Judge Info - Raymundo Vanderpool

Showdog.com Judge Since Monday, December 31, 2007
Retirement Announced 6/30/2008

Not very political. Relatively high 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 Raymundo Vanderpool looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Hen Kilburn
2 Erik Mitchell
3 Bradie DiNapoli
4 Cliff Irwin
5 Keven Dowdle
6 Terri Farnum
7 Listy Cousar
8 Huntert Dawe
9 Ben Marro
10 Aly Dimaggio
11 Chuck Donaldson
12 Stephanie Scott
13 Maret Gentile
14 Rachero Fergus
15 Jene Moak
16 Bre Strayhorn
17 Kimberly Carson
18 Joandy Classen
19 Tod Brubaker
20 Jos Harter
21 Ron Boening
22 Parker Hart
23 Joey Finch
24 Holly Pollok
25 Deborie Mejorado

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
June 2019 German Spitz Nationals 6/14/2019
stafford Extravaganza19 5/22/2019
All Breeds Spectacular 18 5/21/2019 Equity*s What I Want
May 2019 Otterhound Nationals 5/8/2019
HuntersHill 171 5/1/2019 HSs Blanco
TNT 137th All Breed Show 4/20/2019 HSs Blanco
Dobe Lovers 3 4/10/2019
Do it for the Brits 109 3/25/2019
Stealing Home 79 3/21/2019 Kangaroo Loose End
Treat Yo Self 2019 3/19/2019 Montianas Wicked State


Did you know?
The two largest American dog shows after Westminster are the National Dog Show (which is televised on Thanksgiving Day by NBC, usually after the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade) and the AKC/Eukanuba National Championship.