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JUDGES EDUCATION

Where Judges Can Learn From More Than A Seminar

 

 

 

TheJudgesPlace provides approved judging seminars with photographic examples of movement, structure, and breed type plus breed mentors to assist by email or phone.

 


Analyzing Tools For Judging Dogs

The dog that catches your eye is symmetrical, nothing out of place, look for that balance in every breed you judge.

 

Judging The Toy Fox Terrier

Top breeders share insight on the most important features and common faults.

 

Judging The Akita, Head To Tail

IDEAL AKITA HEAD FURROW, CH. BETSY Conformation: Akita Club Of America Judges Guide, 16 top winner photos.

 

Judging The Chihuahua

Judges Seminar Guidebook illustrates points of breed type.

 

Judging The Havanese

Every one of them is so darn cute, type varies, but the first thing to look for is...

 

Judging The Mastiff

What is the single most important breed feature and the most common fault judges should note?

 

Judging The Mini-Bull Terrier

Miniature Bull Terrier Ephrain, imported by the AndrewsWhat Makes a Mini Mighty? Not size. Not weight.

 

Judging The Rottweiler

Legendary breeder-judge shares her insight, photos, and eye for the breed.

 

Judging The Russell TerrierPhoto Courtesy of Patti Bradford - depicting a Russell Terrier being spanned by a Judge

Not to be confused with the Parson or Jack Russell Terrier.

 

Who Judges Dogs, Judges or AKC?

WKC generates as much speculation about judging as any event in the nation.

 

Peter Gaeta, AKC Judges Dept.

on AKC protocol for elderly or infirm judges.

 

Judging Dogs Blindfolded

This experiment shows why some judges have problems.

 

Preferred Breed Type

Judge explains why the standout dog can be a loser.

 

Judging To Breed Standard

This small addition to dog club contracts would preserve features of purebred type.

 

Judges Education, Not Opinion

Only accurate application of the breed standard makes it expert opinion.

 

ACEF Hound Group Institute

ACEF Hound Group Institute, Louisville KY March 2013“Immersed in hounds" was a great experience at the 2013 ACEF Hound Group Institute for judges.

 

The Value Of Breed Seminars?

Patterson, Porterfield, Forsythe, Linton, and Martin respond.

 

Judging One Dog At A Time

Group Judge Beverly Vics Judges at National SpecialtiesGroup judge's unique method of showcasing every dog.

 

Good Judges Speak Dog!

To understand the Standard, you have to know the language.

 

Type or Soundness

Only a novice could ask if type or soundness is more important.

 

ACEF Judges' Institute

Pictorial report on six days of tough tests, speakers, and judges education.

 

Why Have Breed Standards?

Group judge says changing standards to accommodate faults wreaks havoc.

 

Extremes In Purebred Dogs

Judges award it, thus breeders strive for it, and the public rejects it!

 

Judges Can Have Opinions

Expectations of a judge, exhibitor or breeder may differ.

 

Those Darned Judges

Judge-exhibitor offers intriguing insight on the judging process.

 

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"Flying Trot" Myth

Short-legged dogs achieve the suspended trot but this judge's 25 action photos show it is more for the crowd than the judge.

 

Very Handsome Harley

Thank You Judge Toddie Clark

Owner: Jean Abrams

* Expertly Handled by Hiram Stewart

Breeder/Mentor: Barbara "BJ" Andrews

 

Toy Fox Terrier Tools

Skeletal detail; proportion, movement, by JEC Chair Kelley Maldon.

 

Toy Fox Terrier Pictorial Standard

If it looks like a spotted Minpin, Toy Group judges need to look again...

 

Judging The Akita, Temperament

Temperament: Approach, exam, and understanding aggressiveness.

 

IDEAL CHIHUAHUA PROFILE, ANGULATION, CH. RIO OWNED BY GREENWALD & ANDREWSDefining the Chihuahua

9 points judges must know, like WHY they duck from overhand approach...

 

Defining The Chihuahua Breed Standard

A pictorial discussion of the Chihuahua standard, from head, ears, and eyes to feet, coat and movement, Top Winner photos, analysis, makes judging a breeze.

 

Applying For Mini-Bull Terriers?

Side-by-side comparisons of the Breed Standards, breeder interviews, etc.

 

See The Rottweiler!

AKC Rottweiler video committee chair, multi-breed judge on your vision...

 

Int'l Can. Am. Ch. Bronco Von Rauberfeld, Sch3, FH, BIS - showing suspended trotDog Sport, Then - Now

Felicia Luburich, Srigo Kennels shares photos of top champions and criteria for success in your breed.

 

Evaluating Canine Gait

This judge makes breed type come alive in this analysis for judges and breeders.

 

Does Size Matter?

Weight, not height, determines purpose, as evident in breed photo size comparisons.

 

Evolution Of Judging

How to judge canis purebred. An unusual intro to Judges' Seminars.

 

Judging Rule Of Fives

The art of defining breed type in Working, Terrier, and Toy breeds.

 

Judging To Standard

Multi-Group Judge on uniformity of type, not exaggeration of bone, coat, wrinkles...

 

Judging Consistency

Multi-Group judge says selecting for extremes negates the standard.

 

Senior Judges Pull Rank

On judges fees and AKC's Solicitation Policy.

 

Docked Tail History

Tons of photos, applicable to all docked and/or cropped breeds.Your comments on Page Two

 

Judging Contracts & Dog Clubs

Simple but critical guidelines for judges and the clubs that hire them.

If you would like to show judges a good example of your breed or your current top winner, send a sample photo to Contact@TheJudgesPlace.com