Judge Info - Pamela Geist

Showdog.com Judge Since Sunday, May 31, 2015
Retirement Announced 7/31/2016

Actually prefers to see the owner of the dog handling it. Moderate 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 Pamela Geist looks for.

Trait Importance
Head Normal
Forequarter Normal
Hindquarter High
Gait Normal
Top Neck and Back Normal
Coat Normal
Size/Height High
Feet Very Low

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.  Pamela Geist has been known to prefer the following handlers.

Rank Exhibitor
1 Chrica Donnellan
2 Mick Sherrer
3 Claire McAllister
4 Janis Coakley
5 Giulice Lipton
6 Nicole Hunger
7 Scott Ramsey
8 Sana Rasnick
9 Pamarba Lhoam
10 Caraces Rowen
11 Yvette Glover
12 Thom Kogut
13 Billip Soltero
14 Mandy Parcus
15 Joe Kensing
16 Roxanne Leatherwood
17 Chri Faison
18 Jana Mezies
19 Evan Kown
20 Nata Deming
21 Abby Stewart
22 Shael Parramore
23 Bruce Creel
24 Dianne Carter
25 Sylvia Tejeda

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 2024 Australian Shepherd Nationals 3/23/2024
February 2024 Swedish Vallhund Nationals 2/25/2024
February 2024 English Springer Spaniel Nationals 2/18/2024
Canmore4 All Breed 24-01-28 1/28/2024 STORMBRINGERS STREAMLINE
Owners Only 17 12/20/2023
Solcintra All Breed 69 12/19/2023 STORMBRINGERS BLACKMOON
November 2023 Sussex Spaniel Nationals 11/27/2023
STL all breed 46 10/4/2023 STORMBRINGERS BLACK RADAR
August 2023 Skye Terrier Nationals 8/15/2023

Did you know?
A specialty show is a dog show which reviews a single breed, unlike other dog shows, particularly conformation shows, which are generally referred to as "all-breed" because they are open to all breeds recognized by the sponsoring kennel club.