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.


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
March Winds Bring Spring Flowers 3/27/2021 Oak View Mesmerize
Vignette March 1st 2021 All Breed Show 3/1/2021 Oak View Mesmerize
Corgivaganza 99 1/25/2021
Seasar All Breed 184 1/17/2021 Nachthunde Samurai
January 2021 Bergamasco Nationals 1/8/2021
Decoys All Breed 39 11/21/2020 Nachthunde Koto
November 2020 Miniature Schnauzer Nationals 11/17/2020
Middle of November 11/15/2020 Nachthunde Koto
October 2020 Miniature Poodle Nationals 10/10/2020
ACS 2020-10-08 Specialty 10/8/2020

Did you know?
The third obedience title is a UD, or "Utility Dog", which is earned through competition in the Utility obedience class