Judge Info - Jimmy James

Showdog.com Judge Since Thursday, June 12, 2003
Retirement Announced 6/30/2008

Shows a slight bias toward bitches over dogs. Has a tendency to use dogs handled by certain handlers but isn't overt in it. Moderate 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 Jimmy James looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Peren Troy
2 Bill Meyer
3 Jamiel Leavens
4 Jennifer Oneil
5 Nany Painter
6 Greg Alexander
7 Justin Moyer
8 Pamelan Treadwell
9 Dert Priebe
10 Nathia Barks
11 Jony Bewely
12 Alles Vickers
13 Coby Rodriguez
14 Den Towler
15 Antonio Hutchinson
16 Herb Bowe
17 Flozell Tucker
18 Caryn Brumit
19 Julie Patton
20 Ster Stockyard
21 Deborie Mejorado
22 Riely Whalen
23 Matt Moore
24 June Dixon
25 Edna Dixon

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
Gymea 227 5/20/2019 Dreammyst Bella
Spinone Show Off 3 4/17/2019
April 2019 Siberian Husky Nationals 4/16/2019
Puddle Jumpers 7 4/13/2019
April 2019 Bernese Mountain Dog Nationals 4/5/2019
March 2019 Boxer Nationals 3/26/2019
March 2019 Rottweiler Nationals 3/14/2019
March 2019 Australian Cattle Dog Nationals 3/7/2019
Time To Shine Again 9 3/1/2019
February 2019 W.H.W.T. Nationals 2/21/2019


Did you know?
The two largest American dog shows after Westminster are the National Dog Show (which is televised on Thanksgiving Day by NBC, usually after the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade) and the AKC/Eukanuba National Championship.