Judge Info - Theodore Belew

Showdog.com Judge Since Wednesday, October 31, 2007
Retirement Announced 5/31/2009

Not very political. 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 Theodore Belew looks for.

Trait Importance
Head Normal
Forequarter Low
Hindquarter Normal
Gait Normal
Top Neck and Back High
Coat High
Size/Height Normal
Feet Very High

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.  Theodore Belew has been known to prefer the following handlers.

Rank Exhibitor
1 Bradie DiNapoli
2 Hen Kilburn
3 Erik Mitchell
4 Cliff Irwin
5 Terri Farnum
6 Keven Dowdle
7 Listy Cousar
8 Huntert Dawe
9 Ben Marro
10 Maret Gentile
11 Rachero Fergus
12 Aly Dimaggio
13 Chuck Donaldson
14 Stephanie Scott
15 Bre Strayhorn
16 Jene Moak
17 Tod Brubaker
18 Kimberly Carson
19 Joandy Classen
20 Jos Harter
21 Ron Boening
22 Parker Hart
23 Joey Finch
24 Holly Pollok
25 Emily Nguyen

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
Stonehill March 14th All Breed Show 3/14/2018 Nachthunde Mu Bai
Do it for the Brits 32 1/25/2018
Kleenex 1/20 shep 1/20/2018
Border Terrier Kennel Club 7 12/3/2017
Hang Fire 92 11/8/2017
Kohl Birthday Show8 10/16/2017
Fall Is For Igs 9/22/2017
Hang Fire 68 9/16/2017
afterfire Klee Show 3 8/1/2017
Have Some Fun Collie Show 7/20/2017

The Kennel Club (UK) system, which is also used by the Australian National Kennel Council[1] and in other countries, is considered the most difficult to earn a title under.