Judge Info - Penny Strain

Showdog.com Judge Since Monday, October 31, 2011
Retirement Announced 12/31/2011

Shows a slight bias toward dogs over bitches. Actually prefers to see the owner of the dog handling it. Low level of breed bias.

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 Penny Strain looks for.

Trait Importance
Head High
Forequarter High
Hindquarter High
Gait Normal
Top Neck and Back Low
Coat Normal
Size/Height Normal
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.  Penny Strain has been known to prefer the following handlers.

Rank Exhibitor
1 George Anderson
2 Clan Melby
3 Kim Coleman
4 Alejam Zapien
5 Kate Dalton
6 Annee Lino
7 Chrise Elleberee
8 Aarthom Rapier
9 Kelly LaFoy
10 Stephew Deering
11 All Mederos
12 George Cruce
13 Roby Hawks
14 Rusty Walter
15 John Urick
16 Ellen Schroeder
17 Patrick Sayforth
18 Logan Ray
19 Doug Mavroulis
20 Kristen Schindewolf
21 Emma Moss
22 Geor Board
23 Mike Schneider
24 Martha Woodson
25 Angela Fletcher

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
December 2021 Doberman Pinscher Nationals 12/13/2021
December 2021 Sealyham Terrier Nationals 12/7/2021
October 2021 Australian Shepherd Nationals 10/23/2021
Oz Cocker Show1 10/22/2021
August 2021 Cardigan Welsh Corgi Nationals 8/15/2021
K9 Kapers 54 7/16/2021 Kilhey Cosy Nosey Parker
Here Comes Summer 40 7/11/2021 Kilhey Cosy Nosey Parker
Jester Dogs 224th All Breed Show 6/18/2021 Kilhey Cosy Nosey Parker
May 2021 Chihuahua Nationals 5/10/2021
Really Sealy 8 5/5/2021


Did you know?
In the United Kingdom, the international championship show Crufts was first held in 1891.