Judge Info - James Link

Showdog.com Judge Since Wednesday, June 25, 2003
Retirement Announced 11/30/2008

Not political at all. 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 James Link looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Rogane Tuller
2 Terry Galloway
3 Stew Kellermen
4 Robert Pouk
5 Duane Rawley
6 Aimeene Good
7 Marisa Feagin
8 Marc Buchhelt
9 Kennis Greiner
10 Ster Coaxum
11 Jean Infante
12 Debbie Merrill
13 Bob Coke
14 Willie Cundiff
15 Jeff Wehlan
16 Emma Moss
17 Kristen Schindewolf
18 Dan Adams
19 Logan Ray
20 Norma Young
21 John Urick
22 Katy Murrell
23 Beah McEwen
24 John Rome
25 Roby Hawks

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
October 2018 Border Terrier Nationals 10/23/2018
ESAN Club Show 4 10/4/2018
Kerry Kollection 43 9/16/2018
speedy 100 9/2/2018
Kilhey 73 8/11/2018
Best Welshies 8/1/2018
JKizmets Let the fun began 6/17/2018 Glitter Yum
North by NorthCrest All Breed 3 5/30/2018 Halcyon Up on the Roof
April Finale 4/28/2018
White Fluff 231 4/5/2018


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.