Judge Info - Kimberly Cunningham

Showdog.com Judge Since Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Retirement Announced 9/30/2018

Not very political. 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 Kimberly Cunningham looks for.

Trait Importance
Head Very Low
Forequarter Normal
Hindquarter Low
Gait Very High
Top Neck and Back Very High
Coat Very High
Size/Height High
Feet Normal

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.  Kimberly Cunningham has been known to prefer the following handlers.

Rank Exhibitor
1 Chrica Donnellan
2 Mick Sherrer
3 Claire McAllister
4 Janis Coakley
5 Giulice Lipton
6 Scott Ramsey
7 Sana Rasnick
8 Nicole Hunger
9 Caraces Rowen
10 Yvette Glover
11 Pamarba Lhoam
12 Thom Kogut
13 Billip Soltero
14 Mandy Parcus
15 Evan Kown
16 Joe Kensing
17 Roxanne Leatherwood
18 Nata Deming
19 Chri Faison
20 Jana Mezies
21 Abby Stewart
22 Shael Parramore
23 Dianne Carter
24 Bruce Creel
25 Sylvia Tejeda

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
For Keeshonds 3 7/11/2019
June 2019 Papillon Nationals 6/11/2019
Frijsland 77 5/30/2019 KDH Street Jammer
Tamiami All Breed 3 5/14/2019 KDH Street Jammer
May The 4th Be With You Collie Show 5/4/2019
May 2019 Pumi Nationals 5/1/2019
April 2019 Pointer Nationals 4/17/2019
Golden 91 4/9/2019
GaylanStudio 2019-03-28 All Breed Show 3/28/2019 KDH South Street
West Rich 29 3/20/2019


Did you know?
A conformation dog show is not a comparison of one dog to another but a comparison of each dog to a judge's mental image of the ideal breed type as outlined in the individual breed's breed standard.