Judge Info - Bruce Diaz

Showdog.com Judge Since Saturday, September 30, 2017
Retirement Announced 1/31/2018

Very political judge, likes to see certain handlers on dogs. Relatively high 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 Bruce Diaz looks for.

Trait Importance
Head Very High
Forequarter Low
Hindquarter Normal
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.  Bruce Diaz has been known to prefer the following handlers.

Rank Exhibitor
1 Kelly Glenn
2 Brian Coke
3 Elaine Stinson
4 Janis Lopez
5 Terrance Stuttsman
6 Hun Sargeant
7 Bremy Scheffer
8 Valera Ortiz
9 Lucinda Hunter
10 Veronica Sheidt
11 Mark Jetter
12 Bart Alderette
13 Carolyn Beerer
14 Aarry Schmit
15 Kath Hazlett
16 Judy Clarkson
17 Chry Krell
18 Adrian Campbell
19 Kristen Gowin
20 Chric Hoover
21 Bob Golub
22 Dianne Carter
23 Abby Stewart
24 Nata Deming
25 Evan Kown

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
MTT Joy 03 6/25/2018
White Birch Staffie Show 3 6/23/2018
Summerwind June 14th All Breed Show 6/14/2018 Lisboa Coated Suori
Jettkis Friday Spectacular 4/27/2018
PomAide 3 4/23/2018
Toy Poodle Parade 55 4/11/2018
SP Dream Show 2 3/21/2018
Hang Fire 120 3/2/2018
A Tribute All Breed 2/27/2018 Deliverance From Separation
February 2018 Kooikerhondje Nationals 2/26/2018


Did you know?
A specialty show is a dog show which reviews a single breed, unlike other dog shows, particularly conformation shows, which are generally referred to as "all-breed" because they are open to all breeds recognized by the sponsoring kennel club.