Judge Info - Lois Lund

Showdog.com Judge Since Friday, January 31, 2014
Retirement Announced 3/31/2017

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 Lois Lund looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Deborie Mejorado
2 Julie Patton
3 Joandy Classen
4 Kimberly Carson
5 Antonio Hutchinson
6 Jene Moak
7 Dert Priebe
8 Pamelan Treadwell
9 Justin Moyer
10 Stephanie Scott
11 Chuck Donaldson
12 Aly Dimaggio
13 Keven Dowdle
14 Peren Troy
15 Cliff Irwin
16 Bill Meyer
17 Erik Mitchell
18 Hen Kilburn
19 Jamiel Leavens
20 Bradie DiNapoli
21 Jennifer Oneil
22 Nany Painter
23 Terri Farnum
24 Listy Cousar
25 Huntert Dawe

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
December 2018 American Eskimo Dog Nationals 12/5/2018
Italian Cane Corso Show 21 11/21/2018
November 2018 Belgian Malinois Nationals 11/18/2018
Spanish Curl Showoff 11/10/2018
Fall Into Winter All Breed 5 10/26/2018 Pendragons Donnchadh
Halcyon AST 10/5/2018
PointyHead 189 9/10/2018
Halcyon Greyhound 11 9/9/2018
Golden 15 9/5/2018
Kleenex BC 8/2 8/2/2018


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.