Judge Info - Lorie Nave

Showdog.com Judge Since Wednesday, November 30, 2011
Retirement Announced 4/30/2013

Shows a slight bias toward dogs over bitches. Actually prefers to see the owner of the dog handling it. Moderate level of breed bias. Thinks a dog needs to earn its championship before it should even be considered for best of breed.

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 Lorie Nave looks for.

Trait Importance
Head Low
Forequarter Normal
Hindquarter Low
Gait Low
Top Neck and Back Very Low
Coat Normal
Size/Height Very High
Feet Normal

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.  Lorie Nave has been known to prefer the following handlers.

Rank Exhibitor
1 Ron Boening
2 Jos Harter
3 Parker Hart
4 Joey Finch
5 Holly Pollok
6 Tod Brubaker
7 Emily Nguyen
8 Art Toles
9 Bre Strayhorn
10 Rachero Fergus
11 Ros Richart
12 Eric Pennington
13 Maret Gentile
14 Ben Marro
15 Huntert Dawe
16 Listy Cousar
17 Terri Farnum
18 Bradie DiNapoli
19 Hen Kilburn
20 Erik Mitchell
21 Cliff Irwin
22 Keven Dowdle
23 Aly Dimaggio
24 Chuck Donaldson
25 Stephanie Scott

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
Teeny Weenies Specialty 2 9/16/2019
Whippet August 7 8/28/2019
Ratastic I 8/14/2019
August 2019 Azawakh Nationals 8/1/2019
GS 7-26 7/26/2019
July Whippet Show 2 7/6/2019
Castle on a Cloud Tribute 7/5/2019
June Whippet Show 19 6/25/2019
All Breeds Spectacular 19 6/5/2019 KDH Cracker Jack
May 2019 Showdog.com World Cup 5/31/2019 Achill Reo Gheimhridh


The Kennel Club (UK) system, which is also used by the Australian National Kennel Council[1] and in other countries, is considered the most difficult to earn a title under.