Judge Info - Alexis Sides

Showdog.com Judge Since Friday, November 30, 2007
Retirement Announced 3/31/2008

Doesn't like using the same breeds that win every other show for BIS. 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 Alexis Sides looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Yvette Glover
2 Caraces Rowen
3 Thom Kogut
4 Sana Rasnick
5 Scott Ramsey
6 Evan Kown
7 Nata Deming
8 Claire McAllister
9 Mick Sherrer
10 Abby Stewart
11 Chrica Donnellan
12 Dianne Carter
13 Janis Coakley
14 Giulice Lipton
15 Nicole Hunger
16 Pamarba Lhoam
17 Bob Golub
18 Chric Hoover
19 Billip Soltero
20 Mandy Parcus
21 Kristen Gowin
22 Joe Kensing
23 Roxanne Leatherwood
24 Chri Faison
25 Jana Mezies

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
RW Poodle Party 19 11/29/2022
Edinburgh Festival 59 11/24/2022 Lanakila Stray Cat Strut
November 2022 Belgian Tervuren Nationals 11/8/2022
LC GWP SPECTACULAR 94 10/11/2022
August 2022 American Cocker Spaniel Nationals 8/21/2022
July 2022 Saint Bernard Nationals 7/26/2022
BRKDR Mass Enter Here 7/13/2022
May 2022 Irish Wolfhound Nationals 5/7/2022
Tibetan Terrier Opening May 5/1/2022

Did you know?
At least two wins must be a set of three or more points ("majors"), under two different judges; at least one additional win under a third judge is also required.