Judge Info - Donald Bennett

Showdog.com Judge Since Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Retirement Announced 9/30/2013

Not very political. Low level of breed bias. Has a tendency to like dogs the more often they're seen.

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 Donald Bennett looks for.

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

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.  Donald Bennett has been known to prefer the following handlers.

Rank Exhibitor
1 Janis Coakley
2 Giulice Lipton
3 Nicole Hunger
4 Pamarba Lhoam
5 Chrica Donnellan
6 Billip Soltero
7 Mick Sherrer
8 Mandy Parcus
9 Claire McAllister
10 Joe Kensing
11 Roxanne Leatherwood
12 Chri Faison
13 Jana Mezies
14 Scott Ramsey
15 Sana Rasnick
16 Shael Parramore
17 Caraces Rowen
18 Yvette Glover
19 Thom Kogut
20 Bruce Creel
21 Evan Kown
22 Nata Deming
23 Sylvia Tejeda
24 Joey Allen
25 Abby Stewart

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
ASTs So Ready for Summer 3 7/4/2019
Brussels Bounce 84 6/24/2019
BlaznHot Australian Shepherd Winter Warmer 6/21/2019
Seasar All Breed 44 6/8/2019 GLXYs Quiet Snowfall
Winover the Others 26 5/20/2019
South Florida 7 4/7/2019 Glitter Iris
Bsgkid April 2019 Show 4/2/2019 KDH Leather and Lace
Sandman Number 18 3/30/2019
Whippet Wonder 3 3/25/2019
Fantasy Land Borzoi Days 9 3/17/2019


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.