Judge Info - Eileen Miller

Showdog.com Judge Since Thursday, July 31, 2014
Retirement Announced 4/30/2017

Shows a slight bias toward dogs over bitches. Has a tendency to use dogs handled by certain handlers but isn't overt in it. Low level of breed bias. Thinks dogs should be compared to how good they are vs the rest of their breed rather than overall quality vs all dogs.

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 Eileen Miller looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Patrick Sayforth
2 Ellen Schroeder
3 Rusty Walter
4 Doug Mavroulis
5 Kelly LaFoy
6 Geor Board
7 Mike Schneider
8 Martha Woodson
9 Angela Fletcher
10 Kim Coleman
11 Clan Melby
12 Sam Tacker
13 Marry Anne Bryant
14 George Anderson
15 Reberol Pattison
16 David Scott
17 Alejam Zapien
18 Kate Dalton
19 Joey Allen
20 Sylvia Tejeda
21 Annee Lino
22 Chrise Elleberee
23 Aarthom Rapier
24 Bruce Creel
25 Stephew Deering

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
Newfie Showdown 11/26/2020
November 2020 American Eskimo Dog Nationals 11/5/2020
When Irish Eyes Are Smiling 8 11/3/2020 Lanakila Gravitas
SunDow All Breed 66 10/24/2020
Clwyds ACS Extravaganza 10/24/2020
SunDow Specialty 54 10/12/2020
Border Lines 7 9/15/2020
Up Up And Away All Breed 9/4/2020 Lanakila What About Me
September 2nd Mudi Specialty 9/2/2020
Australis All Breed 31 7/13/2020 Lightnings The Gambler


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.