Judge Info - Ursula Chavez

Showdog.com Judge Since Tuesday, January 31, 2012
Retirement Announced 12/31/2012

Shows a slight bias toward dogs over bitches. Actually prefers to see the owner of the dog handling it. 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 Ursula Chavez looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Chric Hoover
2 Bob Golub
3 Kristen Gowin
4 Adrian Campbell
5 Chry Krell
6 Judy Clarkson
7 Kath Hazlett
8 Dianne Carter
9 Aarry Schmit
10 Carolyn Beerer
11 Abby Stewart
12 Bart Alderette
13 Mark Jetter
14 Nata Deming
15 Evan Kown
16 Veronica Sheidt
17 Thom Kogut
18 Yvette Glover
19 Valera Ortiz
20 Caraces Rowen
21 Hun Sargeant
22 Sana Rasnick
23 Scott Ramsey
24 Claire McAllister
25 Mick Sherrer

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
Woofstock 3 11/27/2019
October 2019 Spinone Italiano Nationals 10/8/2019
September 2019 Boxer Nationals 9/26/2019
Highland Games 104 8/21/2019 Tribern Mountain Imp
August 2019 German Spitz Nationals 8/14/2019
August 2019 Glen of Imaal Terrier Nationals 8/10/2019
GS 7-19 7/19/2019
July 2019 Bouvier des Flandres Nationals 7/6/2019
July 2019 American Eskimo Dog Nationals 7/5/2019
AT 6-9 6/28/2019


Did you know?
The two largest American dog shows after Westminster are the National Dog Show (which is televised on Thanksgiving Day by NBC, usually after the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade) and the AKC/Eukanuba National Championship.