Judge Info - William Jones

Showdog.com Judge Since Friday, December 23, 2016
Retirement Announced 7/31/2017

Not very political. 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 Jones looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Aimeene Good
2 Marc Buchhelt
3 Kennis Greiner
4 Ster Coaxum
5 Robert Pouk
6 Jean Infante
7 Debbie Merrill
8 Rogane Tuller
9 Terry Galloway
10 Bob Coke
11 Willie Cundiff
12 Stew Kellermen
13 Jeff Wehlan
14 Duane Rawley
15 Marisa Feagin
16 Dan Adams
17 Norma Young
18 Katy Murrell
19 Beah McEwen
20 John Rome
21 Jessa McKinnley
22 Emma Moss
23 Kristen Schindewolf
24 Jay McHaney
25 Logan Ray

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
Borzoi Days 6 6/11/2019
June 2019 Tibetan Mastiff Nationals 6/9/2019
June 2019 Old English Sheepdog Nationals 6/2/2019
stafford Extravaganza16 5/12/2019
Plus Spring Show 14 5/4/2019 Skyhaven Breathtaking Views
April 2019 Japanese Chin Nationals 4/25/2019
April 2019 Pyrenean Shepherd Nationals 4/22/2019
Foxfire All Breed Show 4 4/19/2019 Picardy Tenzin
Kianya April 1st All Breed Show 4/1/2019 Whisper Pine Super Ace
Seasar All Breed 33 3/18/2019 Whisper Pine Super Ace


Did you know?
Additional points may be awarded to the Best of Winners, or a class dog that goes Best of Breed or Best of Opposite Sex, again depending on the number of dogs competing