Judge Info - Terry Simmons
Showdog.com Judge Since Thursday, June 30, 2011
Retirement Announced 3/31/2012
Shows a slight bias toward bitches over dogs. Not very political. Moderate level of breed bias. Thinks a dog needs to earn its championship before it should even be considered for best of breed.
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 Simmons looks for.
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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 Simmons has been known to prefer the following handlers.
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|
|May 2019 Papillon Nationals||5/11/2019|
|May 2019 Chow Chow Nationals||5/10/2019|
|Terv Spring Special 7||5/6/2019|
|April 2019 Affenpinscher Nationals||4/13/2019|
|April 2019 Alaskan Malamute Nationals||4/1/2019|
|March 2019 Finnish Spitz Nationals||3/23/2019|
|IG Specialty T||2/17/2019|