Judge Info - Bruce Bass
Showdog.com Judge Since Thursday, January 31, 2013
Retirement Announced 2/29/2016
Shows a slight bias toward dogs over bitches. Actually prefers to see the owner of the dog handling it. Moderate level of breed bias.
Each judge on ShowDog.Com gives a different amount of weight to each trait of the dogs that they judge in each show. Below is a table of which traits Bruce Bass looks for.
|Top Neck and Back||Very High|
Each judge has a preference for certain handlers. These preferences may be based on past experiences, showing style, or just plain old dirty politics. This preference is completely separate from the quality of the exhibitor, which DOES come into play in the show ring. Bruce Bass has been known to prefer the following handlers.
Only the top 25 are listed for the sake of brevity.
Recent Judged Shows
Below is a list of the shows recently judged by this judge.
|Show||Date||Best in Show|
|December 2016 Siberian Husky Nationals||12/16/2016|
|December 2016 Tibetan Spaniel Nationals||12/13/2016|
|December 2016 Lakeland Terrier Nationals||12/8/2016|
|December 2016 Irish Wolfhound Nationals||12/7/2016|
|December 2016 Bernese Mountain Dog Nationals||12/5/2016|
|December 2016 Shetland Sheepdog Nationals||12/4/2016|
|Kindred Heart Basenji Bash No. 83||3/25/2016|
|March 2016 Curly-Coated Retriever Nationals||3/20/2016|
|Greater NY Setter Specialty XV||3/18/2016|