Judge Info - Judy Weaver

Showdog.com Judge Since Saturday, December 31, 2016
Retirement Announced 2/28/2017

Doesn't like using the same breeds that win every other show for BIS. Actually prefers to see the owner of the dog handling it. Doesn't show a breed bias at all.

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 Judy Weaver looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Jay McHaney
2 Jessa McKinnley
3 John Rome
4 Beah McEwen
5 Katy Murrell
6 Edna Dixon
7 Norma Young
8 Dan Adams
9 June Dixon
10 Matt Moore
11 Jeff Wehlan
12 Willie Cundiff
13 Riely Whalen
14 Bob Coke
15 Ster Stockyard
16 Debbie Merrill
17 Caryn Brumit
18 Flozell Tucker
19 Herb Bowe
20 Jean Infante
21 Den Towler
22 Coby Rodriguez
23 Alles Vickers
24 Ster Coaxum
25 Jony Bewely

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
May Day Novas 1 5/15/2024
GWP 4/24 4/24/2024
Clear Run 50 4/18/2024 WS Chanelle
Indiana 54 4/11/2024
KOG all breed 39 4/3/2024 ISR A Different Loyalty
WS-ACS 5 3/22/2024
March 2024 Giant Schnauzer Nationals 3/15/2024
RW Poodle Party 56 2/20/2024
South Florida 154 2/4/2024
Oars 16 1/20/2024 WPs Test of Time


Did you know?
A specialty show is a dog show which reviews a single breed, unlike other dog shows, particularly conformation shows, which are generally referred to as "all-breed" because they are open to all breeds recognized by the sponsoring kennel club.