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.

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 Simmons looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Justin Moyer
2 Pamelan Treadwell
3 Peren Troy
4 Dert Priebe
5 Bill Meyer
6 Antonio Hutchinson
7 Jamiel Leavens
8 Jennifer Oneil
9 Julie Patton
10 Deborie Mejorado
11 Nany Painter
12 Greg Alexander
13 Nathia Barks
14 Jony Bewely
15 Alles Vickers
16 Coby Rodriguez
17 Den Towler
18 Herb Bowe
19 Flozell Tucker
20 Joandy Classen
21 Caryn Brumit
22 Kimberly Carson
23 Ster Stockyard
24 Riely Whalen
25 Jene Moak

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
July 2019 Tibetan Spaniel Nationals 7/13/2019
July 2019 Belgian Tervuren Nationals 7/8/2019
Seasar All Breed 47 7/2/2019 Unlimited at Pond`s
Cane Corso Ultimate Winner 6/20/2019
GaylanStudio 2019-06-12 All Breed Show 6/12/2019 Zhala Lovely Beginning
Tamiami Pug 5 6/2/2019
May 2019 Dogue de Bordeaux Nationals 5/26/2019
May 2019 Papillon Nationals 5/11/2019
May 2019 Chow Chow Nationals 5/10/2019
Terv Spring Special 7 5/6/2019


Did you know?
The sit for exam is a modified version of the Stand for Exam. It is generally used in novice level classes and requires the handler to order the dog to sit and then to move away from the dog the length of the leash. The judge will then approach the dog and pet the dog's head.