Judge Info - George Hunter

Showdog.com Judge Since Friday, January 31, 2014
Retirement Announced 7/31/2015

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
Extra August `15 Sealyham Show 1 8/4/2015
Project Wes 28 8/3/2015 SU Secret Weapon
Party Under The Golden Bridge 18 8/2/2015 Basset Hill Eloise
Glamour Paws 31 7/28/2015
July 2015 Kooikerhondje Nationals 7/26/2015
Strikers July 24th Show 7/24/2015 Basset Hill Eloise
TNT 30th All Breed Show 7/23/2015 Basset Hill Eloise
Kindred Heart Basenji Bash No. 21 7/21/2015
July 2015 Scottish Deerhound Nationals 7/16/2015
Chocolate And Gold 7/14/2015


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