Judge Info - Gwendolyn Gibbons

Showdog.com Judge Since Saturday, March 31, 2012
Retirement Announced 7/31/2012

Has a tendency to use dogs handled by certain handlers but isn't overt in it. Moderate level of breed bias. Thinks dogs should be compared to how good they are vs the rest of their breed rather than overall quality vs all dogs.

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 Gwendolyn Gibbons looks for.

Trait Importance
Head Low
Forequarter High
Hindquarter Normal
Gait Normal
Top Neck and Back Very High
Coat Normal
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.  Gwendolyn Gibbons has been known to prefer the following handlers.

Rank Exhibitor
1 John Urick
2 Logan Ray
3 Roby Hawks
4 George Cruce
5 All Mederos
6 Stephew Deering
7 Kristen Schindewolf
8 Emma Moss
9 Aarthom Rapier
10 Chrise Elleberee
11 Annee Lino
12 Kate Dalton
13 Alejam Zapien
14 Marisa Feagin
15 George Anderson
16 Duane Rawley
17 Clan Melby
18 Kim Coleman
19 Stew Kellermen
20 Terry Galloway
21 Rogane Tuller
22 Robert Pouk
23 Aimeene Good
24 Kelly LaFoy
25 Marc Buchhelt

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
Nifty Norfolks 52 11/13/2019
BRK 7 9/19/2019
Breeder Coop 9/18/2019 Celyddon of Albion
BRK Stardock Retiring Show 9/10/2019
Toy Poodle Parade 194 9/5/2019
August 2019 Kuvasz Nationals 8/22/2019
Corgo 49 7/30/2019
DP 727 7/27/2019
July 2019 G.S.M.D. Nationals 7/16/2019
SColours 328 7/14/2019


Did you know?
In the American Kennel Club, a dog needs 15 points to become a Champion, with each win gaining anywhere from zero to five points depending on the number of dogs competing and the area where the show is held.