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
Nata All Breed 29 4/16/2024 Matts It’s A Wonderful World
Las Vegas 4/14 All-Breed Show 4/14/2024 Matts It’s A Wonderful World
Arizona 48 3/9/2024
March 2024 P.B.G.V Nationals 3/7/2024
February 2024 Vizsla Nationals 2/14/2024
Show Your Goldens6 2/9/2024
February 2024 Collie Nationals 2/7/2024
February 2024 Dandie Dinmont Terrier Nationals 2/6/2024
Solcintra All Breed 72 12/30/2023 Sarah’s So Impatient
December 2023 Pug Nationals 12/21/2023


Did you know?
In the American Kennel Club, a dog needs 15 points to become a Champion, with each win gaining anywhere from zero to five points depending on the number of dogs competing and the area where the show is held.