Judge Info - Otto Oswald

Showdog.com Judge Since Saturday, June 4, 2005
Retirement Announced 7/31/2008

Not very political. Low level of breed bias. Has a tendency to like dogs the more often they're seen.

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 Otto Oswald looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Dert Priebe
2 Antonio Hutchinson
3 Pamelan Treadwell
4 Justin Moyer
5 Julie Patton
6 Deborie Mejorado
7 Peren Troy
8 Bill Meyer
9 Joandy Classen
10 Kimberly Carson
11 Jamiel Leavens
12 Jene Moak
13 Jennifer Oneil
14 Stephanie Scott
15 Chuck Donaldson
16 Nany Painter
17 Aly Dimaggio
18 Greg Alexander
19 Nathia Barks
20 Jony Bewely
21 Alles Vickers
22 Coby Rodriguez
23 Den Towler
24 Herb Bowe
25 Flozell Tucker

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
STL all breed 61 2/20/2024 STORMBRINGERS BLACKVOLT
January 2024 Collie Nationals 1/7/2024
GaylanStudio2 All Breed 24-01-01 1/1/2024 Cheriebomb Joyful
Solcintra All Breed 71 12/27/2023 Cheriebomb Joyful
Oars 14 12/20/2023 Cheriebomb Joyful
November 2023 Weimaraner Nationals 11/20/2023
Rat Terrier Specialty of the Redwoods 10 11/18/2023
November 2023 Keeshond Nationals 11/17/2023
September 2023 Black and Tan Coonhound Nationals 9/24/2023
September 2023 Kuvasz Nationals 9/22/2023


Did you know?
Since its centenary year in 1991, Crufts has officially been recognised as the world's largest and most prestigious dog show by the Guinness Book of Records, with a total of 22,973 dogs being exhibited that year.