Judge Info - Linda House

Showdog.com Judge Since Friday, August 31, 2012
Retirement Announced 6/30/2013

Shows a slight bias toward dogs over bitches. Doesn't like using the same breeds that win every other show for BIS. Not very political. Moderate 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 House looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Marisa Feagin
2 Emma Moss
3 Kristen Schindewolf
4 Duane Rawley
5 Stew Kellermen
6 Logan Ray
7 Terry Galloway
8 Rogane Tuller
9 John Urick
10 Robert Pouk
11 Roby Hawks
12 George Cruce
13 All Mederos
14 Aimeene Good
15 Stephew Deering
16 Aarthom Rapier
17 Marc Buchhelt
18 Kennis Greiner
19 Chrise Elleberee
20 Ster Coaxum
21 Annee Lino
22 Jean Infante
23 Kate Dalton
24 Alejam Zapien
25 Debbie Merrill

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
KDH All Breed 118 11/21/2019 KDH Shadow Stalker
Whippets in November 19 11/19/2019
Whippets in November 18 11/18/2019
Caulfeilds Oct 26 All Breed Show 10/26/2019 Nachthunde Meizuo
Tammo Great Adventure 10/1/2019
PWC 9/26 9/26/2019
TOOT THAT WHOA WHOA 9/10/2019
August 2019 Swedish Vallhund Nationals 8/25/2019
8/16 IG 8/16/2019
All Breeds Spectacular 35 8/2/2019 Rivacre Millions


Did you know?
A conformation dog show is not a comparison of one dog to another but a comparison of each dog to a judge's mental image of the ideal breed type as outlined in the individual breed's breed standard.