Judge Info - Erik Morris

Showdog.com Judge Since Monday, May 31, 2010
Retirement Announced 7/31/2016

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
August 2016 Mudi Nationals 8/25/2016
August 2016 Lhasa Apso Nationals 8/24/2016
August 2016 Chinese Shar-Pei Nationals 8/21/2016
Dogs Smile At Buffy 8/18/2016 Glitter Khazri
Udogssmile Show 8/17/2016 Glitter Khazri
August GWP Show 3 8/16/2016
Halcyon Borzoi Summer 4 8/15/2016
Brittree Show 8/14/2016 Glitter Karaburan
Vignette August 11th All Breed Show 8/11/2016 Glitter Karaburan
August 10th Malamute Show 8/10/2016


Did you know?
A specialty show is a dog show which reviews a single breed, unlike other dog shows, particularly conformation shows, which are generally referred to as "all-breed" because they are open to all breeds recognized by the sponsoring kennel club.