Judge Info - Mark Sayers

Showdog.com Judge Since Sunday, June 8, 2003
Retirement Announced 5/31/2008

Not very political. 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 Mark Sayers looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Chrica Donnellan
2 Janis Coakley
3 Mick Sherrer
4 Claire McAllister
5 Giulice Lipton
6 Nicole Hunger
7 Pamarba Lhoam
8 Scott Ramsey
9 Sana Rasnick
10 Billip Soltero
11 Caraces Rowen
12 Yvette Glover
13 Mandy Parcus
14 Thom Kogut
15 Joe Kensing
16 Roxanne Leatherwood
17 Chri Faison
18 Jana Mezies
19 Evan Kown
20 Nata Deming
21 Shael Parramore
22 Abby Stewart
23 Bruce Creel
24 Dianne Carter
25 Sylvia Tejeda

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
February 2020 German Spitz Nationals 2/14/2020
Halcyon Pointer 83 2/8/2020
SColours 409 1/11/2020
December 2019 Belgian Laekenois Nationals 12/27/2019
Decoys All Breed 19 11/17/2019 GLXYs Dont Be Cruel
WB 44 11/16/2019
Golden 145 11/14/2019
GaylanStudio 2019-11-12 All Breed Show 11/12/2019 GLXYs Misty Blue
Seeking Corruption 11/3/2019 GLXYs Ebony Queen
GaylanStudio 2019-10-12 All Breed Show 10/12/2019 Rains Hail Storm

Did you know?
An obedience trial is a dog sport in which a dog must perfectly execute a predefined set of tasks when directed to do so by his handler