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Glossary of Dog Show Terms – J

Glossary of Dog Show Terms:


Judge: Official approved by the AKC to evaluate dogs at specific AKC events.

Junior Handler: Person between the ages of 10 and 18 who competes in an AKC-sponsored class called Junior Showmanship. Junior handlers are judged on their ability to show and handle their dog, not on the quality of the dog.