Judge Info - Amanda Young

Showdog.com Judge Since Thursday, June 05, 2003
Retirement Announced 1/31/2009

Has a tendency to use dogs handled by certain handlers but isn't overt in it. Moderate level of breed bias.

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 Amanda Young looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Joandy Classen
2 Kimberly Carson
3 Jene Moak
4 Stephanie Scott
5 Chuck Donaldson
6 Aly Dimaggio
7 Deborie Mejorado
8 Julie Patton
9 Antonio Hutchinson
10 Dert Priebe
11 Pamelan Treadwell
12 Justin Moyer
13 Keven Dowdle
14 Cliff Irwin
15 Erik Mitchell
16 Hen Kilburn
17 Bradie DiNapoli
18 Terri Farnum
19 Listy Cousar
20 Huntert Dawe
21 Peren Troy
22 Bill Meyer
23 Jamiel Leavens
24 Jennifer Oneil
25 Ben Marro

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
August 2019 SFT Specialty 8/24/2019
August 2019 Bull Terrier Nationals 8/9/2019
August 2019 Cane Corso Nationals 8/2/2019
July 2019 Welsh Springer Spaniel Nationals 7/5/2019
June 2019 Neapolitan Mastiff Nationals 6/27/2019
IW 6-10 6/27/2019
GaylanStudio 2019-05-25 All Breed Show 5/25/2019 JD Berber
Antipodes Sheltie Show 65 5/22/2019
April 2019 Pembroke Welsh Corgi Nationals 4/5/2019
April 2019 Old English Sheepdog Nationals 4/2/2019


Did you know?
The largest and most prestigious dog show in America is the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, was established in 1877 and is held annually at Madison Square Garden in New York City.