Judge Info - Elvin Galan
Showdog.com Judge Since Wednesday, October 31, 2007
Retirement Announced 2/28/2009
Shows a slight bias toward dogs over bitches. Very political judge, likes to see certain handlers on dogs. Low level of breed bias. Has a tendency to like dogs the more often they're seen. Thinks a dog needs to earn its championship before it should even be considered for best of breed.
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 Elvin Galan looks for.
|Top Neck and Back||Normal|
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. Elvin Galan has been known to prefer the following handlers.
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|
|Whippets in November 4||11/4/2019|
|Keeshonds Down Under 60||10/30/2019|
|September 2019 Pharaoh Hound Nationals||9/22/2019|
|August 2019 Norwegian Buhund Nationals||8/23/2019|
|August 2019 Great Pyrenees Nationals||8/12/2019|
|Uncharted Water retirement show||8/5/2019|
|Fall Leaves 89||6/24/2019||KDH Street Jammer|