Judge Info - Andrew Nicholson

Showdog.com Judge Since Friday, December 23, 2016
Retirement Announced 9/30/2017

Not very political. 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 Andrew Nicholson looks for.

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

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

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
GaylanStudio All Breed 22-01-12 1/12/2022 RJ Svetlanas Rasputin
December 2021 Italian Greyhound Nationals 12/14/2021
December 2021 Appenzeller Sennenhund Nationals 12/14/2021
December 2021 Standard Poodle Nationals 12/12/2021
The Lemon Claws Its A Decider 21 11/14/2021 RJ Summertime Snowblast
November 2021 Labrador Retriever Nationals 11/13/2021
October 2021 Puli Nationals 10/19/2021
September 2021 Australian Terrier Nationals 9/11/2021
Akalore SAB Mania 3 7/6/2021
Slooki Show 3 7/4/2021


Did you know?
The third obedience title is a UD, or "Utility Dog", which is earned through competition in the Utility obedience class