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
April 2024 Labrador Retriever Nationals 4/13/2024
Finn All Breed 6 4/8/2024 Andy’s Just Stunning
WS-ACS 13 4/6/2024
Cairn Countdown 21 3/28/2024
March 2024 G.S.M.D. Nationals 3/16/2024
March 2024 Cardigan Welsh Corgi Nationals 3/15/2024
South Florida 165 2/28/2024
Rat Terrier Specialty of the Redwoods 18 2/5/2024
Comet Presents All Breed Bonanza 89 1/27/2024 The Bouquet by Kilhey
GooseCreek All Breed 1/2/24 1/2/2024 Andy’s More Than A Melody


Did you know?
The second obedience title is a CDX, or "Companion Dog Excellent", which is earned through competition in the Open obedience class.