Judge Info - Deborah Walker

Showdog.com Judge Since Sunday, June 30, 2013
Retirement Announced 4/30/2015

Has a tendency to use dogs handled by certain handlers but isn't overt in it. Low 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 Deborah Walker looks for.

Trait Importance
Head Low
Forequarter Normal
Hindquarter High
Gait Very Low
Top Neck and Back Low
Coat Normal
Size/Height Normal
Feet 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.  Deborah Walker 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 Doug Mavroulis
8 George Anderson
9 Geor Board
10 Mike Schneider
11 Alejam Zapien
12 Kate Dalton
13 Martha Woodson
14 Angela Fletcher
15 Annee Lino
16 Chrise Elleberee
17 Sam Tacker
18 Aarthom Rapier
19 Marry Anne Bryant
20 Stephew Deering
21 All Mederos
22 George Cruce
23 Roby Hawks
24 Reberol Pattison
25 David Scott

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
Irish Blue 26 6/3/2021
March 2021 Manchester Terrier Nationals 3/7/2021
February 2021 C.K.C.S. Nationals 2/23/2021
Crowned Fox All Breed 2 2/1/2021 BarStar Swiss Soldier
January 2021 Saint Bernard Nationals 1/26/2021
RPK Last Dance 1/20/2021 BarStar Swiss Soldier
November 2020 Pointer Nationals 11/17/2020
Fall Fling for Sealys 5 10/25/2020
Brave New World 48 9/28/2020 MontESAN Swiss Exclusive
GaylanStudio8 2020-06-09 All Breed Show 6/9/2020 BarStar The Wedding Date


Did you know?
A conformation dog show is not a comparison of one dog to another but a comparison of each dog to a judge's mental image of the ideal breed type as outlined in the individual breed's breed standard.