Judge Info - Germogen Dominique

Showdog.com Judge Since Saturday, June 4, 2005
Retirement Announced 6/30/2009

Shows a slight bias toward dogs over bitches. Doesn't like using the same breeds that win every other show for BIS. Not very political. Moderate level of breed bias. Thinks a dog needs to earn its championship before it should even be considered for best of breed.

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 Germogen Dominique looks for.

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

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

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
January 2022 Rottweiler Nationals 1/14/2022
December 2021 Keeshond Nationals 12/17/2021
When Irish Eyes Are Smiling 161 12/13/2021 RJ Tub Of Treats
September 2021 S.B.T. Nationals 9/7/2021
August 2021 Chinese Crested Dog Nationals 8/25/2021
GaylanStudio1 21-08-16 All Breed 8/16/2021 Lanakila ThSinnersAndThSaints
July 2021 Finnish Spitz Nationals 7/23/2021
Summertime Belgians 3 6/28/2021
Candlelitt All Breed 11 5/28/2021 Armament’s Chaos Theory
May 2021 Portuguese Water Dog Nationals 5/20/2021


Did you know?
An obedience trial is a dog sport in which a dog must perfectly execute a predefined set of tasks when directed to do so by his handler