Judge Info - Doris Turner

Showdog.com Judge Since Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Retirement Announced 9/30/2014

Actually prefers to see the owner of the dog handling it. Moderate 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 Doris Turner looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Art Toles
2 Ros Richart
3 Eric Pennington
4 Emily Nguyen
5 Holly Pollok
6 Joey Finch
7 Parker Hart
8 Ron Boening
9 Jos Harter
10 Tod Brubaker
11 Bre Strayhorn
12 Rachero Fergus
13 Maret Gentile
14 Ben Marro
15 Huntert Dawe
16 Listy Cousar
17 Terri Farnum
18 Bradie DiNapoli
19 Hen Kilburn
20 Erik Mitchell
21 Cliff Irwin
22 Keven Dowdle
23 Aly Dimaggio
24 Chuck Donaldson
25 Stephanie 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
Minna Brittany Show 2 10/20/2020
October 2020 Estrela Mountain Dog Nationals 10/14/2020
SunDow Specialty 51 10/9/2020
October 2020 Toy Poodle Nationals 10/9/2020
September 2020 Showdog.com World Cup 9/30/2020 RAs queen of spades
Pearl City Dog Show 106 9/19/2020 RAs queen of spades
Legends of Logres 24 9/13/2020 Granny Coon Just Before Dark
Be A Good Neighbor 9/8/2020 Patchouli Antebellum
August 2020 Chinese Crested Dog Nationals 8/25/2020
July 2020 Portuguese Water Dog Nationals 7/20/2020


Did you know?
The sit for exam is a modified version of the Stand for Exam. It is generally used in novice level classes and requires the handler to order the dog to sit and then to move away from the dog the length of the leash. The judge will then approach the dog and pet the dog's head.