Judge Info - Christopher Kerr

Showdog.com Judge Since Monday, December 31, 2012
Retirement Announced 9/30/2013

Not political at all. 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 Christopher Kerr looks for.

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

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

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
Saddle Up 4/10/2021 Fingerprint WundaLand
April 2021 Belgian Sheepdog Nationals 4/3/2021
GaylanStudio 21-03-16 All Breed 3/16/2021 Wundaboys Bare With
March 2021 German Shepherd Dog Nationals 3/15/2021
Rivacres Valentines Parade 2/14/2021 BarStar Front Page News
February 2021 Bergamasco Nationals 2/8/2021
American Aussies 12/25/2020
December 2020 Bearded Collie Nationals 12/20/2020
Residential CMD 1 12/15/2020
November 2020 Scottish Terrier Nationals 11/11/2020


Did you know?
The sit for exam is a modified version of the Stand for Exam. It is generally used in novice level classes and requires the handler to order the dog to sit and then to move away from the dog the length of the leash. The judge will then approach the dog and pet the dog's head.