Judge Info - Patricia Stevens

Showdog.com Judge Since Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Retirement Announced 4/30/2017

Has a tendency to use dogs handled by certain handlers but isn't overt in it. Moderate level of breed bias. Has a tendency to like dogs the more often they're seen.

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 Patricia Stevens looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Adrian Campbell
2 Chry Krell
3 Judy Clarkson
4 Kath Hazlett
5 Kristen Gowin
6 Chric Hoover
7 Aarry Schmit
8 Bob Golub
9 Carolyn Beerer
10 Bart Alderette
11 Mark Jetter
12 Veronica Sheidt
13 Dianne Carter
14 Valera Ortiz
15 Hun Sargeant
16 Abby Stewart
17 Nata Deming
18 Evan Kown
19 Brian Coke
20 Kelly Glenn
21 Thom Kogut
22 Yvette Glover
23 Elaine Stinson
24 Caraces Rowen
25 Janis Lopez

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
SColours 350 9/20/2019
Decoys All Breed 7 9/8/2019 BarStar DancingWithAStranger
Keeshond Show 8 9/1/2019
GaylanStudio 2019-08-23 All Breed Show 8/23/2019 Jidokey Won`t Talk About It
August 2019 Miniature Poodle Nationals 8/10/2019
August 2019 Irish Wolfhound Nationals 8/7/2019
July 2019 Beagle Nationals 7/1/2019
May 2019 Miniature Bull Terrier Nationals 5/11/2019
April 2019 Norfolk Terrier Nationals 4/5/2019
April 2019 Azawakh Nationals 4/1/2019


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.