Judge Info - Roy Rick

Showdog.com Judge Since Tuesday, July 31, 2012
Retirement Announced 9/30/2012

Not political at all. Low level of breed bias. Has a tendency to like dogs the more often they're seen.

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 Roy Rick looks for.

Trait Importance
Head Normal
Forequarter Very High
Hindquarter Normal
Gait Low
Top Neck and Back Low
Coat Normal
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.  Roy Rick 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 Abby Stewart
11 Chrica Donnellan
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
South Florida 225 7/16/2024
May 2024 Skye Terrier Nationals 5/15/2024
May 2024 Basenji Nationals 5/12/2024
April 2024 Kuvasz Nationals 4/22/2024
April 2024 Shetland Sheepdog Nationals 4/4/2024
April 2024 Bullmastiff Nationals 4/3/2024
March 2024 Miniature Bull Terrier Nationals 3/11/2024
February 2024 Appenzeller Sennenhund Nationals 2/14/2024
Solcintra All Breed 70 12/24/2023 Lanakila The Story Of My Life
December 2023 Thai Ridgeback Nationals 12/6/2023


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.