Judge Info - Amanda Nava
Showdog.com Judge Since Monday, April 30, 2012
Retirement Announced 5/31/2016
Has a tendency to use dogs handled by certain handlers but isn't overt in it. Moderate level of breed bias. Thinks dogs should be compared to how good they are vs the rest of their breed rather than overall quality vs all dogs.
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 Nava looks for.
|Top Neck and Back||Low|
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 Nava has been known to prefer the following handlers.
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|
|July 2020 Puli Nationals||7/19/2020|
|July 2020 Kerry Blue Terrier Nationals||7/5/2020|
|May 2020 Portuguese Podengo Nationals||5/24/2020|
|May 2020 Pyrenean Shepherd Nationals||5/22/2020|
|KDH All Breed 195||5/14/2020||KDH Black Lightning|
|May 2020 English Cocker Spaniel Nationals||5/5/2020|
|Breacan Spring Show 7||4/24/2020||CCC Minute Man|
|KDH All Breed 183||4/18/2020||KDH Black Lightning|
|April 2020 Tibetan Mastiff Nationals||4/9/2020|
|Under the Southern Cross 12||1/18/2020||KDH Black Jack|