Judge Info - Dianne Hall

Showdog.com Judge Since Saturday, March 31, 2018

Has a tendency to use dogs handled by certain handlers but isn't overt in it. Moderate level of breed bias.


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 Dianne Hall looks for.

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

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

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
May 2018 Curly-Coated Retriever Nationals 5/20/2018
Harsh Beauty 60 5/19/2018 Marquetry Peripeteia
May 2018 English Springer Spaniel Nationals 5/18/2018
May 2018 Pointer Nationals 5/17/2018
May Flowers All Breed 1 5/16/2018 Marquetry Pistoleer
May 2018 Dalmatian Nationals 5/15/2018
Blackfrost Chroma Celebration 2 5/14/2018 Marquetry Peripeteia
May 13th WFT Show 5/13/2018
May 2018 A.S.T. Nationals 5/12/2018
May 2018 Leonberger Nationals 5/11/2018

Did you know?
The two largest American dog shows after Westminster are the National Dog Show (which is televised on Thanksgiving Day by NBC, usually after the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade) and the AKC/Eukanuba National Championship.