Judge Info - Linda Gross

Showdog.com Judge Since Saturday, February 28, 2015
Retirement Announced 12/31/2015

Very political judge, likes to see certain handlers on dogs. 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 Linda Gross looks for.

Trait Importance
Head Low
Forequarter Very High
Hindquarter Low
Gait Very Low
Top Neck and Back Very Low
Coat Low
Size/Height 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.  Linda Gross has been known to prefer the following handlers.

Rank Exhibitor
1 Mark Jetter
2 Bart Alderette
3 Veronica Sheidt
4 Carolyn Beerer
5 Aarry Schmit
6 Valera Ortiz
7 Kath Hazlett
8 Judy Clarkson
9 Hun Sargeant
10 Chry Krell
11 Adrian Campbell
12 Kristen Gowin
13 Brian Coke
14 Chric Hoover
15 Kelly Glenn
16 Bob Golub
17 Elaine Stinson
18 Janis Lopez
19 Terrance Stuttsman
20 Bremy Scheffer
21 Dianne Carter
22 Lucinda Hunter
23 Abby Stewart
24 Nata Deming
25 Evan Kown

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
Keeshonds Down Under 200 5/15/2022
Under The Southern Cross 48 5/3/2022 Seasar Downton Abbey
April 2022 Tibetan Spaniel Nationals 4/13/2022
Rex Rover 18 4/4/2022
March 2022 Pug Nationals 3/21/2022
New Dawn Kerry Show 6 2/26/2022
February 2022 Welsh Springer Spaniel Nationals 2/5/2022
GaylanStudio All Breed 22-01-21 1/21/2022 RJ Trysts By Moonlight
[LyricDogs] Jan 2 1/2/2022 RJ Trysts By Moonlight
GaylanStudio9 All Breed 21-12-30 12/30/2021 RJ Svetlanas Rasputin


Did you know?
At least two wins must be a set of three or more points ("majors"), under two different judges; at least one additional win under a third judge is also required.