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.

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 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
Cubby Fan Beardie Classic 2 9/17/2020
Willowcreek July 3rd All Breed Show 7/3/2020 Agamede Janey
GaylanStudio5 2020-06-20 All Breed Show 6/20/2020 KDH Black Lightning
April 2020 Papillon Nationals 4/11/2020
TT Time 4 4/7/2020
Breacan Spring 3/26/2020 KDH Red Bull
March 2020 Tibetan Terrier Nationals 3/25/2020
Spanish Water Dog Show Off 10 3/22/2020
KDH All Breed 169 3/22/2020 KDH Black Widow
March 2020 W.H.W.T. Nationals 3/21/2020


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.