Judge Info - William Hernandez

Showdog.com Judge Since Friday, December 23, 2016
Retirement Announced 12/31/2017

Very political judge, likes to see certain handlers on dogs. Low 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 William Hernandez looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Doug Mavroulis
2 Patrick Sayforth
3 Geor Board
4 Mike Schneider
5 Martha Woodson
6 Ellen Schroeder
7 Rusty Walter
8 Angela Fletcher
9 Kelly LaFoy
10 Sam Tacker
11 Marry Anne Bryant
12 Reberol Pattison
13 David Scott
14 Joey Allen
15 Sylvia Tejeda
16 Kim Coleman
17 Clan Melby
18 George Anderson
19 Bruce Creel
20 Shael Parramore
21 Alejam Zapien
22 Kate Dalton
23 Jana Mezies
24 Chri Faison
25 Roxanne Leatherwood

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
Dance Off 12345678 4/18/2019
End Of March For Shelties 3/30/2019
Golden 72 3/21/2019
Picardy All Breed XI 3/5/2019 KDH Secret Agent
Houndsome Beagle Bash XI 2/26/2019
WNTs Norfolk Show 11 2/17/2019
February 2019 Doberman Pinscher Nationals 2/13/2019
Love Whippets 7 2/11/2019
Waggs Yorkie Show 15 2/1/2019
Sarah*s Kerry Blue Kollection 1/21/2019


Did you know?
Judges are generally certified to judge one or several breeds, usually in the same group, but a few "all-breed" judges have the training and experience to judge large numbers of breeds.