Judge Info - Donna Fox

Showdog.com Judge Since Thursday, March 31, 2011
Retirement Announced 6/30/2014

Actually prefers to see the owner of the dog handling 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 Donna Fox looks for.

Trait Importance
Head Low
Forequarter Normal
Hindquarter Very High
Gait Normal
Top Neck and Back Normal
Coat Low
Size/Height High
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.  Donna Fox has been known to prefer the following handlers.

Rank Exhibitor
1 Jana Mezies
2 Chri Faison
3 Roxanne Leatherwood
4 Joe Kensing
5 Mandy Parcus
6 Shael Parramore
7 Billip Soltero
8 Bruce Creel
9 Pamarba Lhoam
10 Nicole Hunger
11 Giulice Lipton
12 Sylvia Tejeda
13 Joey Allen
14 Janis Coakley
15 David Scott
16 Reberol Pattison
17 Chrica Donnellan
18 Marry Anne Bryant
19 Mick Sherrer
20 Claire McAllister
21 Sam Tacker
22 Angela Fletcher
23 Scott Ramsey
24 Sana Rasnick
25 Martha Woodson

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
July 2014 G.S.P. Nationals 7/27/2014
July 2014 Pyrenean Shepherd Nationals 7/22/2014
July 2014 Bearded Collie Nationals 7/20/2014
Miniature Schnauzer Showdown 7/18/2014
July 2014 Labrador Retriever Nationals 7/13/2014
July 2014 Pembroke Welsh Corgi Nationals 7/5/2014
July 2014 South African Boerboel Nationals 7/3/2014
July 2014 Alaskan Malamute Nationals 7/1/2014
June 2014 Borzoi Nationals 6/26/2014
June 2014 Welsh Terrier Nationals 6/24/2014


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