Judge Info - Amanda Brantley

Showdog.com Judge Since Saturday, October 31, 2009
Retirement Announced 1/31/2012

Has a tendency to use dogs handled by certain handlers but isn't overt in it. 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 Amanda Brantley looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Antonio Hutchinson
2 Dert Priebe
3 Pamelan Treadwell
4 Julie Patton
5 Justin Moyer
6 Deborie Mejorado
7 Joandy Classen
8 Kimberly Carson
9 Peren Troy
10 Bill Meyer
11 Jene Moak
12 Jamiel Leavens
13 Stephanie Scott
14 Chuck Donaldson
15 Jennifer Oneil
16 Aly Dimaggio
17 Nany Painter
18 Greg Alexander
19 Nathia Barks
20 Jony Bewely
21 Alles Vickers
22 Coby Rodriguez
23 Keven Dowdle
24 Den Towler
25 Cliff Irwin

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
Wyredogs Fourth of Many 11/24/2020 CoDetroit Hurricane Season
October 2020 Polish Lowland Sheepdog Nationals 10/2/2020
Jack Russell 9/10 Specialty 9/10/2020
August 2020 Lakeland Terrier Nationals 8/8/2020
July 2020 Dogue de Bordeaux Nationals 7/26/2020
Corgo 144 7/26/2020
SunDow Specialty 26 6/16/2020
La Vita Dolce Specialty 4 5/26/2020
Springtime Sammies 2 5/14/2020
Collie Garden Show 6 4/6/2020


Did you know?
A conformation dog show is not a comparison of one dog to another but a comparison of each dog to a judge's mental image of the ideal breed type as outlined in the individual breed's breed standard.