Judge Info - Danial Mcdevitt

Showdog.com Judge Since Monday, March 31, 2008
Retirement Announced 9/30/2008

Not political at all. Relatively high 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 Danial Mcdevitt looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Peren Troy
2 Bill Meyer
3 Jamiel Leavens
4 Jennifer Oneil
5 Nany Painter
6 Justin Moyer
7 Pamelan Treadwell
8 Dert Priebe
9 Antonio Hutchinson
10 Greg Alexander
11 Nathia Barks
12 Julie Patton
13 Jony Bewely
14 Deborie Mejorado
15 Alles Vickers
16 Coby Rodriguez
17 Den Towler
18 Herb Bowe
19 Flozell Tucker
20 Caryn Brumit
21 Ster Stockyard
22 Riely Whalen
23 Matt Moore
24 June Dixon
25 Joandy Classen

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
Seasar III All Breed 15 5/14/2022 BarStar Rebellion
May 2022 Chesapeake Bay Retriever Nationals 5/4/2022
March 2022 Border Terrier Nationals 3/23/2022
March 2022 Siberian Husky Nationals 3/16/2022
March 2022 Norfolk Terrier Nationals 3/5/2022
WD Show Me the Way 10 2/25/2022 TSR Ohhh Pure Velour
Canmore3 All Breed 22-02-24 2/24/2022 TSR Ohhh Pure Velour
February 2022 Shiba Inu Nationals 2/22/2022
Canmore4 All Breed 22-01-04 1/4/2022 TSR Ohhh Pure Velour
December 2021 Portuguese Pointer Nationals 12/20/2021

Did you know?
The two largest American dog shows after Westminster are the National Dog Show (which is televised on Thanksgiving Day by NBC, usually after the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade) and the AKC/Eukanuba National Championship.