Judge Info - Shane Walker

Showdog.com Judge Since Monday, May 31, 2010
Retirement Announced 1/31/2013

Not very political. Moderate 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 Shane Walker looks for.

Trait Importance
Head Normal
Forequarter Low
Hindquarter Normal
Gait Normal
Top Neck and Back Very High
Coat Low
Size/Height Low
Feet High

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.  Shane Walker has been known to prefer the following handlers.

Rank Exhibitor
1 Justin Moyer
2 Pamelan Treadwell
3 Dert Priebe
4 Antonio Hutchinson
5 Peren Troy
6 Julie Patton
7 Bill Meyer
8 Deborie Mejorado
9 Jamiel Leavens
10 Jennifer Oneil
11 Nany Painter
12 Greg Alexander
13 Joandy Classen
14 Nathia Barks
15 Kimberly Carson
16 Jony Bewely
17 Jene Moak
18 Alles Vickers
19 Coby Rodriguez
20 Den Towler
21 Herb Bowe
22 Flozell Tucker
23 Caryn Brumit
24 Stephanie Scott
25 Chuck Donaldson

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 Ceilidh 61 7/20/2022
May 2022 Manchester Terrier Nationals 5/7/2022
Greyhound Gambit 10 4/25/2022
Seasar II All Breed 11 3/25/2022 Jolitar Mr Grumble
March 2022 Anatolian Shepherd Nationals 3/18/2022
When Irish Eyes Are Smiling 221 3/6/2022 Jolitar Mr Grumble
January 2022 Boxer Nationals 1/26/2022
[LyricDogs] Dec 17 12/17/2021 Jolitar Maverick
When Irish Eyes Are Smiling 157 11/29/2021 Jolitar Foxy Brown
When Irish Eyes Are Smiling 130 10/15/2021 Jolitar Foxy Brown


Did you know?
In the American Kennel Club, a dog needs 15 points to become a Champion, with each win gaining anywhere from zero to five points depending on the number of dogs competing and the area where the show is held.