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
Krieghund Spring Show 29 3/29/2021 Wyredogs Fred
March 2021 Pekingese Nationals 3/22/2021
March 2021 Boston Terrier Nationals 3/4/2021
Fieldie Fiesta 14 1/22/2021
Corgivaganza 96 1/10/2021
January 2021 Pembroke Welsh Corgi Nationals 1/5/2021
December 30th Ibizan 12/30/2020
KDH All Breed 256 12/28/2020 New England’s Caramel Cream
December 2020 G.B.G.V. Nationals 12/21/2020
November 2020 Manchester Terrier Nationals 11/7/2020

Did you know?
The figure 8 exercise requires the team to heel in a figure 8 pattern either on or off leash. Generally two of the ring stewards will assist the judge with this exercise by acting as "posts", standing 8 feet apart, that the team walks around to form the loops of the figure 8.