Judge Info - Joseph Wilson

Showdog.com Judge Since Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Retirement Announced 3/31/2015

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

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Katy Murrell
2 Beah McEwen
3 John Rome
4 Jessa McKinnley
5 Norma Young
6 Jay McHaney
7 Dan Adams
8 Jeff Wehlan
9 Willie Cundiff
10 Edna Dixon
11 Bob Coke
12 Debbie Merrill
13 Jean Infante
14 Ster Coaxum
15 June Dixon
16 Kennis Greiner
17 Marc Buchhelt
18 Matt Moore
19 Aimeene Good
20 Riely Whalen
21 Ster Stockyard
22 Robert Pouk
23 Caryn Brumit
24 Flozell Tucker
25 Herb Bowe

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
July 2019 Basenji Nationals 7/12/2019
PointyHead 298 6/29/2019
GaylanStudio 2019-05-13 All Breed Show 5/13/2019 TidBet Wanna Bee Famous
SColours 299 5/9/2019
Dobe Lovers 5 4/16/2019
Aliyah 50 4/11/2019 Seasar Domitian
PointyHead 253 2/23/2019
February 2019 Anatolian Shepherd Nationals 2/18/2019
Halcyon Pointer 53 1/2/2019
SColours 246 12/8/2018


Did you know?
A specialty show may be regional or national. A "Best in Show" win at a national specialty show is tremendously prestigious, indicating that the winning dog or bitch triumphed at a contest which attracted entries from the most serious fanciers of that breed in the country or continent. Some specialty shows attract international entries.