Judge Info - Brian Jolly

Showdog.com Judge Since Friday, November 30, 2007
Retirement Announced 12/31/2008

Shows a slight bias toward bitches over dogs. Not political at all. Low level of breed bias.


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 Brian Jolly looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Keven Dowdle
2 Cliff Irwin
3 Erik Mitchell
4 Hen Kilburn
5 Bradie DiNapoli
6 Terri Farnum
7 Listy Cousar
8 Huntert Dawe
9 Aly Dimaggio
10 Chuck Donaldson
11 Stephanie Scott
12 Jene Moak
13 Kimberly Carson
14 Joandy Classen
15 Ben Marro
16 Maret Gentile
17 Rachero Fergus
18 Bre Strayhorn
19 Tod Brubaker
20 Deborie Mejorado
21 Jos Harter
22 Julie Patton
23 Ron Boening
24 Parker Hart
25 Antonio Hutchinson

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
Beltane Celebration 121 5/12/2020 RAs force of yuna
May 2020 Airedale Terrier Nationals 5/3/2020
March 2020 Mudi Nationals 3/25/2020
Borzoi Rocks 1 3/22/2020
March 2020 Briard Nationals 3/6/2020
Arizona 24 2/8/2020
Halcyon Sealy 2/6/2020
Highland Games 114 1/16/2020 Seasar Cold Heart
December 2019 Bouvier des Flandres Nationals 12/6/2019
speedy 165 11/14/2019

Did you know?
An obedience trial is a dog sport in which a dog must perfectly execute a predefined set of tasks when directed to do so by his handler