Judge Info - Robert Conway

Showdog.com Judge Since Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Retirement Announced 4/30/2018

Not political at all. Moderate 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 Robert Conway looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Jay McHaney
2 Edna Dixon
3 Jessa McKinnley
4 John Rome
5 Beah McEwen
6 Katy Murrell
7 Norma Young
8 June Dixon
9 Matt Moore
10 Dan Adams
11 Riely Whalen
12 Jeff Wehlan
13 Ster Stockyard
14 Willie Cundiff
15 Caryn Brumit
16 Bob Coke
17 Flozell Tucker
18 Herb Bowe
19 Debbie Merrill
20 Den Towler
21 Coby Rodriguez
22 Alles Vickers
23 Jean Infante
24 Jony Bewely
25 Nathia Barks

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
Zinga 77 9/15/2018
August Ibizan Fun 13 8/13/2018
The Mythical Gordon 1 7/6/2018
Furious Elkhounds 1 7/2/2018
Smooth Operator 3 6/25/2018
June Aussie Specialty 8 6/25/2018
Summerwind June 16th All Breed Show 6/16/2018 ESAN Royal Delight
Bombyx Bash 69 6/7/2018
Halcyon Pointer 28 6/2/2018
May 2018 Neapolitan Mastiff Nationals 5/27/2018


Did you know?
The first obedience title is a CD, or "Companion Dog", which is earned through competition in the Novice obedience class.