Judge Info - Refugio Andrews

Showdog.com Judge Since Saturday, March 31, 2018
Retirement Announced 6/30/2018

Actually prefers to see the owner of the dog handling it. Moderate level of breed bias. Thinks a dog needs to earn its championship before it should even be considered for best of breed.

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 Refugio Andrews looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Marisa Feagin
2 Duane Rawley
3 Stew Kellermen
4 Emma Moss
5 Kristen Schindewolf
6 Terry Galloway
7 Rogane Tuller
8 Logan Ray
9 Robert Pouk
10 Aimeene Good
11 John Urick
12 Roby Hawks
13 George Cruce
14 Marc Buchhelt
15 Kennis Greiner
16 All Mederos
17 Stephew Deering
18 Ster Coaxum
19 Jean Infante
20 Aarthom Rapier
21 Chrise Elleberee
22 Annee Lino
23 Debbie Merrill
24 Bob Coke
25 Willie Cundiff

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
Briard 6-5 6/22/2019
Borzoi Days 14 6/21/2019
SColours 314 6/10/2019
June 2019 Australian Kelpie Nationals 6/4/2019
Circuit Spring Show 4/16/2019 Picardy Warning Sign
Stealing Home 80 4/6/2019 Breslin Gatlin
In Memory of Chapati 3/5/2019
Jester Dogs 139th All Breed Show 2/2/2019 Arons Winter Sun
Cks Thanksgiving jamboree 12/19/2018 Picardy Imagine
2nd Day of Christmas RAT specialty 12/14/2018


Did you know?
The sit for exam is a modified version of the Stand for Exam. It is generally used in novice level classes and requires the handler to order the dog to sit and then to move away from the dog the length of the leash. The judge will then approach the dog and pet the dog's head.