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
September 2022 Pyrenean Shepherd Nationals 9/22/2022
September 2022 Norfolk Terrier Nationals 9/5/2022
Laekenois Summer Special 3 8/28/2022
Solar Winds Mudi Specialty 8 7/27/2022
July 2022 Manchester Toy Terrier Nationals 7/23/2022
Temple Guardians 25 7/19/2022
Good Better Best All Breed 78 7/13/2022 BarStar Snow Job KDH
July 2022 Irish Wolfhound Nationals 7/7/2022
May 2022 Borzoi Nationals 5/26/2022
MtSlvr In Memory of Colby 5/1/2022


Did you know?
The sit for exam is a modified version of the Stand for Exam. It is generally used in novice level classes and requires the handler to order the dog to sit and then to move away from the dog the length of the leash. The judge will then approach the dog and pet the dog's head.