For most dog owners and exhibitors, dog show judges are those rather distant figures who are assess their dogs, give critiques and, if all goes well, hand out prizes. But what do judges really think about the handlers and the breed standards? And how do they feel about the common belief that their decisions are sometimes based on who is holding the lead, rather than on the actual quality of the dog being shown? How do judges define what makes a qgoodq or qbadq judge? We also hear how top handlers and successful breeders view judges and their role in the dog world. Even the photos of judges, breeders and handlers in this book are quite unlike anything we usually see about them. We hope you enjoy reading - already putting the book together was at the same time fun and educational! Pekka Hannula a Marjo NygAyrdThen I take the dog and try to make our combination work better. How do you try to show dog so that a judge doesna#39;t notice its faults? In order to understand a doga#39;s faults, I study the standard of the breed before working with the dog, and thenanbsp;...
|Title||:||Keys to Top Judging|
|Author||:||Pekka Hannula, Marjo Nygård|
|Publisher||:||Cottonmark Oy - 2015-06-29|