Judge Info - Deborah Walker

Showdog.com Judge Since Sunday, June 30, 2013
Retirement Announced 4/30/2015

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 Deborah Walker looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Kelly LaFoy
2 Rusty Walter
3 Ellen Schroeder
4 Patrick Sayforth
5 Kim Coleman
6 Clan Melby
7 Doug Mavroulis
8 George Anderson
9 Geor Board
10 Mike Schneider
11 Alejam Zapien
12 Kate Dalton
13 Martha Woodson
14 Angela Fletcher
15 Annee Lino
16 Chrise Elleberee
17 Sam Tacker
18 Aarthom Rapier
19 Marry Anne Bryant
20 Stephew Deering
21 All Mederos
22 George Cruce
23 Roby Hawks
24 Reberol Pattison
25 David Scott

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
October 2019 Old English Sheepdog Nationals 10/2/2019
September 2019 Saint Bernard Nationals 9/26/2019
September 2019 Border Collie Nationals 9/20/2019
KDH All Breed 89 9/13/2019 Lisboa Crossed Wires
Halcyon Sheltie 6 9/3/2019
Halcyon Greyhound 25 8/24/2019
Dannon All Breed 4 7/21/2019 Outrigger Selena
West Rich 53 7/15/2019
All Breeds Spectacular 28 7/12/2019 Kilhey Cloudy Ninswitch
Maltese 7-11 7/11/2019


Did you know?
The largest and most prestigious dog show in America is the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, was established in 1877 and is held annually at Madison Square Garden in New York City.