Judge Info - Terry Lopez

Showdog.com Judge Since Friday, July 31, 2009
Retirement Announced 9/30/2009

Shows a slight bias toward dogs over bitches. Has a tendency to use dogs handled by certain handlers but isn't overt in it. Moderate level of breed bias. Thinks dogs should be compared to how good they are vs the rest of their breed rather than overall quality vs all dogs.

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 Terry Lopez looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Veronica Sheidt
2 Mark Jetter
3 Bart Alderette
4 Carolyn Beerer
5 Valera Ortiz
6 Hun Sargeant
7 Aarry Schmit
8 Kath Hazlett
9 Judy Clarkson
10 Chry Krell
11 Brian Coke
12 Adrian Campbell
13 Kelly Glenn
14 Kristen Gowin
15 Elaine Stinson
16 Chric Hoover
17 Janis Lopez
18 Bob Golub
19 Terrance Stuttsman
20 Bremy Scheffer
21 Lucinda Hunter
22 Dianne Carter
23 Abby Stewart
24 Nata Deming
25 Evan Kown

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
July 2020 English Foxhound Nationals 7/1/2020
All About Kerries 5/24/2020
May 2020 Argentine Dogo Nationals 5/19/2020
Golden 205 5/2/2020
Golden 202 4/28/2020
THANK YOU DOBERMANS 3/30/2020
March 2020 Skye Terrier Nationals 3/15/2020
Sweetbrier Winter Show 19 1/26/2020 Dark Mirage FarNAway
January 2020 Chinese Crested Dog Nationals 1/25/2020
January 2020 Anatolian Shepherd Nationals 1/18/2020


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.