Judge Info - Colin Lacy

Showdog.com Judge Since Friday, November 30, 2007
Retirement Announced 2/28/2010

Shows a slight bias toward bitches over dogs. Has a tendency to use dogs handled by certain handlers but isn't overt in it. Moderate 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 Colin Lacy looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Cliff Irwin
2 Keven Dowdle
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 Ben Marro
13 Jene Moak
14 Kimberly Carson
15 Maret Gentile
16 Joandy Classen
17 Rachero Fergus
18 Bre Strayhorn
19 Tod Brubaker
20 Jos Harter
21 Ron Boening
22 Deborie Mejorado
23 Parker Hart
24 Julie Patton
25 Joey Finch

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
GaylanStudio8 All Breed 22-01-19 1/19/2022 Aran High Turnover
January 2022 Shih Tzu Nationals 1/13/2022
Blues CBRs 20 12/22/2021
GaylanStudio5 All Breed 21-12-21 12/21/2021 HH For Peace In The World
GaylanStudio7 All Breed 21-11-17 11/17/2021 Detroit’s Annsbury Ave
Plus Fall Show 20 11/11/2021 FullTilt2 Blurring The Lines
October 2021 Swedish Vallhund Nationals 10/25/2021
CanmoreKennel 21-09-25 All Breed Show 9/25/2021 JJ Princess Avenue
The Lemon Claws Its A Decider 11 9/15/2021 JJ Princess Avenue
Jidokey Summer Forever Pekingese Specialty 7/15/2021

Did you know?
The first obedience title is a CD, or "Companion Dog", which is earned through competition in the Novice obedience class.