Judge Info - Linda House

Showdog.com Judge Since Friday, August 31, 2012
Retirement Announced 6/30/2013

Shows a slight bias toward dogs over bitches. Doesn't like using the same breeds that win every other show for BIS. Not very political. 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 Linda House looks for.

Trait Importance
Head Normal
Forequarter Normal
Hindquarter Low
Gait Normal
Top Neck and Back Very Low
Coat Very Low
Size/Height Normal
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.  Linda House has been known to prefer the following handlers.

Rank Exhibitor
1 Marisa Feagin
2 Emma Moss
3 Kristen Schindewolf
4 Duane Rawley
5 Stew Kellermen
6 Logan Ray
7 Terry Galloway
8 Rogane Tuller
9 John Urick
10 Robert Pouk
11 Roby Hawks
12 George Cruce
13 All Mederos
14 Aimeene Good
15 Stephew Deering
16 Aarthom Rapier
17 Marc Buchhelt
18 Kennis Greiner
19 Chrise Elleberee
20 Ster Coaxum
21 Annee Lino
22 Jean Infante
23 Kate Dalton
24 Alejam Zapien
25 Debbie Merrill

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
SatinSilk 93 12/15/2018 Circuitry Lost Treasure
Fall Into Winter All Breed 9 12/10/2018 Clay Creek Kissing Strangers
Kerry Collection 53 11/1/2018
October 2018 Chinese Shar-Pei Nationals 10/21/2018
ESS 11 10/11/2018
PointyHead 199 10/6/2018
Leos Autumn Leaves 10/3/2018
Treun Fall Show 15 10/1/2018 FJ Look Before You Leap
September 2018 Vizsla Nationals 9/14/2018
September 2018 Rottweiler Nationals 9/14/2018


Did you know?
The sit for exam is a modified version of the Stand for Exam. It is generally used in novice level classes and requires the handler to order the dog to sit and then to move away from the dog the length of the leash. The judge will then approach the dog and pet the dog's head.