The Judges Place   By and For People Who Shape The Sport Of Dogs

 

 

VIEW FROM THE CENTER

How Judges see the sport - and the dogs

 

 

 

Dog Show Judges share their judging expertise, backgrounds, and opinions in exclusive interviews and comments.

 


Eye For A Dog

Who has the uncanny ability to find and award a dog whose outstanding virtues exceed its faults? Tell us in COMMENTS section!

 

Judges Approval In Disarray

Senior Judges reveal hardships imposed on provisional judges.

 

A Tale Of Two Judges

How two other judges affected this judge at her first dog show.

 

Senior Judges Pull Rank

Provisional's Help, Judges Fees, and overturning AKC's Solicitation Policy.

 

Judge On Judges' Fees

Dr. Penta's Message to the Am. Dog Show Judges Assoc.

 

How Ex-Handlers Judge Dogs

Do former handlers who are now judges assess dogs differently?

 

What Judges Expect

Dan Crutchfield explains so don't say you didn't know.

 

Image & AKC Public Relations

Judge's prophetic observation on puppy mills and financial problems.

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When Judging Runs Out

Multi-Group Judge looks back on AKC judging approval system, changes during her long career, breeders, exhibitors, and the sport today.

 

Judges Judge Approval System

How the judges feel about the approval system rarely changes.

 

Dealing With Irate Exhibitors

Top Judges share common sense and AKC protocol for handling this.

 

Judges' Life Outside Of Dogs

Haven't you wondered what judges do in their "other" life?  We asked.

 

Who Makes Dog Shows Work?

The answer won't surprise you as this judge says "Lets Rock n' Roll"

 

Parent Club Specialty Critique

Judge reveals true Toy Breeds insight including goose-stepping.

 

Judge On AKC Soliciting Policy

How it affects clubs, exhibitors, and provisional judges.

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