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.

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 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
2020 GoodBye 2 12/30/2020
Residential FCR 9 12/24/2020
Irish Blue 15 12/20/2020
November 2020 Japanese Chin Nationals 11/25/2020
Save The Date All Breed Show 11/8/2020 Albions Somhairle
October 2020 Norwegian Elkhound Nationals 10/27/2020
Indiana All Breed 9.19 9/19/2020 Albions Talaitha
Lets Celebrate Success 2 9/16/2020 Intrinsic Gray Dually
Southern Indiana Italian Greyhound Specialty 8.22 8/22/2020
August 2020 Samoyed Nationals 8/20/2020


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.