Judge Info - Micah Day

Showdog.com Judge Since Wednesday, September 05, 2007
Retirement Announced 12/31/2009

Actually prefers to see the owner of the dog handling it. Low level of breed bias.


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 Micah Day looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Holly Pollok
2 Joey Finch
3 Emily Nguyen
4 Parker Hart
5 Art Toles
6 Ron Boening
7 Jos Harter
8 Ros Richart
9 Eric Pennington
10 Tod Brubaker
11 Bre Strayhorn
12 Rachero Fergus
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
September 2019 Schipperke Nationals 9/16/2019
GaylanStudio 2019-09-01 All Breed Show 9/1/2019 BarStar StxNStnesNvrBrkeMyBnes
Wow oh Wow 8/17/2019 Kilhey Cloudy Ninswitch
August 2019 Tibetan Spaniel Nationals 8/13/2019
Whirlaway Irish Setter Payback Specialty 8/9/2019
For Keeshonds 10 8/6/2019
Clwyds July 29 All Breed Show 7/29/2019 Steinhaus TwoRivers Outlander
July 2019 Beauceron Nationals 7/18/2019
July 2019 Standard Poodle Nationals 7/12/2019
Poodle Party Tres 7/8/2019

Did you know?
A specialty show is a dog show which reviews a single breed, unlike other dog shows, particularly conformation shows, which are generally referred to as "all-breed" because they are open to all breeds recognized by the sponsoring kennel club.