Judge Info - Debbie Vaughn

Showdog.com Judge Since Saturday, April 30, 2016

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
June 2017 Border Terrier Nationals 6/23/2017
Sheltie Show In June 6/22/2017
Plus Spring Show 8 6/21/2017 FaultLines Electric Touch
Sunshine Coast Lab Show 6/20/2017
Liar Liar Pants On Fire 6/19/2017
Extra June Sealyham Show 3 6/18/2017
June 2017 Pointer Nationals 6/17/2017
BT Dance Yer Pants Off 3 6/16/2017
Treun Spring Show 14 6/15/2017 FaultLines Electric Touch
EMD 6-13 6/13/2017


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.