Judge Info - Daniel Foster

Showdog.com Judge Since Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Retirement Announced 11/30/2014

Doesn't like using the same breeds that win every other show for BIS. Has a tendency to use dogs handled by certain handlers but isn't overt in it. Relatively high 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 Daniel Foster looks for.

Trait Importance
Head Very Low
Forequarter High
Hindquarter High
Gait Low
Top Neck and Back Low
Coat 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.  Daniel Foster has been known to prefer the following handlers.

Rank Exhibitor
1 Kelly LaFoy
2 Rusty Walter
3 Ellen Schroeder
4 Patrick Sayforth
5 Kim Coleman
6 Clan Melby
7 George Anderson
8 Doug Mavroulis
9 Alejam Zapien
10 Kate Dalton
11 Geor Board
12 Mike Schneider
13 Martha Woodson
14 Annee Lino
15 Chrise Elleberee
16 Angela Fletcher
17 Aarthom Rapier
18 Sam Tacker
19 Marry Anne Bryant
20 Stephew Deering
21 All Mederos
22 George Cruce
23 Roby Hawks
24 John Urick
25 Reberol Pattison

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
Cairn Countdown 3 10/13/2021
Staffords Unidos 7/28/2021
4Saken Mastiff Mania 1 6/1/2021
May 2021 French Bulldog Nationals 5/8/2021
JRT 4/17 Specialty 4/17/2021
Free To Good Home 4/7/2021 Detroit’s Secret Service
February 2021 Chinese Shar-Pei Nationals 2/21/2021
January 2021 Portuguese Water Dog Nationals 1/20/2021
North American Collie Club Show 2 1/17/2021
When Irish Eyes Are Smiling 49 1/4/2021 JD Deanne


Did you know?
In multi-breed and all-breed shows, the winners of all breeds within the kennel club's breed Groups then compete for Group placements.