Judge Info - Ursula Chavez

Showdog.com Judge Since Tuesday, January 31, 2012
Retirement Announced 12/31/2012

Shows a slight bias toward dogs over bitches. Actually prefers to see the owner of the dog handling it. Moderate level of breed bias. Has a tendency to like dogs the more often they're seen.

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 Ursula Chavez looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Chric Hoover
2 Bob Golub
3 Kristen Gowin
4 Adrian Campbell
5 Chry Krell
6 Judy Clarkson
7 Kath Hazlett
8 Dianne Carter
9 Aarry Schmit
10 Carolyn Beerer
11 Abby Stewart
12 Bart Alderette
13 Mark Jetter
14 Nata Deming
15 Evan Kown
16 Veronica Sheidt
17 Thom Kogut
18 Yvette Glover
19 Valera Ortiz
20 Caraces Rowen
21 Hun Sargeant
22 Sana Rasnick
23 Scott Ramsey
24 Claire McAllister
25 Mick Sherrer

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 Bouvier des Flandres Nationals 7/6/2019
July 2019 American Eskimo Dog Nationals 7/5/2019
AT 6-9 6/28/2019
Jester Dogs 153rd All Breed Show 6/14/2019 KDH Bluebeard
GSD Show 28 4/11/2019
March 2019 Pointer Nationals 3/17/2019
Companions All Breed 14th March 3/14/2019 Seiriol Time To Dance
Tibbie Spaniel Tamiami 2 3/9/2019
Tibetan Specialty 10 3/6/2019
February 2019 Canaan Dog Nationals 2/12/2019


Did you know?
The first obedience title is a CD, or "Companion Dog", which is earned through competition in the Novice obedience class.