Judge Info - Ryan Juliesen

Showdog.com Judge Since Sunday, June 15, 2003
Retirement Announced 1/31/2009

Not very political. Low level of breed bias. Thinks a dog needs to earn its championship before it should even be considered for best of breed.


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 Ryan Juliesen looks for.

Trait Importance
Head High
Forequarter Normal
Hindquarter Very Low
Gait High
Top Neck and Back Very Low
Coat Low
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.  Ryan Juliesen has been known to prefer the following handlers.

Rank Exhibitor
1 Martha Woodson
2 Angela Fletcher
3 Mike Schneider
4 Geor Board
5 Sam Tacker
6 Marry Anne Bryant
7 Doug Mavroulis
8 Reberol Pattison
9 David Scott
10 Joey Allen
11 Sylvia Tejeda
12 Patrick Sayforth
13 Ellen Schroeder
14 Rusty Walter
15 Bruce Creel
16 Kelly LaFoy
17 Shael Parramore
18 Jana Mezies
19 Chri Faison
20 Roxanne Leatherwood
21 Joe Kensing
22 Mandy Parcus
23 Billip Soltero
24 Kim Coleman
25 Pamarba Lhoam

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
Wonderlight All Breed Show 8 6/24/2022 BarStar Lil Black Dress
Ballroom Spring Show 31 6/21/2022 BarStar Lil Black Dress
Fox Terrier Fanciers 5/17/2022
Toy Poodle Parade 324 5/1/2022
April 2022 Borzoi Nationals 4/26/2022
March 2022 Chinese Shar-Pei Nationals 3/21/2022
Caulfeilds March 8th All Breed Show 3/8/2022 JP The Chocolate Iceberg
Brojefes GSD Specialty 2/1/2022
Canmore5 All Breed 22-01-18 1/18/2022 JP The Chocolate Iceberg
GaylanStudio6 All Breed 22-01-16 1/16/2022 JP The Chocolate Iceberg

Did you know?
The largest and most prestigious dog show in America is the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, was established in 1877 and is held annually at Madison Square Garden in New York City.