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
May the 4th be with you 5/4/2020 Kilohana I Kid You Not
South Florida 13 4/21/2020
Oak View April Specialty - Four 4/20/2020
March 2020 Dogue de Bordeaux Nationals 3/26/2020
Rivacres March Show 3/14/2020 Kilohana BestFriendsForLife
March 2020 Doberman Pinscher Nationals 3/13/2020
February 2020 Spanish Water Dog Nationals 2/27/2020
All Breed February 26 2/26/2020 Gaylann Beethoven (19)
February 2020 Standard Poodle Nationals 2/12/2020
Canine Ceilidh 143 1/15/2020 Rio Dream Potion


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.