Judge Info - Jonathan Jackson

Showdog.com Judge Since Sunday, September 30, 2018
Retirement Announced 10/31/2018

Shows a slight bias toward bitches over dogs. Has a tendency to use dogs handled by certain handlers but isn't overt in it. Moderate level of breed bias. Has a tendency to like dogs the more often they're seen. Thinks a dog needs to earn its championship before it should even be considered for best of breed.

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 Jonathan Jackson looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Ster Stockyard
2 Riely Whalen
3 Caryn Brumit
4 Flozell Tucker
5 Herb Bowe
6 Matt Moore
7 June Dixon
8 Den Towler
9 Coby Rodriguez
10 Alles Vickers
11 Jony Bewely
12 Nathia Barks
13 Greg Alexander
14 Edna Dixon
15 Nany Painter
16 Jay McHaney
17 Jennifer Oneil
18 Jamiel Leavens
19 Jessa McKinnley
20 John Rome
21 Beah McEwen
22 Katy Murrell
23 Bill Meyer
24 Peren Troy
25 Norma Young

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
ShinRas Second Show 4/2/2020 Whirlwinds PB Chocolate Crunch
March 2020 Anatolian Shepherd Nationals 3/18/2020
German Spitz Show Off 2 3/18/2020
February 2020 Belgian Malinois Nationals 2/18/2020
Misty River All Breed 2/8/2020 KDH Lady Lou
January 2020 Briard Nationals 1/6/2020
January 2020 Shetland Sheepdog Nationals 1/4/2020
BC Day After Special 12/26/2019
Christmas Day Dogo Show 12/25/2019
November 2019 Pomeranian Nationals 11/18/2019


Did you know?
In multi-breed and all-breed shows, the winners of all breeds within the kennel club's breed Groups then compete for Group placements.