Judge Info - Kevin Garcia

Showdog.com Judge Since Sunday, March 31, 2013
Retirement Announced 5/31/2013

Actually prefers to see the owner of the dog handling 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 Kevin Garcia looks for.

Trait Importance
Head Very Low
Forequarter Very High
Hindquarter Normal
Gait High
Top Neck and Back High
Coat Normal
Size/Height Very Low
Feet High

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.  Kevin Garcia has been known to prefer the following handlers.

Rank Exhibitor
1 Abby Stewart
2 Nata Deming
3 Evan Kown
4 Dianne Carter
5 Thom Kogut
6 Yvette Glover
7 Caraces Rowen
8 Sana Rasnick
9 Scott Ramsey
10 Bob Golub
11 Claire McAllister
12 Mick Sherrer
13 Chric Hoover
14 Chrica Donnellan
15 Kristen Gowin
16 Adrian Campbell
17 Janis Coakley
18 Chry Krell
19 Judy Clarkson
20 Kath Hazlett
21 Giulice Lipton
22 Nicole Hunger
23 Aarry Schmit
24 Pamarba Lhoam
25 Carolyn Beerer

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
Comet Presents All Breed Bonanza 46 3/30/2023 Seasar Fender Bender
March 2023 Curly-Coated Retriever Nationals 3/20/2023
Caulfeilds Ides Of March All Breed Show 3/15/2023 KingDavis Emerson Tarry
January 2023 American Cocker Spaniel Nationals 1/21/2023
League of Nations Day All Breed 1/10/2023 Seasar Silence is Golden
November 2022 Canaan Dog Nationals 11/12/2022
October 2022 Lagotto Romagnolo Nationals 10/3/2022
Top Up Flattie Show 9/28/2022
August 2022 Rottweiler Nationals 8/14/2022
Seasar II All Breed 41 7/1/2022 RagDale Manesseh mair maDory

Did you know?
The third obedience title is a UD, or "Utility Dog", which is earned through competition in the Utility obedience class