Judge Info - Anthony Lara

Showdog.com Judge Since Thursday, December 31, 2015
Retirement Announced 11/30/2017

Shows a slight bias toward dogs over bitches. Doesn't like using the same breeds that win every other show for BIS. Has a tendency to use dogs handled by certain handlers but isn't overt in it. Moderate level of breed bias.

Traits

Each judge on ShowDog.Com gives a different amount of weight to each trait of the dogs that they judge in each show.  Below is a table of which traits Anthony Lara looks for.

Trait Importance
Head Very Low
Forequarter Normal
Hindquarter Very Low
Gait Normal
Top Neck and Back Low
Coat Normal
Size/Height Low
Feet Normal

Favorite Handlers

Each judge has a preference for certain handlers.  These preferences may be based on past experiences, showing style, or just plain old dirty politics.  This preference is completely separate from the quality of the exhibitor, which DOES come into play in the show ring.  Anthony Lara has been known to prefer the following handlers.

Rank Exhibitor
1 George Anderson
2 Alejam Zapien
3 Kate Dalton
4 Clan Melby
5 Kim Coleman
6 Annee Lino
7 Chrise Elleberee
8 Aarthom Rapier
9 Stephew Deering
10 All Mederos
11 George Cruce
12 Roby Hawks
13 John Urick
14 Kelly LaFoy
15 Logan Ray
16 Rusty Walter
17 Ellen Schroeder
18 Patrick Sayforth
19 Kristen Schindewolf
20 Emma Moss
21 Doug Mavroulis
22 Geor Board
23 Mike Schneider
24 Martha Woodson
25 Marisa Feagin

Only the top 25 are listed for the sake of brevity.

Recent Judged Shows

Below is a list of the shows recently judged by this judge. 

Show Date Best in Show
Laekenois Three 11/16/2018
November 2018 Giant Schnauzer Nationals 11/15/2018
November 2018 Affenpinscher Nationals 11/13/2018
Treun Fall Show 16 11/3/2018 Collegedale Bigger Picture
Krieghund Fall Show 18 10/19/2018 Lost Hill Limited Edition
Elite’s Poodle Palooza 1 10/18/2018
Senkrah birthday bash 10/15/2018 Fieldstar Time Away
October 2018 Pumi Nationals 10/1/2018
Draig Fall Show 5 9/25/2018 NLS Black Snow
Halcyon Pointer 32 8/20/2018


Did you know?
At least two wins must be a set of three or more points ("majors"), under two different judges; at least one additional win under a third judge is also required.