Judge Info - Debbie Vaughn

Showdog.com Judge Since Saturday, April 30, 2016
Retirement Announced 12/31/2017

Not very political. Moderate 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 Debbie Vaughn looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Jay McHaney
2 Jessa McKinnley
3 John Rome
4 Beah McEwen
5 Katy Murrell
6 Edna Dixon
7 Norma Young
8 Dan Adams
9 June Dixon
10 Matt Moore
11 Jeff Wehlan
12 Willie Cundiff
13 Riely Whalen
14 Bob Coke
15 Ster Stockyard
16 Debbie Merrill
17 Caryn Brumit
18 Flozell Tucker
19 Herb Bowe
20 Jean Infante
21 Den Towler
22 Coby Rodriguez
23 Alles Vickers
24 Ster Coaxum
25 Jony Bewely

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
Whispers Chow Show 4 11/14/2019
October 2019 Havanese Nationals 10/9/2019
September 2019 Black and Tan Coonhound Nationals 9/24/2019
Zoetic Dogo Specialty X 9/20/2019
Zoetic Dogo Specialty BIG PRIZE 8/23/2019
Nefarious 37 8/11/2019
July 2019 Bearded Collie Nationals 7/20/2019
AFH 7-15 7/15/2019
July 2019 Affenpinscher Nationals 7/13/2019
Briard 7-8 7/8/2019


Did you know?
The third obedience title is a UD, or "Utility Dog", which is earned through competition in the Utility obedience class