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
Happy Holidays 8 12/12/2018
November 2018 Australian Shepherd Nationals 11/23/2018
Kilhey 89 11/6/2018
November 2018 American Water Spaniel Nationals 11/4/2018
GaylanStudio October 29th All Breed 10/29/2018 KDH Snap Dragon
Jester Dogs 129th All Breed Show 10/28/2018 KDH Snap Dragon
October 2018 G.S.P. Nationals 10/27/2018
Stealing Home 64 10/26/2018 KDH Snap Dragon
October 2018 Maltese Nationals 10/25/2018
October 2018 Flat-Coated Retriever Nationals 10/25/2018


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.