49 – What Was the Dog Show Judge Thinking? AKC Judge and Dog Show Mentor Lee Whittier
From the Judges Perspective
As an AKC Judge, Lee Whittier often saw quality, but untrained dogs with exhibitors that could use some help. Digging a little deeper, Lee realized that the exhibitors that really needed a mentor were not just the beginners, but the Owner-Handlers that have been showing for 5-15 years.
Owner Handlers – Help from the Judge’s Perspective
Many owner-handlers have ring experience, but have also developed habits, attitudes, or beliefs about their breed, dog, or ring procedures that actually keep them from succeeding.
What is the Dog Show Judge Thinking?
Ever walk out of the ring wondering what the dog show judge was thinking? Many exhibitors lay “blame” on the professional handler in the ring, rather than examine other reasons?
Dog Show Mentor is a program developed by Lee Whittier to mentor owner-handlers from the judge’s perspective.
Enjoy listening to Lee Whittier as she gives 3 tips and a few suggestions to help you improve today.
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