Judge Info - Paul Perry

Showdog.com Judge Since Monday, October 31, 2011
Retirement Announced 11/30/2011

Shows a slight bias toward dogs over bitches. Very political judge, likes to see certain handlers on dogs. Moderate level of breed bias. Has a tendency to like dogs the more often they're seen.

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 Paul Perry looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Katy Murrell
2 Beah McEwen
3 John Rome
4 Jessa McKinnley
5 Norma Young
6 Dan Adams
7 Jay McHaney
8 Jeff Wehlan
9 Willie Cundiff
10 Bob Coke
11 Debbie Merrill
12 Edna Dixon
13 Jean Infante
14 Ster Coaxum
15 Kennis Greiner
16 Marc Buchhelt
17 June Dixon
18 Aimeene Good
19 Matt Moore
20 Robert Pouk
21 Riely Whalen
22 Ster Stockyard
23 Caryn Brumit
24 Flozell Tucker
25 Rogane Tuller

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
Cairn Ceilidh 14 10/27/2018
October Rat Terrier Specialty III 10/18/2018
Keys To The Kingdom All Breed 8 8/18/2018 Mystic`s Power Play
SilknT 111 7/27/2018
Highland Games 88 7/17/2018 Kohl LetMeDream WithTheStars
Scottish Jig 40 7/6/2018
Gymea 117 5/20/2018 Kianya Written In The Sand
speedy 65 5/5/2018
Kilhey 63 4/26/2018
Glenfield 47 4/23/2018


Did you know?
The figure 8 exercise requires the team to heel in a figure 8 pattern either on or off leash. Generally two of the ring stewards will assist the judge with this exercise by acting as "posts", standing 8 feet apart, that the team walks around to form the loops of the figure 8.