Judge Info - Jared Weiderhold

Showdog.com Judge Since Wednesday, June 11, 2003
Retirement Announced 8/31/2008

Doesn't like using the same breeds that win every other show for BIS. Very political judge, likes to see certain handlers on dogs. 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 Jared Weiderhold looks for.

Trait Importance
Head High
Forequarter High
Hindquarter Very High
Gait Low
Top Neck and Back Low
Coat Normal
Size/Height Low
Feet Low

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.  Jared Weiderhold has been known to prefer the following handlers.

Rank Exhibitor
1 Huntert Dawe
2 Listy Cousar
3 Terri Farnum
4 Bradie DiNapoli
5 Ben Marro
6 Hen Kilburn
7 Maret Gentile
8 Erik Mitchell
9 Cliff Irwin
10 Rachero Fergus
11 Keven Dowdle
12 Bre Strayhorn
13 Tod Brubaker
14 Jos Harter
15 Ron Boening
16 Parker Hart
17 Joey Finch
18 Aly Dimaggio
19 Holly Pollok
20 Chuck Donaldson
21 Stephanie Scott
22 Emily Nguyen
23 Jene Moak
24 Art Toles
25 Kimberly Carson

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
November 2022 Finnish Spitz Nationals 11/23/2022
[LD] 11/11/22 11/11/2022 ISR A Wrinkle In Time
LC GWP SPECTACULAR 112 11/5/2022
LC GWP SPECTACULAR 96 10/14/2022
LC GWP SPECTACULAR 78 9/22/2022
Canmore2 All Breed 22-09-21 9/21/2022 Brân the Blessed of Legends
September 2022 Rhodesian Ridgeback Nationals 9/13/2022
September 2022 Lowchen Nationals 9/12/2022
Canadian ACS Specialty 2207 7/1/2022
June 2022 Papillon Nationals 6/11/2022


Did you know?
A conformation dog show is not a comparison of one dog to another but a comparison of each dog to a judge's mental image of the ideal breed type as outlined in the individual breed's breed standard.