Judge Info - Erik Morris

Showdog.com Judge Since Monday, May 31, 2010

Shows a slight bias toward dogs over bitches. Not very political. Low level of breed bias.

Traits

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 Erik Morris looks for.

Trait Importance
Head High
Forequarter Normal
Hindquarter Normal
Gait Very Low
Top Neck and Back Low
Coat High
Size/Height Normal
Feet Normal

Favorite Handlers

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.  Erik Morris has been known to prefer the following handlers.

Rank Exhibitor
1 Dianne Carter
2 Bob Golub
3 Abby Stewart
4 Chric Hoover
5 Nata Deming
6 Evan Kown
7 Kristen Gowin
8 Adrian Campbell
9 Thom Kogut
10 Yvette Glover
11 Chry Krell
12 Judy Clarkson
13 Kath Hazlett
14 Caraces Rowen
15 Sana Rasnick
16 Scott Ramsey
17 Aarry Schmit
18 Carolyn Beerer
19 Claire McAllister
20 Mick Sherrer
21 Bart Alderette
22 Mark Jetter
23 Veronica Sheidt
24 Chrica Donnellan
25 Valera Ortiz

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
May 2015 Black and Tan Coonhound Nationals 5/24/2015
Skyline Kennel Club 5/22/2015 Kilhey Citron Craftiness
Fenland Festival 124 5/21/2015 Glitter Altered Stars
May 2015 Samoyed Nationals 5/20/2015
May 2015 English Setter Nationals 5/19/2015
May 2015 Beauceron Nationals 5/18/2015
Granite Creek May 9th All Breed 5/9/2015 Kilhey Corsair
May 2015 S.C.W.T. Nationals 5/8/2015
May 2015 Cane Corso Nationals 5/2/2015
Barnsforde Bash 146 4/29/2015 Kilhey Corsair


Did you know?
There are about 900 breeds of sheep in the world.
Did you know?
A specialty show may be regional or national. A "Best in Show" win at a national specialty show is tremendously prestigious, indicating that the winning dog or bitch triumphed at a contest which attracted entries from the most serious fanciers of that breed in the country or continent. Some specialty shows attract international entries.
Did you know?
A specialty show may be regional or national. A "Best in Show" win at a national specialty show is tremendously prestigious, indicating that the winning dog or bitch triumphed at a contest which attracted entries from the most serious fanciers of that breed in the country or continent. Some specialty shows attract international entries.