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|
|March 2020 Argentine Dogo Nationals||3/19/2020|
|February 2020 G.S.P. Nationals||2/27/2020|
|February 2020 Bergamasco Nationals||2/8/2020|
|January 2020 Maltese Nationals||1/25/2020|
|Krieghund Winter Show 26||1/12/2020||BarStar MoveItToTheExits|
|January 2020 Spinone Italiano Nationals||1/8/2020|
|Nifty Norfolks 65 Xmas Eve||12/24/2019|
|Hi Jack Russell Extra Show 3||12/23/2019|
|Corgi Specialty 17||11/26/2019|