Judge Info - Colton Kunkle

Showdog.com Judge Since Tuesday, September 30, 2008
Retirement Announced 12/31/2008

Has a tendency to use dogs handled by certain handlers but isn't overt in it. 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 Colton Kunkle looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Reberol Pattison
2 Marry Anne Bryant
3 David Scott
4 Sam Tacker
5 Angela Fletcher
6 Joey Allen
7 Sylvia Tejeda
8 Martha Woodson
9 Mike Schneider
10 Geor Board
11 Bruce Creel
12 Shael Parramore
13 Doug Mavroulis
14 Jana Mezies
15 Chri Faison
16 Roxanne Leatherwood
17 Joe Kensing
18 Mandy Parcus
19 Patrick Sayforth
20 Billip Soltero
21 Ellen Schroeder
22 Rusty Walter
23 Pamarba Lhoam
24 Nicole Hunger
25 Kelly LaFoy

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
Clwyds Ides Of March All Breed Show 3/15/2019 Indigo Starrs The Longest Day
Lisboa 107 3/14/2019
KDH All Breed 23 2/22/2019 Foxley2 Chocolate Joe
February 2019 Greyhound Nationals 2/10/2019
Abbott All Breed 67 1/25/2019 Lisra Lt Governor
Kilhey 99 1/11/2019
January 2019 Pumi Nationals 1/1/2019
Happy New Bullies 1/1/2019
Glittering 112 12/28/2018
Arizona 11 12/19/2018


Did you know?
The figure 8 exercise requires the team to heel in a figure 8 pattern either on or off leash. Generally two of the ring stewards will assist the judge with this exercise by acting as "posts", standing 8 feet apart, that the team walks around to form the loops of the figure 8.