Judge Info - Kerrie Orval
Showdog.com Judge Since Saturday, June 4, 2005
Retirement Announced 10/31/2007
Shows a slight bias toward dogs over bitches. Has a tendency to use dogs handled by certain handlers but isn't overt in it. Low level of breed bias. Thinks dogs should be compared to how good they are vs the rest of their breed rather than overall quality vs all dogs.
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 Kerrie Orval looks for.
|Top Neck and Back||Very High|
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. Kerrie Orval has been known to prefer the following handlers.
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|
|Irish Blue 24||5/25/2021|
|Cairn Ceilidh 42||5/1/2021|
|Pre May Aussie 2||4/28/2021|
|Borzoi 4/2 Specialty||4/2/2021|
|March 2021 Irish Water Spaniel Nationals||3/11/2021|
|February 2021 Dogue de Bordeaux Nationals||2/26/2021|
|Decoys All Breed 43||1/30/2021||Senkrah Mercury Prize|
|December 2020 I.R.W.S. Nationals||12/18/2020|
|November 2020 Lhasa Apso Nationals||11/24/2020|