Judge Info - Terry Lopez

Showdog.com Judge Since Friday, July 31, 2009
Retirement Announced 9/30/2009

Shows a slight bias toward dogs over bitches. Has a tendency to use dogs handled by certain handlers but isn't overt in it. 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 Terry Lopez looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Veronica Sheidt
2 Mark Jetter
3 Bart Alderette
4 Carolyn Beerer
5 Valera Ortiz
6 Hun Sargeant
7 Aarry Schmit
8 Kath Hazlett
9 Judy Clarkson
10 Chry Krell
11 Brian Coke
12 Adrian Campbell
13 Kelly Glenn
14 Kristen Gowin
15 Elaine Stinson
16 Chric Hoover
17 Janis Lopez
18 Bob Golub
19 Terrance Stuttsman
20 Bremy Scheffer
21 Lucinda Hunter
22 Dianne Carter
23 Abby Stewart
24 Nata Deming
25 Evan Kown

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
Happy Valentine`s Day Collies 2/14/2019
January 2019 Borzoi Nationals 1/26/2019
Wyndhaven January 16th All Breed Show 1/16/2019 Albions Zartosht
Kitona National 1/12/2019
Norwich On Parade 03 1/7/2019
IT Xmas Show 12/25/2018
Flipping for Pancakes All Breed 1 12/21/2018 Pendragons Vangelis
Alchemy 76 12/12/2018 Matts Kit Box
speedy 132 12/2/2018
Do it for the Brits 88 11/25/2018


Did you know?
A conformation dog show is not a comparison of one dog to another but a comparison of each dog to a judge's mental image of the ideal breed type as outlined in the individual breed's breed standard.