Judge Info - Matthew Phillips
Showdog.com Judge Since Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Actually prefers to see the owner of the dog handling it. Moderate level of breed bias. Thinks a dog needs to earn its championship before it should even be considered for best of breed.
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 Matthew Phillips looks for.
|Top Neck and Back||Low|
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. Matthew Phillips has been known to prefer the following handlers.
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 2018 Belgian Malinois Nationals||3/18/2018|
|Golden Extravaganza 229||3/17/2018||Carons Fire Fly|
|March 2018 Cairn Terrier Nationals||3/16/2018|
|March 2018 Giant Schnauzer Nationals||3/15/2018|
|Jester Dogs 104th All Breed Show||3/14/2018||Carons Fire Fly|
|March 2018 Affenpinscher Nationals||3/13/2018|
|March 2018 Basset Hound Nationals||3/12/2018|
|Happy Sabbath All Breed||3/11/2018||Carons Fire Fly|
|March 2018 Glen of Imaal Terrier Nationals||3/10/2018|
|Dandy Aussie Special 109||3/10/2018|