Judge Info - Ronald Brooks

Showdog.com Judge Since Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Retirement Announced 10/31/2015

Not very political. Moderate level of breed bias. Thinks dogs should be compared to how good they are vs the rest of their breed rather than overall quality vs all dogs.

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 Ronald Brooks looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 All Mederos
2 George Cruce
3 Roby Hawks
4 Stephew Deering
5 John Urick
6 Aarthom Rapier
7 Chrise Elleberee
8 Annee Lino
9 Logan Ray
10 Kate Dalton
11 Alejam Zapien
12 Kristen Schindewolf
13 Emma Moss
14 George Anderson
15 Clan Melby
16 Kim Coleman
17 Marisa Feagin
18 Duane Rawley
19 Stew Kellermen
20 Terry Galloway
21 Rogane Tuller
22 Kelly LaFoy
23 Rusty Walter
24 Ellen Schroeder
25 Robert Pouk

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
February 2019 Norfolk Terrier Nationals 2/5/2019
January 2019 Skye Terrier Nationals 1/15/2019
January 2019 Dalmatian Nationals 1/15/2019
Spot The Spotted 7 1/6/2019
KDH All Breed 7 12/12/2018 Rough Edges Secret Place
wallam falls 1 12/7/2018 KDH Cobalt Blue
West Rich 4 11/29/2018
November 2018 Lhasa Apso Nationals 11/24/2018
Fall Into Winter All Breed 6 11/20/2018 KDH Salt and Pepper
Lisboa 98 11/15/2018


Did you know?
Judges are generally certified to judge one or several breeds, usually in the same group, but a few "all-breed" judges have the training and experience to judge large numbers of breeds.