Judge Info - Mendy Menzie

Showdog.com Judge Since Saturday, June 7, 2003
Retirement Announced 8/31/2007

Has a tendency to use dogs handled by certain handlers but isn't overt in it. Doesn't show a breed bias at all. Thinks a dog needs to earn its championship before it should even be considered for best of breed.

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 Mendy Menzie looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Lucinda Hunter
2 Bremy Scheffer
3 Terrance Stuttsman
4 Janis Lopez
5 Elaine Stinson
6 Kelly Glenn
7 Brian Coke
8 Hun Sargeant
9 Valera Ortiz
10 Veronica Sheidt
11 Mark Jetter
12 Bart Alderette
13 Carolyn Beerer
14 Aarry Schmit
15 Kath Hazlett
16 Judy Clarkson
17 Chry Krell
18 Adrian Campbell
19 Kristen Gowin
20 Chric Hoover
21 Bob Golub
22 Dianne Carter
23 Abby Stewart
24 Nata Deming
25 Evan Kown

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
Steinhaus Fall Show 20 10/20/2020 Lisra Good Fortune
Corgyn Folks 10/4/2020
Grays Summer Show 27 9/6/2020 CloudCroft Silver Locket
August 2020 Belgian Malinois Nationals 8/18/2020
GaylanStudio5 2020-08-17 All Breed Show 8/17/2020 GLXYs Play Misty For Me
July 2020 Mudi Nationals 7/25/2020
Goosecreek 4 7/25/2020 Lisra Top of the Line
Hounding the Pharaohs XXII 7/23/2020
SWD June 2020 Party 6/5/2020
May 2020 American Foxhound Nationals 5/23/2020


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.