Judge Info - Lisa Gale

Showdog.com Judge Since Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Retirement Announced 2/28/2014

Very political judge, likes to see certain handlers on dogs. 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 Lisa Gale looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Kim Coleman
2 Clan Melby
3 George Anderson
4 Kelly LaFoy
5 Rusty Walter
6 Ellen Schroeder
7 Alejam Zapien
8 Kate Dalton
9 Patrick Sayforth
10 Annee Lino
11 Chrise Elleberee
12 Doug Mavroulis
13 Aarthom Rapier
14 Stephew Deering
15 All Mederos
16 George Cruce
17 Roby Hawks
18 Geor Board
19 John Urick
20 Mike Schneider
21 Martha Woodson
22 Angela Fletcher
23 Logan Ray
24 Sam Tacker
25 Marry Anne Bryant

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
Glenfield 54 5/17/2018
SilknT 92 5/15/2018
Handler series 3 5/7/2018
PointyHead 126 4/25/2018
Lisboa 63 4/13/2018
Winner Takes It All All Breed 4 4/10/2018 Marquetry Tiny Parlay
Glenfield 42 4/6/2018
The Great Show 4/1/2018
White Fluff 223 3/20/2018
Those Canaan Days 16 3/19/2018


Did you know?
The figure 8 exercise requires the team to heel in a figure 8 pattern either on or off leash. Generally two of the ring stewards will assist the judge with this exercise by acting as "posts", standing 8 feet apart, that the team walks around to form the loops of the figure 8.