Judge Info - Kimberly Cunningham

Showdog.com Judge Since Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Retirement Announced 9/30/2018

Not very political. Low 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 Kimberly Cunningham looks for.

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

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.  Kimberly Cunningham has been known to prefer the following handlers.

Rank Exhibitor
1 Chrica Donnellan
2 Mick Sherrer
3 Claire McAllister
4 Janis Coakley
5 Giulice Lipton
6 Scott Ramsey
7 Sana Rasnick
8 Nicole Hunger
9 Caraces Rowen
10 Yvette Glover
11 Pamarba Lhoam
12 Thom Kogut
13 Billip Soltero
14 Mandy Parcus
15 Evan Kown
16 Joe Kensing
17 Roxanne Leatherwood
18 Nata Deming
19 Chri Faison
20 Jana Mezies
21 Abby Stewart
22 Shael Parramore
23 Dianne Carter
24 Bruce Creel
25 Sylvia Tejeda

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
Lekkie Show 1/11/2023
January 2023 S.C.W.T. Nationals 1/8/2023
December 2022 Jack Russell Terrier Nationals 12/3/2022
Comet Presents All Breed Bonanza 25 12/1/2022 KDH Nickel Berry
GaylanStudio8 All Breed 22-11-20 11/20/2022 KDH Silverado
Llanelli AB 3 11/5/2022 BarStar Singing in the Shower
October 2022 Silky Terrier Nationals 10/19/2022
October 2022 Otterhound Nationals 10/8/2022
Plus Summer Show 31 8/16/2022 CafeAuLait Tiny Dancer
LC GWP SPECTACULAR 50 8/15/2022


Did you know?
In the American Kennel Club, a dog needs 15 points to become a Champion, with each win gaining anywhere from zero to five points depending on the number of dogs competing and the area where the show is held.