Judge Info - Deforrest Aaren

Showdog.com Judge Since Wednesday, June 8, 2005
Retirement Announced 5/31/2008

Has a tendency to use dogs handled by certain handlers but isn't overt in it. Moderate level of breed bias. Thinks a dog needs to earn its championship before it should even be considered for best of breed.

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 Deforrest Aaren looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Peren Troy
2 Bill Meyer
3 Jamiel Leavens
4 Jennifer Oneil
5 Justin Moyer
6 Pamelan Treadwell
7 Dert Priebe
8 Nany Painter
9 Antonio Hutchinson
10 Julie Patton
11 Deborie Mejorado
12 Greg Alexander
13 Nathia Barks
14 Jony Bewely
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 Joandy Classen
25 June Dixon

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
Carrie Another Show 22 10/16/2021 RJ Tiddle Tiddle Tum Tum
Irish Blue 37 9/9/2021
Canmore2 21-09-03 All Breed 9/3/2021 ECC Theodore The Terria
August 2021 Redbone Coonhound Nationals 8/9/2021
July 2021 Bichon Frise Nationals 7/24/2021
TFT All Star 7/8/2021
July 2021 Collie Nationals 7/7/2021
June 2021 American Cocker Spaniel Nationals 6/21/2021
Australian All Breed 41 6/20/2021 Kilhey Consistent Dreamer
June 2021 Beauceron Nationals 6/18/2021


Did you know?
A specialty show is a dog show which reviews a single breed, unlike other dog shows, particularly conformation shows, which are generally referred to as "all-breed" because they are open to all breeds recognized by the sponsoring kennel club.