Judge Info - Kristen Wiggs
Showdog.com Judge Since Monday, June 09, 2003
Retirement Announced 6/30/2008
Doesn't like using the same breeds that win every other show for BIS. Has a tendency to use dogs handled by certain handlers but isn't overt in it. Doesn't show a breed bias at all. Has a tendency to like dogs the more often they're seen. Thinks a dog needs to earn its championship before it should even be considered for best of breed.
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 Kristen Wiggs looks for.
|Top Neck and Back||Very High|
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. Kristen Wiggs has been known to prefer the following handlers.
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|
|August 2019 English Springer Spaniel Nationals||8/18/2019|
|July 2019 Australian Shepherd Nationals||7/23/2019|
|Toy Poodle Parade 178||6/24/2019|
|Halcyon Cavalier 54||6/20/2019|
|June 2019 G.S.M.D. Nationals||6/16/2019|
|June 2019 Shetland Sheepdog Nationals||6/4/2019|
|June 1st For Collies||6/1/2019|
|April 2019 G.S.P. Nationals||4/27/2019|