Judge Info - Emerson Shores

Showdog.com Judge Since Wednesday, September 5, 2007
Retirement Announced 4/30/2008

Shows a slight bias toward bitches over dogs. Very political judge, likes to see certain handlers on dogs. 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 Emerson Shores looks for.

Trait Importance
Head High
Forequarter Very High
Hindquarter Normal
Gait Low
Top Neck and Back High
Coat Low
Size/Height High
Feet Low

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.  Emerson Shores has been known to prefer the following handlers.

Rank Exhibitor
1 Ben Marro
2 Maret Gentile
3 Rachero Fergus
4 Bre Strayhorn
5 Huntert Dawe
6 Listy Cousar
7 Terri Farnum
8 Tod Brubaker
9 Bradie DiNapoli
10 Jos Harter
11 Ron Boening
12 Hen Kilburn
13 Erik Mitchell
14 Parker Hart
15 Joey Finch
16 Cliff Irwin
17 Holly Pollok
18 Keven Dowdle
19 Emily Nguyen
20 Art Toles
21 Ros Richart
22 Eric Pennington
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
Beltane Celebration 114 4/25/2020 Lanakila Sing Me A Song
April 2020 Labrador Retriever Nationals 4/13/2020
March 2020 Affenpinscher Nationals 3/13/2020
February 2020 Dogue de Bordeaux Nationals 2/26/2020
Seasar All Breed 115 2/24/2020 Kilohana NeverTellMeTheOdds
Clwyds February 1 All Breed Show 2/1/2020 Kilohana NeverTellMeTheOdds
Corgo 131 1/20/2020
January 2020 Dalmatian Nationals 1/15/2020
January 2020 Australian Cattle Dog Nationals 1/7/2020
Shades of Gold 4 12/27/2019 Lanakila TheEdgeOfTheGalaxy


Did you know?
At least two wins must be a set of three or more points ("majors"), under two different judges; at least one additional win under a third judge is also required.