Judge Info - Damon Thomason
Showdog.com Judge Since Thursday, May 31, 2018
Retirement Announced 8/31/2018
Shows a slight bias toward bitches over dogs. Doesn't like using the same breeds that win every other show for BIS. Actually prefers to see the owner of the dog handling it. Relatively high level of breed bias. Has a tendency to like dogs the more often they're seen.
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 Damon Thomason looks for.
|Top Neck and Back||Low|
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. Damon Thomason has been known to prefer the following handlers.
|7||Marry Anne Bryant|
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|
|September 2019 Australian Terrier Nationals||9/11/2019|
|July Whippet Show 4||7/8/2019|
|July 2019 Saluki Nationals||7/1/2019|
|May 2019 Curly-Coated Retriever Nationals||5/20/2019|
|Highland Games 98||4/25/2019||Carons Winter Spell|
|April 2019 Havanese Nationals||4/9/2019|
|April 2019 S.C.W.T. Nationals||4/8/2019|
|March 2019 Tibetan Mastiff Nationals||3/9/2019|