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|
|The Fall Show 1||11/28/2023||Solcintra Midnight Rambler|
|November 2023 Basset Hound Nationals||11/12/2023|
|November 2023 Polish Lowland Sheepdog Nationals||11/2/2023|
|Kerry Kollection 147||10/26/2023|
|October 2023 Harrier Nationals||10/24/2023|
|September 2023 Manchester Toy Terrier Nationals||9/23/2023|
|September 2023 Doberman Pinscher Nationals||9/13/2023|
|Kirkstall All Breed 23-08-18||8/18/2023||Cellery The Time For Freedom|
|SS Summer Show 51st||8/7/2023|
|July 2023 Redbone Coonhound Nationals||7/9/2023|