Judge Info - Willian Crutchfield

Showdog.com Judge Since Sunday, September 30, 2007
Retirement Announced 12/31/2009

Actually prefers to see the owner of the dog handling it. Moderate level of breed bias. Thinks dogs should be compared to how good they are vs the rest of their breed rather than overall quality vs all dogs.


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 Willian Crutchfield looks for.

Trait Importance
Head Very Low
Forequarter Very Low
Hindquarter Normal
Gait High
Top Neck and Back Normal
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.  Willian Crutchfield has been known to prefer the following handlers.

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

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
LC GWP SPECTACULAR 114 11/8/2022
October 2022 Welsh Terrier Nationals 10/24/2022
BourneAcres All Breed 22-09-16 9/16/2022 Dondaig Chip
Anatolian Adventures 90 9/2/2022
August 2022 Pekingese Nationals 8/22/2022
August 2022 Portuguese Water Dog Nationals 8/20/2022
Cavalier Summerfest 7/15/2022
Cavs On The Couch 2 7/1/2022
May 2022 Black and Tan Coonhound Nationals 5/24/2022
May 2022 Rottweiler Nationals 5/14/2022

Did you know?
A specialty show may be regional or national. A "Best in Show" win at a national specialty show is tremendously prestigious, indicating that the winning dog or bitch triumphed at a contest which attracted entries from the most serious fanciers of that breed in the country or continent. Some specialty shows attract international entries.