Judge Info - Jesus Russell

Showdog.com Judge Since Saturday, November 30, 2013
Retirement Announced 2/28/2014

Not very political. 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 Jesus Russell looks for.

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

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.  Jesus Russell has been known to prefer the following handlers.

Rank Exhibitor
1 Kennis Greiner
2 Marc Buchhelt
3 Ster Coaxum
4 Aimeene Good
5 Jean Infante
6 Robert Pouk
7 Debbie Merrill
8 Bob Coke
9 Willie Cundiff
10 Rogane Tuller
11 Jeff Wehlan
12 Terry Galloway
13 Stew Kellermen
14 Dan Adams
15 Duane Rawley
16 Norma Young
17 Marisa Feagin
18 Katy Murrell
19 Beah McEwen
20 John Rome
21 Jessa McKinnley
22 Jay McHaney
23 Emma Moss
24 Kristen Schindewolf
25 Edna Dixon

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
Krieghund Spring Show 40 5/14/2022 Jolitar Chinook
HESA GSD Palooza 3/8/2022
March 2022 Afghan Hound Nationals 3/4/2022
Jimbos Pad Tournament 14 1/13/2022 TLC Another Highland Lass
When Irish Eyes Are Smiling 190 1/7/2022 Jolitar Jim Carrey
Rossetts Christmas Extravaganza 12/25/2021 Jolitar Elizabeth Throckmorton
Down Under All Breed 37 12/12/2021 Jolitar Ace Rimmer
September 2021 Samoyed Nationals 9/20/2021
Here Comes Summer 60 8/19/2021 Jolitar River Naver
Killick Out and About Show 6 8/10/2021 Jolitar Mrs Dingle

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.