Judge Info - Debbie Vaughn

Showdog.com Judge Since Saturday, April 30, 2016
Retirement Announced 12/31/2017

Not very political. 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 Debbie Vaughn looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Jay McHaney
2 Jessa McKinnley
3 John Rome
4 Beah McEwen
5 Katy Murrell
6 Edna Dixon
7 Norma Young
8 Dan Adams
9 June Dixon
10 Matt Moore
11 Jeff Wehlan
12 Willie Cundiff
13 Riely Whalen
14 Bob Coke
15 Ster Stockyard
16 Debbie Merrill
17 Caryn Brumit
18 Flozell Tucker
19 Herb Bowe
20 Jean Infante
21 Den Towler
22 Coby Rodriguez
23 Alles Vickers
24 Ster Coaxum
25 Jony Bewely

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
Stealing Home 61 9/22/2018 Sarah*s All Kitted Out
SilknT 127 9/2/2018
Airdale Terrier August 25th Special 8/25/2018
August Ibizan Fun 15 8/15/2018
Grey Ghost 214 7/25/2018
Kleenex 7/24 7/24/2018
Antipodes Sheltie Show 42 7/13/2018
Bully Summer Meadows 7/6/2018
Ozlok Harrier Bash 80 6/29/2018
Gymea 136 6/28/2018


Did you know?
In the American Kennel Club, a dog needs 15 points to become a Champion, with each win gaining anywhere from zero to five points depending on the number of dogs competing and the area where the show is held.