Judge Info - Rosa Collins

Showdog.com Judge Since Thursday, December 31, 2015
Retirement Announced 1/31/2017

Shows a slight bias toward dogs over bitches. Has a tendency to use dogs handled by certain handlers but isn't overt in it. Doesn't show a breed bias at all.

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 Rosa Collins looks for.

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

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

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 All Breed Bonanza 15 5/18/2022 KDH Red Moon
March 2022 Portuguese Podengo Nationals 3/24/2022
SBT 24 1/12/2022
January 2022 Alaskan Malamute Nationals 1/1/2022
December 2021 Belgian Tervuren Nationals 12/8/2021
November 2021 Samoyed Nationals 11/20/2021
GSDs Almost Halloween Party 10/30/2021
October 2021 Chinese Shar-Pei Nationals 10/21/2021
September 2021 Lhasa Apso Nationals 9/24/2021
Basset 7 9/22/2021


The Kennel Club (UK) system, which is also used by the Australian National Kennel Council[1] and in other countries, is considered the most difficult to earn a title under.