Judge Info - Randal Harris

Showdog.com Judge Since Monday, August 31, 2015

Shows a slight bias toward dogs over bitches. 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 Randal Harris looks for.

Trait Importance
Head High
Forequarter Very High
Hindquarter Very High
Gait High
Top Neck and Back Normal
Coat High
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.  Randal Harris has been known to prefer the following handlers.

Rank Exhibitor
1 Ben Marro
2 Maret Gentile
3 Rachero Fergus
4 Huntert Dawe
5 Bre Strayhorn
6 Listy Cousar
7 Terri Farnum
8 Tod Brubaker
9 Bradie DiNapoli
10 Jos Harter
11 Hen Kilburn
12 Ron Boening
13 Erik Mitchell
14 Cliff Irwin
15 Parker Hart
16 Keven Dowdle
17 Joey Finch
18 Holly Pollok
19 Emily Nguyen
20 Art Toles
21 Ros Richart
22 Eric Pennington
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
January 2018 Portuguese Pointer Nationals 1/20/2018
Off to Mayo All Breed 1/19/2018 DKs Time Up
January 2018 Newfoundland Nationals 1/18/2018
January 2018 Miniature Schnauzer Nationals 1/17/2018
Caulfeilds Gone To the Dogs 5 All Breed Show 1/16/2018 Tribern Profumo
January 2018 Dalmatian Nationals 1/15/2018
Winter Ribbons 3 1/14/2018 Tribern Profumo
Winter Ribbons 2 1/13/2018 Krieghund Patrick
FS Fire In The Hearth All Breed 2 1/12/2018 Tribern Profumo
GaylanStudio January 11th All Breed 1/11/2018 DKs Time Up

Did you know?
The largest and most prestigious dog show in America is the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, was established in 1877 and is held annually at Madison Square Garden in New York City.