Judge Info - Gary Martinez

Showdog.com Judge Since Saturday, February 7, 2009
Retirement Announced 3/31/2009

Shows a slight bias toward dogs over bitches. Not political at all. Low level of breed bias.


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 Gary Martinez looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Justin Moyer
2 Pamelan Treadwell
3 Dert Priebe
4 Antonio Hutchinson
5 Peren Troy
6 Bill Meyer
7 Julie Patton
8 Deborie Mejorado
9 Jamiel Leavens
10 Jennifer Oneil
11 Nany Painter
12 Greg Alexander
13 Nathia Barks
14 Joandy Classen
15 Jony Bewely
16 Alles Vickers
17 Kimberly Carson
18 Coby Rodriguez
19 Den Towler
20 Jene Moak
21 Herb Bowe
22 Flozell Tucker
23 Caryn Brumit
24 Ster Stockyard
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
Celebrating Getting Things Done 7/15/2022
July 2022 Miniature Pinscher Nationals 7/2/2022
June 2022 Labrador Retriever Nationals 6/13/2022
June 2022 Komondor Nationals 6/6/2022
GaylanStudio8 All Breed 22-05-27 5/27/2022 Seasar Bamm Bamm
May 2022 English Springer Spaniel Nationals 5/18/2022
April 2022 Welsh Terrier Nationals 4/24/2022
April 2022 Schipperke Nationals 4/16/2022
March 2022 Gordon Setter Nationals 3/21/2022
February 2022 Ibizan Hound Nationals 2/17/2022

Did you know?
The largest and most prestigious dog show in America is the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, was established in 1877 and is held annually at Madison Square Garden in New York City.