Judge Info - Alan Magdaleno

Showdog.com Judge Since Wednesday, September 30, 2009
Retirement Announced 2/28/2011

Not political at all. Moderate level of breed bias.

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 Alan Magdaleno looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Peren Troy
2 Justin Moyer
3 Pamelan Treadwell
4 Bill Meyer
5 Dert Priebe
6 Jamiel Leavens
7 Antonio Hutchinson
8 Jennifer Oneil
9 Julie Patton
10 Nany Painter
11 Deborie Mejorado
12 Greg Alexander
13 Nathia Barks
14 Jony Bewely
15 Alles Vickers
16 Coby Rodriguez
17 Den Towler
18 Herb Bowe
19 Flozell Tucker
20 Caryn Brumit
21 Joandy Classen
22 Ster Stockyard
23 Kimberly Carson
24 Riely Whalen
25 Jene Moak

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
Draig Summer Show 14 8/13/2020 RA stand alone
August 2020 Smooth Fox Terrier Nationals 8/6/2020
Clwyds July 19 All Breed Show 7/19/2020 Snowfell Dark Wisp
July 2020 Rhodesian Ridgeback Nationals 7/13/2020
July 2020 Caucasian Mountain Dog Nationals 7/9/2020
Sheltie Showdown 4 5/25/2020
May 2020 A.S.T. Nationals 5/12/2020
May 2020 Belgian Sheepdog Nationals 5/3/2020
March 2020 Border Collie Nationals 3/20/2020
Seasar All Breed 119 3/7/2020 Dondaig Leader


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.