Judge Info - Joseph Grant

Showdog.com Judge Since Saturday, October 31, 2015
Retirement Announced 4/30/2016

Not very political. 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 Joseph Grant looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Shael Parramore
2 Jana Mezies
3 Chri Faison
4 Roxanne Leatherwood
5 Joe Kensing
6 Mandy Parcus
7 Bruce Creel
8 Billip Soltero
9 Pamarba Lhoam
10 Sylvia Tejeda
11 Joey Allen
12 Nicole Hunger
13 Giulice Lipton
14 David Scott
15 Janis Coakley
16 Reberol Pattison
17 Marry Anne Bryant
18 Chrica Donnellan
19 Sam Tacker
20 Angela Fletcher
21 Mick Sherrer
22 Claire McAllister
23 Martha Woodson
24 Mike Schneider
25 Geor Board

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
Toy Poodle Parade 223 11/20/2019
October 2019 Shetland Sheepdog Nationals 10/4/2019
Happy Hour 38 10/2/2019
Mists of Avalon 6 9/28/2019 KDH Walk This Way
Sand Prairie FCR Specialty 24 9/13/2019
September 2019 Otterhound Nationals 9/8/2019
BL 9/1 8/25/2019
July 2019 Curly-Coated Retriever Nationals 7/20/2019
GS 7-16 7/16/2019
speedy 151 7/11/2019


Did you know?
Judges are generally certified to judge one or several breeds, usually in the same group, but a few "all-breed" judges have the training and experience to judge large numbers of breeds.