Judge Info - Gordon Teixeira

Showdog.com Judge Since Tuesday, September 04, 2007
Retirement Announced 1/31/2009

Shows a slight bias toward bitches over dogs. Actually prefers to see the owner of the dog handling it. Low 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 Gordon Teixeira looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Edna Dixon
2 Jay McHaney
3 June Dixon
4 Matt Moore
5 Riely Whalen
6 Jessa McKinnley
7 Ster Stockyard
8 John Rome
9 Beah McEwen
10 Katy Murrell
11 Caryn Brumit
12 Flozell Tucker
13 Herb Bowe
14 Den Towler
15 Norma Young
16 Coby Rodriguez
17 Alles Vickers
18 Jony Bewely
19 Dan Adams
20 Nathia Barks
21 Greg Alexander
22 Jeff Wehlan
23 Willie Cundiff
24 Bob Coke
25 Debbie Merrill

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
FX Back to School All Breed 9/22/2018 Kilhey Cloud-Mitzi
GSD Show 8 9/18/2018
Halcyon Pointer 31 8/19/2018
Angels 7 7/12/2018
Aliyah 43 7/5/2018
Bombyx Bash 76 6/20/2018
Maltese Sun Shine 3 6/12/2018
Kerry Kollection 30 6/8/2018
Brussels Bounce 59 6/3/2018
Lets Have A Pom Parade 4 5/27/2018


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.