Judge Info - Gordon Teixeira

Showdog.com Judge Since Tuesday, September 4, 2007
Retirement Announced 1/31/2009

Shows a slight bias toward bitches over dogs. Actually prefers to see the owner of the dog handling it. 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 Gordon Teixeira looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Edna Dixon
2 Jay McHaney
3 June Dixon
4 Matt Moore
5 Riely Whalen
6 Jessa McKinnley
7 Ster Stockyard
8 John Rome
9 Beah McEwen
10 Katy Murrell
11 Caryn Brumit
12 Flozell Tucker
13 Herb Bowe
14 Den Towler
15 Norma Young
16 Coby Rodriguez
17 Alles Vickers
18 Jony Bewely
19 Dan Adams
20 Nathia Barks
21 Greg Alexander
22 Jeff Wehlan
23 Willie Cundiff
24 Bob Coke
25 Debbie Merrill

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
September 2020 Miniature Bull Terrier Nationals 9/11/2020
Down Under All Breed 12 7/23/2020 RAs queen of spades
July 2020 Border Collie Nationals 7/20/2020
July 2020 Yorkshire Terrier Nationals 7/11/2020
Red, White and Blue Cavalier Specialty 7/4/2020
Vignette June 25th All Breed Show 6/25/2020 KDH Kept Secret
June 2020 Gordon Setter Nationals 6/21/2020
Rossetts May 19 All Breed Extravaganza 5/19/2020 RAs queen brittany
Goodbye Shows Final 4/25/2020
April 2020 Belgian Sheepdog Nationals 4/3/2020


Did you know?
A specialty show is a dog show which reviews a single breed, unlike other dog shows, particularly conformation shows, which are generally referred to as "all-breed" because they are open to all breeds recognized by the sponsoring kennel club.