Judge Info - Blake Hepler
Showdog.com Judge Since Wednesday, September 5, 2007
Retirement Announced 12/31/2008
Has a tendency to use dogs handled by certain handlers but isn't overt in it. Doesn't show a breed bias at all.
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 Blake Hepler looks for.
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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. Blake Hepler 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|
|GaylanStudio7 All Breed 23-11-29||11/29/2023||Xénia V Zwölfjäger|
|October 2023 Australian Kelpie Nationals||10/4/2023|
|Southwest 64||8/24/2023||Lanakila ShesLikeTheWind|
|Toy Poodle Parade 404||7/23/2023|
|Comet Presents All Breed Bonanza 62||6/23/2023||Solcintra Blueberry Cobbler|
|MVK all breed 7||5/28/2023||Bözsi V Zwölfjäger|
|5/7 Foxfire Allbreed||5/7/2023||Tarot Friday the Thirteenth|
|May 2023 Wire Fox Terrier Nationals||5/2/2023|
|Dane Dash 2||3/24/2023|
|TRHD all breed 17||2/16/2023||Lanakila Song And Emotion|