Judge Info - Jacob Dews

Showdog.com Judge Since Wednesday, October 31, 2007
Retirement Announced 12/31/2008

Shows a slight bias toward bitches over dogs. Has a tendency to use dogs handled by certain handlers but isn't overt in it. Relatively high 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 Jacob Dews looks for.

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

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

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
August 2022 Lakeland Terrier Nationals 8/8/2022
Brussels Thang 15 5/8/2022
Kerry Konnection 3 5/4/2022
Rex Rover 31 4/28/2022
Dachshund St. Paddys Show 3/17/2022
January 2022 Black and Tan Coonhound Nationals 1/24/2022
January 2022 Australian Shepherd Nationals 1/23/2022
January 2022 Greyhound Nationals 1/10/2022
January 2022 Manchester Terrier Nationals 1/7/2022
January 2022 Polish Lowland Sheepdog Nationals 1/2/2022


Did you know?
The two largest American dog shows after Westminster are the National Dog Show (which is televised on Thanksgiving Day by NBC, usually after the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade) and the AKC/Eukanuba National Championship.