Judge Info - Michelle Zavala
Showdog.com Judge Since Friday, November 30, 2012
Retirement Announced 8/31/2014
Shows a slight bias toward dogs over bitches. Has a tendency to use dogs handled by certain handlers but isn't overt in it. Moderate level of breed bias.
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 Michelle Zavala looks for.
|Top Neck and Back||Very High|
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. Michelle Zavala has been known to prefer the following handlers.
|24||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|
|December 2014 German Spitz Nationals||12/14/2014|
|December 2014 Norfolk Terrier Nationals||12/5/2014|
|December 2014 Wire Fox Terrier Nationals||12/2/2014|
|September 2014 Kooikerhondje Nationals||9/26/2014|
|September 2014 Bearded Collie Nationals||9/20/2014|
|September 2014 Dachshund Nationals||9/9/2014|
|September 2014 Manchester Terrier Nationals||9/7/2014|
|September 2014 Bullmastiff Nationals||9/3/2014|
|September 2014 Alaskan Malamute Nationals||9/1/2014|
|August 2014 Flat-Coated Retriever Nationals||8/25/2014|