Judge Info - Kevin Garcia

Showdog.com Judge Since Sunday, March 31, 2013
Retirement Announced 5/31/2013

Actually prefers to see the owner of the dog handling 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 Kevin Garcia looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Abby Stewart
2 Nata Deming
3 Evan Kown
4 Dianne Carter
5 Thom Kogut
6 Yvette Glover
7 Caraces Rowen
8 Sana Rasnick
9 Scott Ramsey
10 Bob Golub
11 Claire McAllister
12 Mick Sherrer
13 Chric Hoover
14 Chrica Donnellan
15 Kristen Gowin
16 Adrian Campbell
17 Janis Coakley
18 Chry Krell
19 Judy Clarkson
20 Kath Hazlett
21 Giulice Lipton
22 Nicole Hunger
23 Aarry Schmit
24 Pamarba Lhoam
25 Carolyn Beerer

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
Lotus Mystic Renaissance Festival 4 8/19/2018 Intrinsic Expressions
August 2018 Vizsla Nationals 8/14/2018
Whipit Good 2 7/10/2018
Cane Corso Italiano Club Show 7/9/2018 7/9/2018
July Aussie Specialty 7/6/2018
IGs Summer Fling 6/18/2018
Aliyah 39 5/30/2018
Wrinkle Power 3 5/14/2018
Toy Poodle Parade 63 5/8/2018
Laekenois Extravaganza 4 4/25/2018


The Kennel Club (UK) system, which is also used by the Australian National Kennel Council[1] and in other countries, is considered the most difficult to earn a title under.