Judge Info - Fred Jennings

Showdog.com Judge Since Sunday, March 31, 2013
Retirement Announced 11/30/2013

Not very political. Low 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 Fred Jennings looks for.

Trait Importance
Head High
Forequarter High
Hindquarter High
Gait Very High
Top Neck and Back Low
Coat Very High
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.  Fred Jennings has been known to prefer the following handlers.

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

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
Birthday Cake Specialty 10/13/2020
Short and Long of It 10/10/2020
October 2020 Old English Sheepdog Nationals 10/2/2020
September 2020 Pyrenean Shepherd Nationals 9/22/2020
September 2020 Great Dane Nationals 9/19/2020
Jack Russell Terrier August 16th Specialty 8/16/2020
Breacan Summer Show 15 8/9/2020 GF Kona
August 2020 Lagotto Romagnolo Nationals 8/3/2020
Steinhaus Summer Show 11 7/20/2020 Rough Edges Last Musketeer
German Spitz 19 6/25/2020


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.