Judge Info - Petar Amelia

Showdog.com Judge Since Thursday, June 2, 2005
Retirement Announced 6/30/2008

Very political judge, likes to see certain handlers on dogs. Moderate 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 Petar Amelia looks for.

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

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.  Petar Amelia has been known to prefer the following handlers.

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

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
Little River Runners 14 9/20/2021 ECC Off A Duck Back
K9 Kapers 56 8/13/2021 JJ Top O The Morning
August 2021 Bulldog Nationals 8/2/2021
Labs 23 8/1/2021
R* Neos 6 7/16/2021
Am Staff Revival Show 2 7/7/2021
June 2021 Miniature Schnauzer Nationals 6/17/2021
Legends of Logres 33 2/13/2021 JD Charlene
KDH All Breed 265 2/4/2021 Outrigger Garron
Bananas Have Pajamas 1/19/2021 Outrigger Dylan


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.