Judge Info - Keven Ta

Showdog.com Judge Since Monday, December 31, 2007
Retirement Announced 7/31/2009

Has a tendency to use dogs handled by certain handlers but isn't overt in it. Moderate level of breed bias.


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 Keven Ta looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Martha Woodson
2 Mike Schneider
3 Geor Board
4 Angela Fletcher
5 Sam Tacker
6 Marry Anne Bryant
7 Doug Mavroulis
8 Reberol Pattison
9 David Scott
10 Patrick Sayforth
11 Joey Allen
12 Sylvia Tejeda
13 Ellen Schroeder
14 Rusty Walter
15 Kelly LaFoy
16 Bruce Creel
17 Shael Parramore
18 Jana Mezies
19 Chri Faison
20 Roxanne Leatherwood
21 Joe Kensing
22 Mandy Parcus
23 Billip Soltero
24 Kim Coleman
25 Clan Melby

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
GaylanStudio4 All Breed 23-03-12 3/12/2023 Channpema Jack Re-Race
RW Mini Poodle Party 22 3/8/2023
GaylanStudio3 All Breed 23-01-27 1/27/2023 Cosmonauts Daring Rain
January 2023 Belgian Sheepdog Nationals 1/3/2023
RRV All Breed 22-11-20 11/20/2022 Fallowfields Charmed Spirit
When Irish Eyes Are Smiling 323 11/12/2022 Fallowfields Secret Solace
All Breeds Spectacular 196 11/4/2022 Fallowfields Evening Primrose
Seasar II All Breed 75 10/28/2022 Carnewf Is That You
Interlude All Breed 41 10/24/2022 LMF Last Chance
October 2022 Pug Nationals 10/21/2022

Did you know?
The second obedience title is a CDX, or "Companion Dog Excellent", which is earned through competition in the Open obedience class.