Judge Info - Robert Conway

Showdog.com Judge Since Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Retirement Announced 4/30/2018

Not political at all. Moderate level of breed bias.


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 Robert Conway looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Jay McHaney
2 Edna Dixon
3 Jessa McKinnley
4 John Rome
5 Beah McEwen
6 Katy Murrell
7 Norma Young
8 June Dixon
9 Matt Moore
10 Dan Adams
11 Riely Whalen
12 Jeff Wehlan
13 Ster Stockyard
14 Willie Cundiff
15 Caryn Brumit
16 Bob Coke
17 Flozell Tucker
18 Herb Bowe
19 Debbie Merrill
20 Den Towler
21 Coby Rodriguez
22 Alles Vickers
23 Jean Infante
24 Jony Bewely
25 Nathia Barks

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
Cairn Classic 12 9/17/2021
Lhasa Leap 7 8/27/2021
Ranch JAH Autumn Fayre 6 8/26/2021 DenKees Light in Darkness
August 2021 Australian Shepherd Nationals 8/23/2021
August 2021 Giant Schnauzer Nationals 8/15/2021
Killick Out and About Show 4 7/11/2021 DenKees Bad Boy Buddy
Kah-Neh Kors-o Show 1 7/10/2021
Here Comes Summer 31 7/1/2021 DenKees Obsidian Warrior
Clwyds June 5 All Breed Extravaganza 6/5/2021 DenKees Gambit
May 2021 Shih Tzu Nationals 5/13/2021

Did you know?
At least two wins must be a set of three or more points ("majors"), under two different judges; at least one additional win under a third judge is also required.