Judge Info - Blake Hepler
Showdog.com Judge Since Wednesday, September 05, 2007
Retirement Announced 12/31/2008
Has a tendency to use dogs handled by certain handlers but isn't overt in it. Doesn't show a breed bias at all.
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 Blake Hepler looks for.
|Top Neck and Back||Normal|
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. Blake Hepler has been known to prefer the following handlers.
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 S.B.T. Nationals||8/7/2019|
|July 2019 German Spitz Nationals||7/14/2019|
|Zinga 93||7/4/2019||GLXYs NJM Blue Moon|
|Brussels Bounce 81||6/19/2019|
|June Whippet Show 1||6/7/2019|
|Tamiami Cairn Terrier 6||6/6/2019|
|May 2019 English Toy Spaniel Nationals||5/24/2019|
|Seasar All Breed 37||5/4/2019||BarStar Germanicus|
|May 2019 Bulldog Nationals||5/2/2019|