Judge Info - Petra Anderson

Showdog.com Judge Since Tuesday, August 31, 2010
Retirement Announced 1/31/2011

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 Petra Anderson looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Caraces Rowen
2 Yvette Glover
3 Sana Rasnick
4 Scott Ramsey
5 Thom Kogut
6 Claire McAllister
7 Mick Sherrer
8 Evan Kown
9 Nata Deming
10 Chrica Donnellan
11 Abby Stewart
12 Dianne Carter
13 Janis Coakley
14 Giulice Lipton
15 Nicole Hunger
16 Pamarba Lhoam
17 Bob Golub
18 Billip Soltero
19 Chric Hoover
20 Mandy Parcus
21 Joe Kensing
22 Roxanne Leatherwood
23 Kristen Gowin
24 Chri Faison
25 Jana Mezies

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
VI Top Of The Muffin To You No. 16 2/16/2024
Wyvern All Breed Show 24-02-15 2/15/2024 WP Silver Nugget Investment
December 2023 Keeshond Nationals 12/17/2023
All Breeds Spectacular 222 12/16/2023 Carnewf Meeo
Kerry Kollection 123 12/9/2023
Canmore1 All Breed 23-10-13 10/13/2023 Ravenpoint Reborn
Down Under All Breed 48 9/29/2023 Ravenpoint Reborn
Vancouver 9/19 All-Breed Show 9/19/2023 Ravenpoint Reborn
Llanelli J Pumpernickle Retirement 9/13/2023
Cairn Countdown 18 6/1/2023


Did you know?
The sit for exam is a modified version of the Stand for Exam. It is generally used in novice level classes and requires the handler to order the dog to sit and then to move away from the dog the length of the leash. The judge will then approach the dog and pet the dog's head.