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
Summer Sun Show 8/19/2017 Faultless Whisper
Dandy Aussie Special 45 8/18/2017
Elmers Folly 3 8/17/2017
Sweetbrier Spring Show Treun Summer Show 9 8/16/2017 Faultless Whisper
Seattle Malamute Show 8/15/2017
Awake the Chaos Welsh Terrier Specialty 30 8/14/2017
Heatwave Relief 8/13/2017 Faultless Whisper
Puget Sound Lab Show 8/12/2017
August 2017 Yorkshire Terrier Nationals 8/11/2017
August 2017 Plott Nationals 8/10/2017


Did you know?
A specialty show may be regional or national. A "Best in Show" win at a national specialty show is tremendously prestigious, indicating that the winning dog or bitch triumphed at a contest which attracted entries from the most serious fanciers of that breed in the country or continent. Some specialty shows attract international entries.