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
Corgivaganza 48 6/18/2020
Belgian Tango 6/12/2020
June 2020 Chihuahua Nationals 6/10/2020
Spring Garden Show GSD 5/16/2020
KDH All Breed 189 5/2/2020 Dubhaltach of Pendragon
March 2020 American Water Spaniel Nationals 3/4/2020
Happy New Corgi Year 1/1/2020
Great Fur Of Hope 12/18/2019
GaylanStudio 2019-11-24 All Breed Show 11/23/2019 Odakota of Albion
October 2019 Alaskan Klee Kai Nationals 10/19/2019


Did you know?
Since its centenary year in 1991, Crufts has officially been recognised as the world's largest and most prestigious dog show by the Guinness Book of Records, with a total of 22,973 dogs being exhibited that year.