Judge Info - Anthony Lara

Showdog.com Judge Since Thursday, December 31, 2015

Shows a slight bias toward dogs over bitches. 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.

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 Anthony Lara looks for.

Trait Importance
Head Very Low
Forequarter Normal
Hindquarter Very Low
Gait Normal
Top Neck and Back Low
Coat Normal
Size/Height Low
Feet Normal

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.  Anthony Lara has been known to prefer the following handlers.

Rank Exhibitor
1 George Anderson
2 Alejam Zapien
3 Kate Dalton
4 Clan Melby
5 Kim Coleman
6 Annee Lino
7 Chrise Elleberee
8 Aarthom Rapier
9 Stephew Deering
10 All Mederos
11 George Cruce
12 Roby Hawks
13 John Urick
14 Kelly LaFoy
15 Logan Ray
16 Rusty Walter
17 Ellen Schroeder
18 Patrick Sayforth
19 Kristen Schindewolf
20 Emma Moss
21 Doug Mavroulis
22 Geor Board
23 Mike Schneider
24 Martha Woodson
25 Marisa Feagin

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
Extra ECS Show August 19th 8/19/2017
Sing For Me V 8/18/2017
Highland Games 76 8/17/2017 Agamede Paavo
Crosscroft August Specialty V 8/16/2017
Dog Days of Summer Aussie Specialty 8/15/2017
Puget Sound ESS Show 8/14/2017
August 2017 Brussels Griffon Nationals 8/13/2017
Okanagan Valley Collie Show 8/12/2017
August 2017 Australian Terrier Nationals 8/11/2017
Vancouver Island ACS Show 8/10/2017


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