Judge Info - Danial Mcdevitt

Showdog.com Judge Since Monday, March 31, 2008
Retirement Announced 9/30/2008

Not political at all. Relatively high 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 Danial Mcdevitt looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Peren Troy
2 Bill Meyer
3 Jamiel Leavens
4 Jennifer Oneil
5 Nany Painter
6 Justin Moyer
7 Pamelan Treadwell
8 Dert Priebe
9 Antonio Hutchinson
10 Greg Alexander
11 Nathia Barks
12 Julie Patton
13 Jony Bewely
14 Deborie Mejorado
15 Alles Vickers
16 Coby Rodriguez
17 Den Towler
18 Herb Bowe
19 Flozell Tucker
20 Caryn Brumit
21 Ster Stockyard
22 Riely Whalen
23 Matt Moore
24 June Dixon
25 Joandy Classen

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
Teeny Weenies Specialty 3 9/17/2019
Seasar All Breed 64 8/26/2019 Seasar Distant Flame
Dobe Lovers 13 7/12/2019
July 2019 Lakeland Terrier Nationals 7/8/2019
Borzoi Days 22 7/2/2019
June 2019 Curly-Coated Retriever Nationals 6/20/2019
MPDA 1 6/8/2019 Seasar Silent Flame
Seasar All Breed 43 6/6/2019 Seasar Fine Design
Bombyx Bash 107 5/29/2019
Highland Games 97 4/21/2019 Tidbet Sundae Jubilee


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.