Judge Info - Stella Worley

Showdog.com Judge Since Monday, June 30, 2014
Retirement Announced 5/31/2016

Very political judge, likes to see certain handlers on dogs. Low level of breed bias. Thinks a dog needs to earn its championship before it should even be considered for best of breed.

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 Stella Worley looks for.

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

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

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
October 2021 Belgian Malinois Nationals 10/18/2021
Last Shot at the Cup XLIII 7/30/2021
Rat Terrier Summer Specialty VII 7/25/2021
Canmore4 21-07-18 All Breed 7/18/2021 Woxie Apricot on Toast
May 2021 Neapolitan Mastiff Nationals 5/27/2021
May 2021 Tibetan Terrier Nationals 5/25/2021
Where is Spring? 1 5/12/2021 Senkrah Starry Skye
Spring In Your Step All Breed Show 4/25/2021 Implicite Brownie Sundae
April 2021 Border Collie Nationals 4/20/2021
CKCS Spring Fling 4/7/2021


Did you know?
A conformation dog show is not a comparison of one dog to another but a comparison of each dog to a judge's mental image of the ideal breed type as outlined in the individual breed's breed standard.