Judge Info - Lisa Gale

Showdog.com Judge Since Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Retirement Announced 2/28/2014

Very political judge, likes to see certain handlers on dogs. Low level of breed bias.


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 Lisa Gale looks for.

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

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.  Lisa Gale has been known to prefer the following handlers.

Rank Exhibitor
1 Kim Coleman
2 Clan Melby
3 George Anderson
4 Kelly LaFoy
5 Rusty Walter
6 Ellen Schroeder
7 Alejam Zapien
8 Kate Dalton
9 Patrick Sayforth
10 Annee Lino
11 Chrise Elleberee
12 Doug Mavroulis
13 Aarthom Rapier
14 Stephew Deering
15 All Mederos
16 George Cruce
17 Roby Hawks
18 Geor Board
19 John Urick
20 Mike Schneider
21 Martha Woodson
22 Angela Fletcher
23 Logan Ray
24 Sam Tacker
25 Marry Anne Bryant

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
October 2021 Showdog.com World Cup 10/31/2021 Luxemburg New Beginning
Good Better Best All Breed 60 10/25/2021 KDH Twilight
Seasar All Breed 245 10/20/2021 KDH Walk the Walk
Under The Southern Cross 36 10/19/2021 KDH Walk the Walk
GaylanStudio3 21-10-08 All Breed 10/8/2021 Marquetry Ranger Sureshot
WD Show Me the Way1 9/26/2021 JJ La Chocolatee
September 2021 Estrela Mountain Dog Nationals 9/14/2021
GaylanStudio7 21-08-26 All Breed 8/26/2021 Marquetry Starry Nite
Racs All Breed 42 8/14/2021 The Lemon Claws Zu Leben
Freedom Rings TFT Specialty 7/2/2021

Did you know?
The first obedience title is a CD, or "Companion Dog", which is earned through competition in the Novice obedience class.