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
March 2014 Whippet Nationals 3/26/2014
March 2014 Welsh Terrier Nationals 3/24/2014
March 2014 Schipperke Nationals 3/16/2014
March 2014 Cardigan Welsh Corgi Nationals 3/15/2014
March 2014 Vizsla Nationals 3/14/2014
March 2014 Rhodesian Ridgeback Nationals 3/13/2014
March 2014 Chow Chow Nationals 3/10/2014
Mad March Hare Show 3/6/2014
March 2014 American Eskimo Dog Nationals 3/5/2014
March 2014 American Water Spaniel Nationals 3/4/2014


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Did you know?
The sit for exam is a modified version of the Stand for Exam. It is generally used in novice level classes and requires the handler to order the dog to sit and then to move away from the dog the length of the leash. The judge will then approach the dog and pet the dog's head.
Did you know?
Since its centenary year in 1991, Crufts has officially been recognised as the world's largest and most prestigious dog show by the Guinness Book of Records, with a total of 22,973 dogs being exhibited that year.