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
Celebrate Summer Show 8/25/2014 HWK Crista
Prairie All Breed 36 8/23/2014 Kilhey Corny Collins
Kianya August Sun Show 8/16/2014 Brynfox Ursa Minor
August 2014 Appenzeller Sennenhund Nationals 8/14/2014
August 2014 Rhodesian Ridgeback Nationals 8/13/2014
August 2014 Yorkshire Terrier Nationals 8/11/2014
August 2014 Redbone Coonhound Nationals 8/9/2014
August 2014 Australian Cattle Dog Nationals 8/7/2014
Mystic Lake Tribute 4 8/2/2014 Mayas Faded Away
LKs Birthday Bash 7/30/2014


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