Judge Info - Jess Ratliff
Showdog.com Judge Since Saturday, March 31, 2012
Retirement Announced 8/31/2012
Very political judge, likes to see certain handlers on dogs. Moderate level of breed bias.
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 Jess Ratliff looks for.
|Top Neck and Back||High|
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. Jess Ratliff has been known to prefer the following handlers.
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|
|May 2020 Bergamasco Nationals||5/8/2020|
|May 2020 Welsh Springer Spaniel Nationals||5/5/2020|
|February 2020 Chihuahua Nationals||2/10/2020|
|IW 12 30||12/30/2019|
|December 2019 Pointer Nationals||12/17/2019|
|December 2019 Doberman Pinscher Nationals||12/13/2019|
|Australis All Breed 16||11/25/2019||Seasar Mello Yello|
|November 2019 German Wirehaired Pointer Nationals||11/21/2019|
|November 2019 Great Dane Nationals||11/19/2019|
|All Breeds Spectacular 58||10/18/2019||Leo*s The Great Escape|