Judge Info - Orval Sales
Showdog.com Judge Since Wednesday, April 30, 2008
Retirement Announced 1/31/2009
Shows a slight bias toward dogs over bitches. Actually prefers to see the owner of the dog handling it. Low 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 Orval Sales looks for.
|Top Neck and Back||Very 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. Orval Sales 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 2021 English Springer Spaniel Nationals||4/18/2021|
|Close Call As Usual||4/8/2021||SL Sanga|
|March 2021 Irish Setter Nationals||3/14/2021|
|January 2021 Lhasa Apso Nationals||1/24/2021|
|Greyhound Gambit 4||1/11/2021|
|December 2020 Borzoi Nationals||12/26/2020|
|Highland Games 136||12/12/2020||CBAC Party Animal|
|Christmas Countdown 2||12/11/2020|
|GaylanStudio5 2020-12-10 Show||12/10/2020||Enchante Ridge Magnus|
|TNT 194th All Breed Show||11/12/2020||Implicite Typhoon|