Judge Info - George Hunter

Showdog.com Judge Since Friday, January 31, 2014

Shows a slight bias toward bitches over dogs. 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 George Hunter looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Terri Farnum
2 Listy Cousar
3 Huntert Dawe
4 Bradie DiNapoli
5 Hen Kilburn
6 Erik Mitchell
7 Ben Marro
8 Cliff Irwin
9 Keven Dowdle
10 Maret Gentile
11 Rachero Fergus
12 Bre Strayhorn
13 Tod Brubaker
14 Jos Harter
15 Aly Dimaggio
16 Ron Boening
17 Chuck Donaldson
18 Stephanie Scott
19 Parker Hart
20 Joey Finch
21 Holly Pollok
22 Jene Moak
23 Kimberly Carson
24 Joandy Classen
25 Emily Nguyen

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
Lunacy All Breed 4/25/2015 HNC Perfect Love
The Tribe 4/21/2015 Basset Hill Come On Over
Small House Big Dreams 4/19/2015 HNC Perfect Love
April 2015 Cairn Terrier Nationals 4/16/2015
Artesia In April Show 4/14/2015 HNC Perfect Love
Eleventh Warrior 4/11/2015 HNC Perfect Love
Whovian Extravaganza 3 4/10/2015
April 9 2015 Show 4/9/2015 HNC Perfect Love
April is for Aussies 1 4/8/2015
April 2015 Black Russian Terrier Nationals 4/6/2015


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