Judge Info - Lois Lund

Showdog.com Judge Since Friday, January 31, 2014
Retirement Announced 3/31/2017

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 Lois Lund looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Deborie Mejorado
2 Julie Patton
3 Joandy Classen
4 Kimberly Carson
5 Antonio Hutchinson
6 Jene Moak
7 Dert Priebe
8 Pamelan Treadwell
9 Justin Moyer
10 Stephanie Scott
11 Chuck Donaldson
12 Aly Dimaggio
13 Keven Dowdle
14 Peren Troy
15 Cliff Irwin
16 Bill Meyer
17 Erik Mitchell
18 Hen Kilburn
19 Jamiel Leavens
20 Bradie DiNapoli
21 Jennifer Oneil
22 Nany Painter
23 Terri Farnum
24 Listy Cousar
25 Huntert Dawe

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
Seasar II All Breed 68 10/5/2022 Xizang Forever Young
Seasar IV All Breed 19 9/20/2022 Jolitar Sea Hawk
Card all breed 2 9/3/2022 Russia’s Starling by Akman
7/28 IG Specialty 7/28/2022
American Cocker Classic 1 7/5/2022
June 2022 Saint Bernard Nationals 6/26/2022
June 2022 Chesapeake Bay Retriever Nationals 6/4/2022
June 2022 Azawakh Nationals 6/1/2022
May 2022 Basenji Nationals 5/12/2022
Clwyds Mothers Day ACS Specialty Show 5/8/2022


Did you know?
The figure 8 exercise requires the team to heel in a figure 8 pattern either on or off leash. Generally two of the ring stewards will assist the judge with this exercise by acting as "posts", standing 8 feet apart, that the team walks around to form the loops of the figure 8.