Judge Info - Refugio Andrews

Showdog.com Judge Since Saturday, March 31, 2018
Retirement Announced 6/30/2018

Actually prefers to see the owner of the dog handling it. Moderate level of breed bias. Thinks a dog needs to earn its championship before it should even be considered for best of breed.

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 Refugio Andrews looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Marisa Feagin
2 Duane Rawley
3 Stew Kellermen
4 Emma Moss
5 Kristen Schindewolf
6 Terry Galloway
7 Rogane Tuller
8 Logan Ray
9 Robert Pouk
10 Aimeene Good
11 John Urick
12 Roby Hawks
13 George Cruce
14 Marc Buchhelt
15 Kennis Greiner
16 All Mederos
17 Stephew Deering
18 Ster Coaxum
19 Jean Infante
20 Aarthom Rapier
21 Chrise Elleberee
22 Annee Lino
23 Debbie Merrill
24 Bob Coke
25 Willie Cundiff

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
Comet Presents Independence Day Celebration 7/3/2024 HP Packed With Rage
June 2024 Standard Schnauzer Nationals 6/17/2024
June 2024 Affenpinscher Nationals 6/13/2024
June 2024 Chihuahua Nationals 6/10/2024
Fall Leaves 189 5/18/2024 Picardy Love Thieves
B 43 5/12/2024
End of the Month Cocker Extravaganza 4/29/2024
Cairn Countdown 25 4/8/2024
March 2024 Saluki Nationals 3/1/2024
WP Newfoundland Classic 0 2/25/2024


Did you know?
The two largest American dog shows after Westminster are the National Dog Show (which is televised on Thanksgiving Day by NBC, usually after the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade) and the AKC/Eukanuba National Championship.