Judge Info - Diane Garrett

Showdog.com Judge Since Saturday, February 28, 2009
Retirement Announced 1/31/2011

Not very political. 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 Diane Garrett looks for.

Trait Importance
Head High
Forequarter High
Hindquarter Very Low
Gait Low
Top Neck and Back Low
Coat Very Low
Size/Height Normal
Feet Normal

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.  Diane Garrett has been known to prefer the following handlers.

Rank Exhibitor
1 Aly Dimaggio
2 Chuck Donaldson
3 Stephanie Scott
4 Keven Dowdle
5 Cliff Irwin
6 Jene Moak
7 Erik Mitchell
8 Hen Kilburn
9 Kimberly Carson
10 Joandy Classen
11 Bradie DiNapoli
12 Terri Farnum
13 Listy Cousar
14 Huntert Dawe
15 Deborie Mejorado
16 Ben Marro
17 Julie Patton
18 Maret Gentile
19 Antonio Hutchinson
20 Rachero Fergus
21 Bre Strayhorn
22 Dert Priebe
23 Pamelan Treadwell
24 Justin Moyer
25 Tod Brubaker

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
GaylanStudio7 21-09-28 All Breed 9/28/2021 Kilohana PacificRim
Lhasa Leap 5 8/23/2021
August 2021 Brussels Griffon Nationals 8/13/2021
July 2021 Skye Terrier Nationals 7/15/2021
Carrie Doxie Show 2 7/14/2021
Earl’s Irish Extravaganza II 6/13/2021
June 2021 Dachshund Nationals 6/9/2021
June 2021 English Cocker Spaniel Nationals 6/5/2021
Treun Spring Show 25 5/29/2021 Draig Blanch
Bring Your Best 16 4/16/2021 Detroit’s Mapleridge


Did you know?
The largest and most prestigious dog show in America is the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, was established in 1877 and is held annually at Madison Square Garden in New York City.