Judge Info - Mary Lewis

Showdog.com Judge Since Friday, December 23, 2016
Retirement Announced 7/31/2017

Has a tendency to use dogs handled by certain handlers but isn't overt in it. Low 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 Mary Lewis looks for.

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

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.  Mary Lewis has been known to prefer the following handlers.

Rank Exhibitor
1 Kelly LaFoy
2 Rusty Walter
3 Ellen Schroeder
4 Patrick Sayforth
5 Kim Coleman
6 Clan Melby
7 George Anderson
8 Doug Mavroulis
9 Alejam Zapien
10 Geor Board
11 Mike Schneider
12 Kate Dalton
13 Martha Woodson
14 Annee Lino
15 Angela Fletcher
16 Chrise Elleberee
17 Aarthom Rapier
18 Sam Tacker
19 Marry Anne Bryant
20 Stephew Deering
21 All Mederos
22 George Cruce
23 Roby Hawks
24 Reberol Pattison
25 John Urick

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
TGIF 1 10/6/2017
August Foxhound 26 8/26/2017
Aardvark says goodbye 8/24/2017
August 2017 Mastiff Nationals 8/22/2017
ACS Specialty August 20 8/20/2017
August Bulldog 19 8/19/2017
Plus Summer Show 6 8/18/2017 Kissangels Silly Love Songs
Treun Summer Show 10 8/17/2017 ESAN Straciatella
August 2017 Siberian Husky Nationals 8/16/2017
August 2017 Toy Fox Terrier Nationals 8/15/2017


Did you know?
Judges are generally certified to judge one or several breeds, usually in the same group, but a few "all-breed" judges have the training and experience to judge large numbers of breeds.