Judge Info - Edward Saavedra

Showdog.com Judge Since Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Retirement Announced 12/31/2013

Not very political. Low level of breed bias. Thinks a dog needs to earn its championship before it should even be considered for best of breed.

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 Edward Saavedra looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Lucinda Hunter
2 Bremy Scheffer
3 Terrance Stuttsman
4 Janis Lopez
5 Elaine Stinson
6 Kelly Glenn
7 Brian Coke
8 Hun Sargeant
9 Valera Ortiz
10 Veronica Sheidt
11 Mark Jetter
12 Bart Alderette
13 Carolyn Beerer
14 Aarry Schmit
15 Kath Hazlett
16 Judy Clarkson
17 Chry Krell
18 Adrian Campbell
19 Kristen Gowin
20 Chric Hoover
21 Bob Golub
22 Dianne Carter
23 Abby Stewart
24 Nata Deming
25 Evan Kown

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
Toy Poodle Parade 138 2/10/2019
KDH All Breed 11 12/30/2018 KDH Blue Ridge
Companions All Breed 16th December 12/16/2018 KDH Metallic Blue
December 2018 S.B.T. Nationals 12/7/2018
December 2018 South African Boerboel Nationals 12/3/2018
November 2018 Australian Terrier Nationals 11/11/2018
Gymea 177 10/16/2018
October 2018 Toy Fox Terrier Nationals 10/15/2018
HuntersHill 111 10/9/2018
ES 10 10/7/2018


Did you know?
Judges are generally certified to judge one or several breeds, usually in the same group, but a few "all-breed" judges have the training and experience to judge large numbers of breeds.