Judge Info - Leona Kiley

Showdog.com Judge Since Monday, April 30, 2012
Retirement Announced 4/30/2013

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 Leona Kiley looks for.

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

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.  Leona Kiley has been known to prefer the following handlers.

Rank Exhibitor
1 Adrian Campbell
2 Kristen Gowin
3 Chry Krell
4 Judy Clarkson
5 Kath Hazlett
6 Chric Hoover
7 Bob Golub
8 Aarry Schmit
9 Carolyn Beerer
10 Bart Alderette
11 Mark Jetter
12 Veronica Sheidt
13 Dianne Carter
14 Valera Ortiz
15 Abby Stewart
16 Hun Sargeant
17 Nata Deming
18 Evan Kown
19 Brian Coke
20 Thom Kogut
21 Yvette Glover
22 Caraces Rowen
23 Kelly Glenn
24 Sana Rasnick
25 Scott Ramsey

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 Kooikerhondje Nationals 7/26/2020
New World 50 7/19/2020 KDH Blue Chip
July 2020 English Springer Spaniel Nationals 7/18/2020
Rks Best Dogz 6/26/2020 KDH Blue Chip
Keeskee Summer Has Arrived Pekingese Specialty 6/25/2020
June 2020 Shih Tzu Nationals 6/13/2020
Collie Show World 11 6/11/2020
Hounding the Pharaohs III 6/4/2020
Staffies Fun In The Sun 5/28/2020
May 2020 Neapolitan Mastiff Nationals 5/27/2020


Did you know?
The sit for exam is a modified version of the Stand for Exam. It is generally used in novice level classes and requires the handler to order the dog to sit and then to move away from the dog the length of the leash. The judge will then approach the dog and pet the dog's head.