Judge Info - Orlando Bennett

Showdog.com Judge Since Thursday, April 30, 2015
Retirement Announced 8/31/2015

Not very political. Low level of breed bias.

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 Orlando Bennett looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Jennifer Oneil
2 Jamiel Leavens
3 Nany Painter
4 Bill Meyer
5 Peren Troy
6 Greg Alexander
7 Nathia Barks
8 Jony Bewely
9 Alles Vickers
10 Coby Rodriguez
11 Den Towler
12 Herb Bowe
13 Flozell Tucker
14 Caryn Brumit
15 Ster Stockyard
16 Riely Whalen
17 Matt Moore
18 June Dixon
19 Justin Moyer
20 Pamelan Treadwell
21 Dert Priebe
22 Antonio Hutchinson
23 Edna Dixon
24 Julie Patton
25 Deborie Mejorado

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
Springtime All Breed 4 5/26/2024 Crush Edge
EM 6 4/17/2024
March 2024 Finnish Spitz Nationals 3/23/2024
TRST all breed 50 2/23/2024 IchaIcha Long Range
February 2024 Brittany Nationals 2/17/2024
Lake Itasca 77 2/8/2024 HP Misery loves Company
AirMid 96 1/26/2024 Aran Port Mafia
Llanelli AB 17 12/17/2023 IchaIcha Extreme Misery
South Florida 136 12/8/2023
Card all breed 52 11/16/2023 IchaIcha Extreme Misery


The Kennel Club (UK) system, which is also used by the Australian National Kennel Council[1] and in other countries, is considered the most difficult to earn a title under.