Judge Info - Eileen Miller

Showdog.com Judge Since Thursday, July 31, 2014
Retirement Announced 4/30/2017

Shows a slight bias toward dogs over bitches. Has a tendency to use dogs handled by certain handlers but isn't overt in it. Low level of breed bias. Thinks dogs should be compared to how good they are vs the rest of their breed rather than overall quality vs all dogs.

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 Eileen Miller looks for.

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

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

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 2017 Pekingese Nationals 5/22/2017
Glenfield 11 5/20/2017 Stormborn Yukon Business Asset
May 2017 Great Dane Nationals 5/19/2017
May Collie Showdown 5/18/2017
Whatadogz Paws-atively PawSome 5/17/2017 Stormborn Wizard O Danger
Good Luck Bostons 1 5/16/2017
Mid May Lab Show 5/15/2017
May 2017 Rhodesian Ridgeback Nationals 5/13/2017
Dandy Aussie Special 18 5/12/2017
May 2017 Caucasian Mountain Dog Nationals 5/9/2017


Did you know?
The figure 8 exercise requires the team to heel in a figure 8 pattern either on or off leash. Generally two of the ring stewards will assist the judge with this exercise by acting as "posts", standing 8 feet apart, that the team walks around to form the loops of the figure 8.