Judge Info - William Jones

Showdog.com Judge Since Friday, December 23, 2016
Retirement Announced 7/31/2017

Not very political. Low level of breed bias. Thinks a dog needs to earn its championship before it should even be considered for best of breed.

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 William Jones looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Aimeene Good
2 Marc Buchhelt
3 Kennis Greiner
4 Ster Coaxum
5 Robert Pouk
6 Jean Infante
7 Debbie Merrill
8 Rogane Tuller
9 Terry Galloway
10 Bob Coke
11 Willie Cundiff
12 Stew Kellermen
13 Jeff Wehlan
14 Duane Rawley
15 Marisa Feagin
16 Dan Adams
17 Norma Young
18 Katy Murrell
19 Beah McEwen
20 John Rome
21 Jessa McKinnley
22 Emma Moss
23 Kristen Schindewolf
24 Jay McHaney
25 Logan Ray

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
October Whippet 15 10/22/2019
Companions All Breed 12th October 10/12/2019 BLK American Bells
Ig 9/18 9/18/2019
Seasar All Breed 71 9/13/2019 GLXYs Dont Be Cruel
September 2019 Bergamasco Nationals 9/8/2019
August 2019 Australian Shepherd Nationals 8/23/2019
Dobe Lovers 22 7/23/2019
Nefarious 26 7/17/2019
Mists of Avalon 2 7/15/2019 GLXYs Vengeance Is Mine
July 2019 Otterhound Nationals 7/8/2019


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.