Judge Info - Alexis Sides

Showdog.com Judge Since Friday, November 30, 2007
Retirement Announced 3/31/2008

Doesn't like using the same breeds that win every other show for BIS. Has a tendency to use dogs handled by certain handlers but isn't overt in it. Moderate level of breed bias.


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 Alexis Sides looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Yvette Glover
2 Caraces Rowen
3 Thom Kogut
4 Sana Rasnick
5 Scott Ramsey
6 Evan Kown
7 Nata Deming
8 Claire McAllister
9 Mick Sherrer
10 Abby Stewart
11 Chrica Donnellan
12 Dianne Carter
13 Janis Coakley
14 Giulice Lipton
15 Nicole Hunger
16 Pamarba Lhoam
17 Bob Golub
18 Chric Hoover
19 Billip Soltero
20 Mandy Parcus
21 Kristen Gowin
22 Joe Kensing
23 Roxanne Leatherwood
24 Chri Faison
25 Jana Mezies

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
Stealing Home 66 11/18/2018 Amoroso Rock and Roll
November 2018 Cairn Terrier Nationals 11/16/2018
November 2018 Briard Nationals 11/6/2018
Halcyon BM Show 11/2/2018
Band of Bullies 3 10/29/2018
Shadowrun October 11th All Breed Show 10/11/2018 Lanakila ThForceIsStrngWthThs1
Rivertown Here Come Florence 10/8/2018 Lanakila QuestForPerfection
Lisboa 84 8/3/2018
Ozlok Harrier Bash 94 7/14/2018
GaylanStudio July 12th All Breed 7/12/2018 FJ Coldstone

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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.