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
TNT 122nd All Breed Show 11/13/2018 FJ Call The Colonel
November 2018 Airedale Terrier Nationals 11/3/2018
Golden 31 10/14/2018
Anatolian NH October VII 10/14/2018
Halcyon Cavalier 37 10/9/2018
PointyHead 198 10/5/2018
September 2018 Kerry Blue Terrier Nationals 9/5/2018
SColours 184 7/23/2018
Gymea 142 7/21/2018
Luck Of The Midnight Dog 6/10/2018 Achill Éríoch


Did you know?
The two largest American dog shows after Westminster are the National Dog Show (which is televised on Thanksgiving Day by NBC, usually after the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade) and the AKC/Eukanuba National Championship.