Judge Info - Mike Dixon
Showdog.com Judge Since Friday, June 6, 2003
Retirement Announced 9/30/2007
Shows a slight bias toward dogs over bitches. Doesn't like using the same breeds that win every other show for BIS. Has a tendency to use dogs handled by certain handlers but isn't overt in it. Moderate 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 Mike Dixon looks for.
|Top Neck and Back||High|
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. Mike Dixon 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|
|April 2020 Clumber Spaniel Nationals||4/22/2020|
|TNT 173rd All Breed Show||3/4/2020||Taymyr Highland Gift|
|February 2020 Australian Cattle Dog Nationals||2/7/2020|
|New Year Whippet 1||1/1/2020|
|All Breeds Spectacular 64||11/3/2019||Moon Acres Play Down Cool|
|Toy Poodle Parade 198||10/10/2019|
|European Championship 1||10/1/2019|
|Kiroja Barkless Blast 6||9/25/2019|
|We Are Destiny||9/2/2019|