Judge Info - Petra Anderson

Showdog.com Judge Since Tuesday, August 31, 2010
Retirement Announced 1/31/2011

Actually prefers to see the owner of the dog handling 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 Petra Anderson looks for.

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

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.  Petra Anderson has been known to prefer the following handlers.

Rank Exhibitor
1 Caraces Rowen
2 Yvette Glover
3 Sana Rasnick
4 Scott Ramsey
5 Thom Kogut
6 Claire McAllister
7 Mick Sherrer
8 Evan Kown
9 Nata Deming
10 Chrica Donnellan
11 Abby Stewart
12 Dianne Carter
13 Janis Coakley
14 Giulice Lipton
15 Nicole Hunger
16 Pamarba Lhoam
17 Bob Golub
18 Billip Soltero
19 Chric Hoover
20 Mandy Parcus
21 Joe Kensing
22 Roxanne Leatherwood
23 Kristen Gowin
24 Chri Faison
25 Jana Mezies

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
Estrelas United 4 4/18/2019
Whippet Wonder 2 3/24/2019
Finn Spitz Tamiami 2 3/13/2019
Harsh Beauty 93 3/2/2019 Solomons Quincy
February 2019 Miniature Schnauzer Nationals 2/17/2019
Estrela Mountain Dog 4 2/17/2019
Norwich On Parade 06 1/20/2019
January 2019 Whippet 5 1/9/2019
December 2018 Pumi Nationals 12/1/2018
Halcyon Borzoi 42 11/2/2018


Did you know?
A conformation dog show is not a comparison of one dog to another but a comparison of each dog to a judge's mental image of the ideal breed type as outlined in the individual breed's breed standard.