Judge Info - Edward Saavedra

Showdog.com Judge Since Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Retirement Announced 12/31/2013

Not very political. Low level of breed bias. Thinks a dog needs to earn its championship before it should even be considered for best of breed.

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 Edward Saavedra looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Lucinda Hunter
2 Bremy Scheffer
3 Terrance Stuttsman
4 Janis Lopez
5 Elaine Stinson
6 Kelly Glenn
7 Brian Coke
8 Hun Sargeant
9 Valera Ortiz
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
January 2014 Papillon Nationals 1/11/2014
January Extra Norfolk T Show 2 1/7/2014
Kona Coast 9 1/5/2014 Solimars The Crow
Barnsforde Bash 87 1/2/2014 Solimars Must Love Dogs
January 2014 Beagle Nationals 1/1/2014
Barnsforde Bash 84 12/26/2013 Solimars The Crow
Do You Hear What I Hear 12/25/2013 Solimars The Crow
I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus 12/21/2013 Solimars The Crow
December 2013 Border Collie Nationals 12/20/2013
Bloodhound Show 2 12/18/2013


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