Judge Info - Paul Spencer

Showdog.com Judge Since Sunday, October 31, 2010
Retirement Announced 12/31/2010

Not very political. Doesn't show a breed bias at all.

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 Paul Spencer looks for.

Trait Importance
Head High
Forequarter High
Hindquarter Normal
Gait Very High
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.  Paul Spencer has been known to prefer the following handlers.

Rank Exhibitor
1 Dianne Carter
2 Abby Stewart
3 Nata Deming
4 Evan Kown
5 Thom Kogut
6 Yvette Glover
7 Bob Golub
8 Caraces Rowen
9 Chric Hoover
10 Sana Rasnick
11 Scott Ramsey
12 Kristen Gowin
13 Adrian Campbell
14 Claire McAllister
15 Mick Sherrer
16 Chry Krell
17 Judy Clarkson
18 Kath Hazlett
19 Chrica Donnellan
20 Aarry Schmit
21 Carolyn Beerer
22 Janis Coakley
23 Bart Alderette
24 Mark Jetter
25 Giulice Lipton

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
Lisboa 137 9/12/2019
Halcyon Boxer 16 8/30/2019
August 2019 Shetland Sheepdog Nationals 8/4/2019
Anatolian Shepherd Specialty 6/20/2019
June 2019 Schipperke Nationals 6/16/2019
Keeshonds Down Under 26 5/25/2019
Toy Poodle Parade 165 5/10/2019
May 2019 S.B.T. Nationals 5/7/2019
May 2019 Azawakh Nationals 5/1/2019
End Of April For Collies 4/29/2019


Did you know?
In the American Kennel Club, a dog needs 15 points to become a Champion, with each win gaining anywhere from zero to five points depending on the number of dogs competing and the area where the show is held.