Judge Info - Joseph Jones

Showdog.com Judge Since Monday, July 31, 2017
Retirement Announced 5/31/2018

Not very political. Moderate 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 Jones looks for.

Trait Importance
Head High
Forequarter Normal
Hindquarter Normal
Gait Low
Top Neck and Back Normal
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.  Joseph Jones has been known to prefer the following handlers.

Rank Exhibitor
1 Chry Krell
2 Judy Clarkson
3 Kath Hazlett
4 Adrian Campbell
5 Kristen Gowin
6 Aarry Schmit
7 Chric Hoover
8 Carolyn Beerer
9 Bob Golub
10 Bart Alderette
11 Mark Jetter
12 Veronica Sheidt
13 Valera Ortiz
14 Dianne Carter
15 Hun Sargeant
16 Abby Stewart
17 Nata Deming
18 Evan Kown
19 Brian Coke
20 Kelly Glenn
21 Thom Kogut
22 Elaine Stinson
23 Yvette Glover
24 Janis Lopez
25 Caraces Rowen

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
Fall Rat Terrier Specialty III 9/22/2021
Breacan Summer Show 20 9/18/2021 Radiant Seeing Is Believing
Irish Blue 34 8/25/2021
TNT 212th All Breed Show 6/7/2021 Matts I Am What I Am
Jester Dogs 222nd All Breed Show 5/24/2021 Radiant NoTime LikeThe Present
True Justice Spring Show 12 5/18/2021 Radiant NoTime LikeThe Present
Steven Douglas 5/9/2021 Sarah*s Starlight Expectation
All Breeds Spectacular 153 3/12/2021 Matts I Can Fly
February 2021 Gordon Setter Nationals 2/21/2021
February 2021 Rottweiler Nationals 2/14/2021


Did you know?
The figure 8 exercise requires the team to heel in a figure 8 pattern either on or off leash. Generally two of the ring stewards will assist the judge with this exercise by acting as "posts", standing 8 feet apart, that the team walks around to form the loops of the figure 8.