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
August 2022 Thai Ridgeback Nationals 8/6/2022
July 2022 A.S.T. Nationals 7/12/2022
Russell Roundup 5 6/15/2022
Keeshond Specialty 12 5/28/2022
Russell Roundup 2 5/1/2022
KDH All Breed 363 3/28/2022 KDH Arctic Red
February 2022 Pointer Nationals 2/17/2022
February 2022 Jack Russell Terrier Nationals 2/3/2022
January 2022 Bichon Frise Nationals 1/24/2022
January 2022 Finnish Spitz Nationals 1/23/2022


The Kennel Club (UK) system, which is also used by the Australian National Kennel Council[1] and in other countries, is considered the most difficult to earn a title under.