Judge Info - William Jones

Showdog.com Judge Since Friday, December 23, 2016
Retirement Announced 7/31/2017

Not very political. 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 Jones looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Aimeene Good
2 Marc Buchhelt
3 Kennis Greiner
4 Ster Coaxum
5 Robert Pouk
6 Jean Infante
7 Debbie Merrill
8 Rogane Tuller
9 Terry Galloway
10 Bob Coke
11 Willie Cundiff
12 Stew Kellermen
13 Jeff Wehlan
14 Duane Rawley
15 Marisa Feagin
16 Dan Adams
17 Norma Young
18 Katy Murrell
19 Beah McEwen
20 John Rome
21 Jessa McKinnley
22 Emma Moss
23 Kristen Schindewolf
24 Jay McHaney
25 Logan Ray

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
Good Weather Ahead 4/21/2021 RJ Itsallwhyeyeanbettymar
March 2021 Newfoundland Nationals 3/18/2021
Dream3 English Setter March 1 3/7/2021
February 2021 Newfoundland Nationals 2/18/2021
February 2021 Vizsla Nationals 2/14/2021
Etiveglen allbreed 2/10/2021 Czarina Trick Trick
February 2021 Dandie Dinmont Terrier Nationals 2/6/2021
January 2021 Boxer Nationals 1/26/2021
January 2021 Pekingese Nationals 1/22/2021
Australian Shepherd 2 1/18/2021


Did you know?
In the American Kennel Club, a dog needs 15 points to become a Champion, with each win gaining anywhere from zero to five points depending on the number of dogs competing and the area where the show is held.