The dog that catches your eye is symmetrical, nothing out of place, look for that balance in every breed you judge.
Top breeders share insight on the most important features and common faults.
Conformation: Akita Club Of America Judges Guide, 16 top winner photos.
Judges Seminar Guidebook illustrates points of breed type.
Every one of them is so darn cute, type varies, but the first thing to look for is...
What is the single most important breed feature and the most common fault judges should note?
What Makes a Mini Mighty? Not size. Not weight.
Legendary breeder-judge shares her insight, photos, and eye for the breed.
Not to be confused with the Parson or Jack Russell Terrier.
WKC generates as much speculation about judging as any event in the nation.
on AKC protocol for elderly or infirm judges.
This experiment shows why some judges have problems.
Judge explains why the standout dog can be a loser.
This small addition to dog club contracts would preserve features of purebred type.
Only accurate application of the breed standard makes it expert
“Immersed in hounds"
was a great experience at the 2013 ACEF Hound Group Institute for judges.
Patterson, Porterfield, Forsythe, Linton, and Martin respond.
Group judge's unique method of showcasing every dog.
To understand the Standard, you have to know the language.
Only a novice could ask if type or soundness is more important.
Pictorial report on six days of tough tests, speakers, and judges education.
Group judge says changing standards to accommodate faults wreaks havoc.
Judges award it, thus breeders strive for it, and the public rejects it!
Expectations of a judge, exhibitor or breeder may differ.
Judge-exhibitor offers intriguing insight on the judging process.