Judge Info - Alisa Fillmore

Showdog.com Judge Since Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Retirement Announced 6/30/2013

Shows a slight bias toward bitches over dogs. 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. Low 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 Alisa Fillmore looks for.

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

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

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
January 2023 Sussex Spaniel Nationals 1/27/2023
1/17 GWP Specialty 1/17/2023
January 2023 Siberian Husky Nationals 1/16/2023
Anatolian Adventures 13 12/11/2022
GaylanStudio8 All Breed 22-12-02 12/2/2022 Picardy Wildwood
GaylanStudio6 All Breed 22-10-29 10/29/2022 BSG Shining Princess
CanmoreK All Breed 22-10-15 10/15/2022 Picardy Émeline
September 2022 Borzoi Nationals 9/26/2022
TRST all breed 3 8/19/2022 BSG Gift Of Kindness
August 2022 Appenzeller Sennenhund Nationals 8/14/2022


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.