Judge Info - Mose Spurgeon

Showdog.com Judge Since Friday, October 31, 2008
Retirement Announced 11/30/2010

Not political at all. Low level of breed bias. Thinks dogs should be compared to how good they are vs the rest of their breed rather than overall quality vs all dogs.

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 Mose Spurgeon looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Marry Anne Bryant
2 Reberol Pattison
3 Sam Tacker
4 David Scott
5 Angela Fletcher
6 Joey Allen
7 Sylvia Tejeda
8 Martha Woodson
9 Mike Schneider
10 Geor Board
11 Bruce Creel
12 Shael Parramore
13 Doug Mavroulis
14 Jana Mezies
15 Chri Faison
16 Roxanne Leatherwood
17 Joe Kensing
18 Patrick Sayforth
19 Mandy Parcus
20 Billip Soltero
21 Ellen Schroeder
22 Rusty Walter
23 Pamarba Lhoam
24 Kelly LaFoy
25 Nicole Hunger

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
Clwyds February 10th All Breed Show 2/10/2024 Picardy Rey
Solcintra All Breed 73 1/5/2024 Dondaig Thanos
Solcintra All Breed 57 11/15/2023 IchaIcha Vantage Point
October 2023 Silky Terrier Nationals 10/19/2023
Kirkstall All Breed 23-10-18 10/18/2023 Dondaig Ganton
September 2023 English Springer Spaniel Nationals 9/18/2023
Monrovia Sib Classic 9/10/2023
September 2023 South African Boerboel Nationals 9/3/2023
Aussie Terrier Specialty 2 7/30/2023
Clear Run 7 6/6/2023 Agamede Lucky Number


Did you know?
At least two wins must be a set of three or more points ("majors"), under two different judges; at least one additional win under a third judge is also required.