Judge Info - William Hernandez

Showdog.com Judge Since Friday, December 23, 2016
Retirement Announced 12/31/2017

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 William Hernandez looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Doug Mavroulis
2 Patrick Sayforth
3 Geor Board
4 Mike Schneider
5 Martha Woodson
6 Ellen Schroeder
7 Rusty Walter
8 Angela Fletcher
9 Kelly LaFoy
10 Sam Tacker
11 Marry Anne Bryant
12 Reberol Pattison
13 David Scott
14 Joey Allen
15 Sylvia Tejeda
16 Kim Coleman
17 Clan Melby
18 George Anderson
19 Bruce Creel
20 Shael Parramore
21 Alejam Zapien
22 Kate Dalton
23 Jana Mezies
24 Chri Faison
25 Roxanne Leatherwood

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
Afghan Hound Party 8/5/2022
Show Must Go On: 8-1-22 8/1/2022 Jolitar William Wallace
Canmore3 All Breed 22-05-29 5/29/2022 Jolitar Dreamboat
Krieghund Spring Show 33 5/5/2022 Fingerprint Alvin Ailey
March 2022 Yorkshire Terrier Nationals 3/11/2022
March 2022 Miniature Bull Terrier Nationals 3/11/2022
Good Better Best All Breed 66 1/14/2022 TLC Another Highland Lass
December 2021 Curly-Coated Retriever Nationals 12/20/2021
Siberian Husky 3 11/6/2021
Weim 23 10/12/2021


Did you know?
Since its centenary year in 1991, Crufts has officially been recognised as the world's largest and most prestigious dog show by the Guinness Book of Records, with a total of 22,973 dogs being exhibited that year.