Judge Info - Kristen Wiggs
Showdog.com Judge Since Monday, June 9, 2003
Retirement Announced 6/30/2008
Doesn't like using the same breeds that win every other show for BIS. Has a tendency to use dogs handled by certain handlers but isn't overt in it. Doesn't show a breed bias at all. Has a tendency to like dogs the more often they're seen. Thinks a dog needs to earn its championship before it should even be considered for best of breed.
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 Kristen Wiggs looks for.
|Top Neck and Back||Very High|
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. Kristen Wiggs has been known to prefer the following handlers.
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|
|July 2020 Plott Nationals||7/10/2020|
|April 2020 Bearded Collie Nationals||4/20/2020|
|SWD Spring Fling 2||4/13/2020|
|April 2020 Caucasian Mountain Dog Nationals||4/9/2020|
|March 2020 Chinese Crested Dog Nationals||3/25/2020|
|January 2020 Toy Fox Terrier Nationals||1/15/2020|
|All Breeds Spectacular 83||1/1/2020||Keyshell Darkness Jasper|
|GaylanStudio 2019-12-22 All Breed Show||12/22/2019||Keyshell Darkness Cobra|
|November 2019 Miniature Pinscher Nationals||11/2/2019|
|October 2019 English Foxhound Nationals||10/1/2019|