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
GaylanStudio August 15th All Breed 8/15/2018 Kingfisher Cyber Security
Vignette July 5th All Breed Show 7/5/2018 Kingfisher Cyber Security
Mijas Have a Go Obedience 5 7/2/2018
Wyndhaven June 21st All Breed show 6/21/2018 ESAN Royal Delight
Antipodes Sheltie Show 30 6/12/2018
Come On Folks Boxer Show 5/30/2018
PointyHead 143 5/24/2018
PointyHead 131 5/9/2018
Pharaoh Hound April 1st Specialty 4/1/2018
Kleenex 2/8 eng 2/8/2018


Did you know?
Additional points may be awarded to the Best of Winners, or a class dog that goes Best of Breed or Best of Opposite Sex, again depending on the number of dogs competing