Judge Info - George Kennedy

Showdog.com Judge Since Monday, August 31, 2009
Retirement Announced 8/31/2011

Not very political. 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 George Kennedy looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Ster Coaxum
2 Kennis Greiner
3 Marc Buchhelt
4 Jean Infante
5 Debbie Merrill
6 Aimeene Good
7 Bob Coke
8 Robert Pouk
9 Willie Cundiff
10 Jeff Wehlan
11 Dan Adams
12 Rogane Tuller
13 Terry Galloway
14 Norma Young
15 Stew Kellermen
16 Duane Rawley
17 Marisa Feagin
18 Katy Murrell
19 Beah McEwen
20 John Rome
21 Jessa McKinnley
22 Jay McHaney
23 Edna Dixon
24 Emma Moss
25 Kristen Schindewolf

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
Southern Cross 13 3/29/2024 Solcintra Throwing Stones
STL all breed 63 3/13/2024 WPs Running out of Ink
ATK all breed 56 2/13/2024 Dondaig Thanos
January 2024 Australian Kelpie Nationals 1/4/2024
Monrovia Malamute Classic 2 11/6/2023
October 2023 Cairn Terrier Nationals 10/16/2023
GaylanStudio5 All Breed 23-09-16 9/13/2023 Solcintra Ramble On Rose
Monrovia Malamute Classic 9/10/2023
September 2023 Irish Terrier Nationals 9/1/2023
Carrie Another Show 50 8/8/2023 Dondaig Corach Rambler

Did you know?
A conformation dog show is not a comparison of one dog to another but a comparison of each dog to a judge's mental image of the ideal breed type as outlined in the individual breed's breed standard.