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
May 2019 Tibetan Spaniel Nationals 5/13/2019
April 2019 Kooikerhondje Nationals 4/26/2019
Finn Tamiami 3 4/15/2019
March 2019 Field Spaniel Nationals 3/16/2019
March Whippet 4 3/9/2019
Love Ibizans 6 2/12/2019
February 2019 Bouvier des Flandres Nationals 2/6/2019
January CC Show 18 1/18/2019
Let The Best Dog 0111 1/11/2019
December 2018 American Eskimo Dog Nationals 12/5/2018


Did you know?
A conformation dog show is not a comparison of one dog to another but a comparison of each dog to a judge's mental image of the ideal breed type as outlined in the individual breed's breed standard.