Judge Info - Leif Law

Showdog.com Judge Since Sunday, September 30, 2007
Retirement Announced 6/30/2008

Has a tendency to use dogs handled by certain handlers but isn't overt in it. Low level of breed bias.


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 Leif Law looks for.

Trait Importance
Head Very High
Forequarter High
Hindquarter Low
Gait Low
Top Neck and Back Normal
Coat Low
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.  Leif Law has been known to prefer the following handlers.

Rank Exhibitor
1 Kim Coleman
2 Clan Melby
3 George Anderson
4 Alejam Zapien
5 Kate Dalton
6 Kelly LaFoy
7 Annee Lino
8 Rusty Walter
9 Chrise Elleberee
10 Ellen Schroeder
11 Aarthom Rapier
12 Patrick Sayforth
13 Stephew Deering
14 All Mederos
15 George Cruce
16 Roby Hawks
17 John Urick
18 Doug Mavroulis
19 Logan Ray
20 Geor Board
21 Mike Schneider
22 Martha Woodson
23 Kristen Schindewolf
24 Emma Moss
25 Angela Fletcher

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
GaylanStudio8 2020-11-22 All Breed Show 11/22/2020 Detroit’s Kilbourne
KDH All Breed 245 11/10/2020 Detroit’s Newport
November 2020 Afghan Hound Nationals 11/4/2020
GaylanStudio5 2020-10-16 All Breed Show 10/16/2020 Detroit’s Rochelle Ave
GaylanStudio8 2020-10-14 All Breed Show 10/14/2020 Detroit’s Payne Ct
RaVin’s JRT Expo 9/21/2020
August 2020 Bergamasco Nationals 8/8/2020
Clwyds July 26 All Breed Show 7/26/2020 Lisra Top of the Line
Keeskee 8th All Breed Dog Show 7/22/2020 Lisra Top of the Line
New World 45 7/17/2020 Rio What Dreams Are Made Of

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.