Judge Info - Linda Sheets

Showdog.com Judge Since Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Retirement Announced 9/30/2012

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 Sheets looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Tod Brubaker
2 Jos Harter
3 Ron Boening
4 Bre Strayhorn
5 Parker Hart
6 Rachero Fergus
7 Joey Finch
8 Holly Pollok
9 Maret Gentile
10 Emily Nguyen
11 Ben Marro
12 Art Toles
13 Ros Richart
14 Eric Pennington
15 Huntert Dawe
16 Listy Cousar
17 Terri Farnum
18 Bradie DiNapoli
19 Hen Kilburn
20 Erik Mitchell
21 Cliff Irwin
22 Keven Dowdle
23 Aly Dimaggio
24 Chuck Donaldson
25 Stephanie Scott

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
PYOC Glen Classic 12/1/2019
November 2019 Vizsla Nationals 11/14/2019
Whispers Chow Show 2 11/12/2019
Veterans Day Mudi Parade 11/11/2019
November 2019 Australian Cattle Dog Nationals 11/7/2019
Strike The Match 10/27/2019 GLXYs Dont Be Cruel
Kiroja Barkless Blast 10 9/29/2019
Grays Fall Show 7 9/26/2019 Dunland Killmonger
September 2019 Border Terrier Nationals 9/23/2019
Decoys All Breed 8 9/13/2019 GLXYs Venus


Did you know?
The two largest American dog shows after Westminster are the National Dog Show (which is televised on Thanksgiving Day by NBC, usually after the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade) and the AKC/Eukanuba National Championship.