Judge Info - Patricia Stevens

Showdog.com Judge Since Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Retirement Announced 4/30/2017

Has a tendency to use dogs handled by certain handlers but isn't overt in it. Moderate 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 Patricia Stevens looks for.

Trait Importance
Head Normal
Forequarter Low
Hindquarter Very Low
Gait Low
Top Neck and Back Low
Coat Very High
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.  Patricia Stevens has been known to prefer the following handlers.

Rank Exhibitor
1 Adrian Campbell
2 Chry Krell
3 Judy Clarkson
4 Kath Hazlett
5 Kristen Gowin
6 Chric Hoover
7 Aarry Schmit
8 Bob Golub
9 Carolyn Beerer
10 Bart Alderette
11 Mark Jetter
12 Veronica Sheidt
13 Dianne Carter
14 Valera Ortiz
15 Hun Sargeant
16 Abby Stewart
17 Nata Deming
18 Evan Kown
19 Brian Coke
20 Kelly Glenn
21 Thom Kogut
22 Yvette Glover
23 Elaine Stinson
24 Caraces Rowen
25 Janis Lopez

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
Plus Spring Show 26 5/15/2022 Cellery A Painted Man
Good Better Best All Breed 74 5/8/2022 Cellery A Painted Man
GaylanStudio5 All Breed 22-04-06 4/6/2022 Cellery Man About Town
CanmoreK All Breed 22-02-22 2/20/2022 CCC Mishap Jazz
GaylanStudio5 All Breed 22-01-20 1/20/2022 CCC Another Level Of Jazz
WBs DanceHall Drs Shownasia 13 1/13/2022
Last Shot at the Cup XLVIII 12/30/2021
When Irish Eyes Are Smiling 179 12/28/2021 CCC Another Level Of Jazz
IWS on Parade 12/21/2021
November 2021 Curly-Coated Retriever Nationals 11/20/2021

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In the United Kingdom, the international championship show Crufts was first held in 1891.