Judge Info - Deborah Walker

Showdog.com Judge Since Sunday, June 30, 2013

Has a tendency to use dogs handled by certain handlers but isn't overt in it. Low 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 Deborah Walker looks for.

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

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.  Deborah Walker has been known to prefer the following handlers.

Rank Exhibitor
1 Kelly LaFoy
2 Rusty Walter
3 Ellen Schroeder
4 Patrick Sayforth
5 Kim Coleman
6 Clan Melby
7 Doug Mavroulis
8 George Anderson
9 Geor Board
10 Mike Schneider
11 Alejam Zapien
12 Kate Dalton
13 Martha Woodson
14 Angela Fletcher
15 Annee Lino
16 Chrise Elleberee
17 Sam Tacker
18 Aarthom Rapier
19 Marry Anne Bryant
20 Stephew Deering
21 All Mederos
22 George Cruce
23 Roby Hawks
24 Reberol Pattison
25 David Scott

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
November 2014 Portuguese Pointer Nationals 11/20/2014
Jolly Japes 78 11/19/2014 Picardy Old Magic
November 2014 Brittany Nationals 11/17/2014
November 2014 Field Spaniel Nationals 11/16/2014
November 2014 Leonberger Nationals 11/11/2014
Irish Setter Celebration 13 11/3/2014
November 2014 Saluki Nationals 11/1/2014
October 2014 Belgian Laekenois Nationals 10/27/2014
West Retriever Club Speciality 10/26/2014
October 2014 Bichon Frise Nationals 10/24/2014


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