Judge Info - Andrew Nicholson

Showdog.com Judge Since Friday, December 23, 2016

Not very political. Low 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 Andrew Nicholson looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Justin Moyer
2 Pamelan Treadwell
3 Dert Priebe
4 Antonio Hutchinson
5 Julie Patton
6 Deborie Mejorado
7 Peren Troy
8 Bill Meyer
9 Jamiel Leavens
10 Jennifer Oneil
11 Nany Painter
12 Joandy Classen
13 Kimberly Carson
14 Jene Moak
15 Greg Alexander
16 Nathia Barks
17 Stephanie Scott
18 Chuck Donaldson
19 Aly Dimaggio
20 Jony Bewely
21 Alles Vickers
22 Coby Rodriguez
23 Den Towler
24 Herb Bowe
25 Flozell Tucker

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
July 2017 Bichon Frise Nationals 7/24/2017
Summer Holiday 3 7/23/2017 ESAN Pushkin
Grays Summer Show 11 7/22/2017 ESAN Pushkin
Residential S Show 4 7/21/2017
July 2017 Curly-Coated Retriever Nationals 7/20/2017
Jester Dogs 83rd All Breed Show 7/19/2017 ESAN Pushkin
July 2017 Belgian Malinois Nationals 7/18/2017
July 2017 Pointer Nationals 7/17/2017
Rich As A Fox 1 7/16/2017
July Silky 15 7/15/2017


Did you know?
The second obedience title is a CDX, or "Companion Dog Excellent", which is earned through competition in the Open obedience class.