Judge Info - Elliott Mcclean

Showdog.com Judge Since Wednesday, April 30, 2008
Retirement Announced 1/31/2009

Shows a slight bias toward dogs over bitches. Not very political. Low level of breed bias. Has a tendency to like dogs the more often they're seen.

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 Elliott Mcclean looks for.

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

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.  Elliott Mcclean has been known to prefer the following handlers.

Rank Exhibitor
1 John Urick
2 Logan Ray
3 Roby Hawks
4 George Cruce
5 All Mederos
6 Stephew Deering
7 Kristen Schindewolf
8 Emma Moss
9 Aarthom Rapier
10 Chrise Elleberee
11 Annee Lino
12 Kate Dalton
13 Alejam Zapien
14 Marisa Feagin
15 George Anderson
16 Duane Rawley
17 Clan Melby
18 Kim Coleman
19 Stew Kellermen
20 Terry Galloway
21 Rogane Tuller
22 Robert Pouk
23 Aimeene Good
24 Kelly LaFoy
25 Marc Buchhelt

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
Corgi Specialty 11 10/17/2019
Ballroom Fall Show 4 10/1/2019 Matts Got The Look
September 2019 Pug Nationals 9/21/2019
Rossetts Sept 17 All Breed Show 9/17/2019 GLXYs Mithras
Clwyds September14 All Breed Show 9/14/2019 GLXYs Mithras
GaylanStudio 2019-09-10 All Breed Show 9/10/2019 Dukes Lectric
July 2019 Boxer Nationals 7/26/2019
July 2019 Skye Terrier Nationals 7/15/2019
Golden 129 7/12/2019
July 2019 English Foxhound Nationals 7/1/2019


Did you know?
A conformation dog show is not a comparison of one dog to another but a comparison of each dog to a judge's mental image of the ideal breed type as outlined in the individual breed's breed standard.