Judge Info - Anna Gonzales

Showdog.com Judge Since Monday, June 30, 2008
Retirement Announced 5/31/2009

Not very political. 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 Anna Gonzales looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Elaine Stinson
2 Kelly Glenn
3 Janis Lopez
4 Terrance Stuttsman
5 Brian Coke
6 Bremy Scheffer
7 Hun Sargeant
8 Lucinda Hunter
9 Valera Ortiz
10 Veronica Sheidt
11 Mark Jetter
12 Bart Alderette
13 Carolyn Beerer
14 Aarry Schmit
15 Kath Hazlett
16 Judy Clarkson
17 Chry Krell
18 Adrian Campbell
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
February 2021 Wire Fox Terrier Nationals 2/2/2021
Australian Shepherd 1 1/17/2021
willows Doxie Show 2 1/11/2021
January 2021 Welsh Springer Spaniel Nationals 1/5/2021
Residential Dachshund 13 12/28/2020
November 2020 American Cocker Spaniel Nationals 11/21/2020
Jumping Jacks 1 11/13/2020
Decoys All Breed 37 11/11/2020 Rough Edges Why Dream
Slipps The Way Forward 10/12/2020 RAs alone again
Global Challenge 2 9/15/2020 Canasta’s Strike A Pose


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.