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
October 2020 N.S.D.T.R. Nationals 10/16/2020
GaylanStudio2 2020-10-08 All Breed Show 10/8/2020 BarStar Her Mamas Good Looks
September 2020 Dandie Dinmont Terrier Nationals 9/6/2020
Rossetts Sept 6 All Breed Show 9/6/2020 MontESAN Swiss Exclusive
DOG DAYS OF SUMMER CAVALIER SPECIALTY FINALE 8/30/2020
Canine Ceilidh 159 8/20/2020 Bryers Hollywood Shadows
June 2020 Italian Greyhound Nationals 6/14/2020
June 2020 Bulldog Nationals 6/2/2020
GaylanStudio5 2020-05-14 All Breed Show 5/14/2020 GLXYs Close to Heaven
Chow Chow Spring Show 4/25/2020


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.