Judge Info - Matthew Phillips
Showdog.com Judge Since Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Retirement Announced 3/31/2018
Actually prefers to see the owner of the dog handling it. Moderate level of breed bias. Thinks a dog needs to earn its championship before it should even be considered for best of breed.
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 Matthew Phillips looks for.
|Top Neck and Back||Low|
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. Matthew Phillips has been known to prefer the following handlers.
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|
|GaylanStudio3 21-09-25 All Breed||9/25/2021||Whatthe Day Into Night|
|Dondaig Special 21||9/11/2021|
|September 2021 Redbone Coonhound Nationals||9/9/2021|
|Toy Poodle Parade 290||8/26/2021|
|Irish Blue 33||8/17/2021|
|May 2021 German Shepherd Dog Nationals||5/15/2021|
|When Irish Eyes Are Smiling 73||2/25/2021||DenKees Chess Master|
|Woxie 1 Irish Setter February||2/20/2021|
|February 5th Cavalier Specialty||2/5/2021|