Judge Info - Cynthia Reed

Showdog.com Judge Since Friday, December 31, 2010
Retirement Announced 5/31/2011

Shows a slight bias toward dogs over bitches. Not very political. Moderate level of breed bias. Thinks a dog needs to earn its championship before it should even be considered for best of breed.


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 Cynthia Reed looks for.

Trait Importance
Head Low
Forequarter High
Hindquarter Very High
Gait Very High
Top Neck and Back Normal
Coat Low
Size/Height 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.  Cynthia Reed 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 Aly Dimaggio
8 Chuck Donaldson
9 Stephanie Scott
10 Listy Cousar
11 Huntert Dawe
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 Julie Patton
22 Jos Harter
23 Ron Boening
24 Antonio Hutchinson
25 Parker Hart

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
Korthals 113 10/24/2019 Whirlaway Heironymus
K9 Kapers 6 10/14/2019 BlaznHot Double Indemnity
Tammo Believe Me 10/10/2019
GaylanStudio 2019-10-03 All Breed Show 10/3/2019 Whirlaway Heironymus
Rossetts October 1 All Breed Show 10/1/2019 BlaznHot Blank Cheque
Corgo 75 9/19/2019
September 2019 G.S.M.D. Nationals 9/16/2019
Steinhaus Summer Show 9 9/9/2019 BlaznHot Impulse
Comet Presents All Breed Bonanza 4 8/5/2019 KDH Cobalt Fire
KDH All Breed 66 7/24/2019 Ranchstar Dylan

Did you know?
Judges are generally certified to judge one or several breeds, usually in the same group, but a few "all-breed" judges have the training and experience to judge large numbers of breeds.