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
Toy Poodle Parade 212 11/10/2019
November 2019 Boston Terrier Nationals 11/4/2019
Cairn Conundrum 10/29/2019
Nymble Mudi Specialty I 10/21/2019
Tru Justice Fall Show 10 10/6/2019 Bonner of Yishar
September 2019 Newfoundland Nationals 9/18/2019
DH Dogo Specialty V 9/3/2019
September 2019 English Foxhound Nationals 9/1/2019
August 2019 Pharaoh Hound Nationals 8/22/2019
Visited By Aliens 8/2/2019 Lanakila Frontier Justice


Did you know?
The two largest American dog shows after Westminster are the National Dog Show (which is televised on Thanksgiving Day by NBC, usually after the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade) and the AKC/Eukanuba National Championship.