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
CKC Breeders Cup 101 11/7/2018
DMs Havanese Special 10/25/2018
October 2018 Great Dane Nationals 10/19/2018
Willowcreek October 14th All Breed Show 2018 10/14/2018 Kohl NowAllTheyBringIsRage
Autumn Afghan Special 9/7/2018
Manchester Mania 5 8/5/2018
Alchemee Turn To Gold 1 7/28/2018 Heavenly Close to Perfection
July 2018 Neapolitan Mastiff Nationals 7/27/2018
Opportune Moment 60 7/26/2018 Heavenly Close to Perfection
July 2018 Flat-Coated Retriever Nationals 7/25/2018


Did you know?
The second obedience title is a CDX, or "Companion Dog Excellent", which is earned through competition in the Open obedience class.