Judge Info - Trudy Walker

Showdog.com Judge Since Wednesday, March 31, 2010
Retirement Announced 10/31/2011

Has a tendency to use dogs handled by certain handlers but isn't overt in it. 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 Trudy Walker looks for.

Trait Importance
Head Very Low
Forequarter Low
Hindquarter Normal
Gait Normal
Top Neck and Back Low
Coat High
Size/Height Very Low
Feet High

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.  Trudy Walker has been known to prefer the following handlers.

Rank Exhibitor
1 Greg Alexander
2 Nathia Barks
3 Jony Bewely
4 Alles Vickers
5 Coby Rodriguez
6 Den Towler
7 Herb Bowe
8 Flozell Tucker
9 Caryn Brumit
10 Nany Painter
11 Ster Stockyard
12 Riely Whalen
13 Jennifer Oneil
14 Jamiel Leavens
15 Matt Moore
16 June Dixon
17 Bill Meyer
18 Peren Troy
19 Edna Dixon
20 Jay McHaney
21 Jessa McKinnley
22 John Rome
23 Beah McEwen
24 Katy Murrell
25 Justin Moyer

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
Racing The Wind All Breed 5/14/2019 KDH South Street
Harsh Beauty 102 5/11/2019 KDH Street Jammer
AST Spring Fling 5/10/2019
Toy Poodle Parade 156 4/16/2019
April 2019 Irish Water Spaniel Nationals 4/11/2019
Spaniel Show Off 4 4/5/2019
PointyHead 275 3/28/2019
March 5th Sheltie Show 3/5/2019
Ig Specialty K 1/30/2019
January 2019 Leonberger Nationals 1/11/2019


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.