Judge Info - Glen Bowers

Showdog.com Judge Since Saturday, October 31, 2015
Retirement Announced 8/31/2017

Shows a slight bias toward dogs over bitches. 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 Glen Bowers looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Kimberly Carson
2 Jene Moak
3 Joandy Classen
4 Stephanie Scott
5 Chuck Donaldson
6 Aly Dimaggio
7 Deborie Mejorado
8 Julie Patton
9 Keven Dowdle
10 Cliff Irwin
11 Antonio Hutchinson
12 Erik Mitchell
13 Hen Kilburn
14 Dert Priebe
15 Pamelan Treadwell
16 Bradie DiNapoli
17 Justin Moyer
18 Terri Farnum
19 Listy Cousar
20 Huntert Dawe
21 Ben Marro
22 Maret Gentile
23 Peren Troy
24 Bill Meyer
25 Rachero Fergus

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
IS IT FALL YET? Cavalier Specialty Finale 9/19/2020
Corgivaganza 58 7/17/2020
June 2020 Alaskan Malamute Nationals 6/1/2020
Jester Dogs 190th All Breed Show 5/16/2020 GLXYs Tombstone
Show Off Fluffy 2 5/3/2020
Stafford Big Show2 4/25/2020
April 2020 Toy Fox Terrier Nationals 4/15/2020
January 2020 Standard Schnauzer Nationals 1/17/2020
OneTwoThree 11/26/2019 Seasar Galba
Legends of Logres 7 11/8/2019 RAs full force


Did you know?
The figure 8 exercise requires the team to heel in a figure 8 pattern either on or off leash. Generally two of the ring stewards will assist the judge with this exercise by acting as "posts", standing 8 feet apart, that the team walks around to form the loops of the figure 8.