Judge Info - Laurence Nielson
Showdog.com Judge Since Thursday, January 31, 2008
Retirement Announced 12/31/2008
Very political judge, likes to see certain handlers on dogs. Low level of breed bias. Has a tendency to like dogs the more often they're seen.
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 Laurence Nielson looks for.
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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. Laurence Nielson 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|
|Stargazer Sheltie Show 2||2/16/2018|
|Hang Fire 112||1/10/2018|
|Holiday Whippet 4||12/8/2017|
|Pharaoh Hound October 15||10/15/2017|
|Anatolian September IV||9/7/2017|
|December 2009 N.S.D.T.R. Nationals||12/16/2009|
|December 2009 American Eskimo Dog Nationals||12/5/2009|