Judge Info - Trudy Walker

Showdog.com Judge Since Wednesday, March 31, 2010
Retirement Announced 10/31/2011

Has a tendency to use dogs handled by certain handlers but isn't overt in it. Moderate level of breed bias.

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 Trudy Walker looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Greg Alexander
2 Nathia Barks
3 Jony Bewely
4 Alles Vickers
5 Coby Rodriguez
6 Den Towler
7 Herb Bowe
8 Flozell Tucker
9 Caryn Brumit
10 Nany Painter
11 Ster Stockyard
12 Riely Whalen
13 Jennifer Oneil
14 Jamiel Leavens
15 Matt Moore
16 June Dixon
17 Bill Meyer
18 Peren Troy
19 Edna Dixon
20 Jay McHaney
21 Jessa McKinnley
22 John Rome
23 Beah McEwen
24 Katy Murrell
25 Justin Moyer

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
PointyHead 332 1/15/2020
New Year Whippet 6 1/6/2020
Clwyds Dec 14 All Breed Show 12/14/2019 KDH Black Knight
Collie Bowllie 12/12/2019
End of November 2 11/28/2019
Toy Poodle Parade 206 10/26/2019
October 2019 Australian Shepherd Nationals 10/23/2019
Foxfire All Breed Show 11 10/16/2019 KDH Black Knight
European Championship 14 10/14/2019
Kiroja Mini Masters 18 10/10/2019


Did you know?
Judges are generally certified to judge one or several breeds, usually in the same group, but a few "all-breed" judges have the training and experience to judge large numbers of breeds.