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.

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 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
September 2021 G.S.M.D. Nationals 9/16/2021
Weim 14 9/10/2021
Hamos Hounds The Festival 4 9/4/2021 Detroit’s Rosewood
August 2021 S.C.W.T. Nationals 8/8/2021
Weim 9 7/6/2021
May 2021 Argentine Dogo Nationals 5/19/2021
Indiana All Breed 1 5/15/2021 JJ Terry
April 2021 Pharaoh Hound Nationals 4/22/2021
April 2021 Great Dane Nationals 4/19/2021
Whippet December 30th 12/30/2020


Did you know?
Judges are generally certified to judge one or several breeds, usually in the same group, but a few "all-breed" judges have the training and experience to judge large numbers of breeds.