Judge Info - Diane Garrett

Showdog.com Judge Since Saturday, February 28, 2009
Retirement Announced 1/31/2011

Not very political. 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 Diane Garrett looks for.

Trait Importance
Head High
Forequarter High
Hindquarter Very Low
Gait Low
Top Neck and Back Low
Coat Very Low
Size/Height Normal
Feet Normal

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.  Diane Garrett has been known to prefer the following handlers.

Rank Exhibitor
1 Aly Dimaggio
2 Chuck Donaldson
3 Stephanie Scott
4 Keven Dowdle
5 Cliff Irwin
6 Jene Moak
7 Erik Mitchell
8 Hen Kilburn
9 Kimberly Carson
10 Joandy Classen
11 Bradie DiNapoli
12 Terri Farnum
13 Listy Cousar
14 Huntert Dawe
15 Deborie Mejorado
16 Ben Marro
17 Julie Patton
18 Maret Gentile
19 Antonio Hutchinson
20 Rachero Fergus
21 Bre Strayhorn
22 Dert Priebe
23 Pamelan Treadwell
24 Justin Moyer
25 Tod Brubaker

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
August 2019 Pharaoh Hound Nationals 8/22/2019
Visited By Aliens 8/2/2019 Lanakila Frontier Justice
Dobe Lovers 21 7/22/2019
July 2019 Appenzeller Sennenhund Nationals 7/14/2019
HuntersHill 175 7/12/2019 Bryers Smooth Talker at Gaylan
Maltese 7-8 7/8/2019
June 2019 Bichon Frise Nationals 6/24/2019
June 2019 Rhodesian Ridgeback Nationals 6/13/2019
June 2019 Azawakh Nationals 6/1/2019
Highland Games 100 5/27/2019 Azalea Hill Lanister


Did you know?
Since its centenary year in 1991, Crufts has officially been recognised as the world's largest and most prestigious dog show by the Guinness Book of Records, with a total of 22,973 dogs being exhibited that year.