Judge Info - Martin Thomas
Showdog.com Judge Since Thursday, February 28, 2013
Retirement Announced 9/30/2014
Not very political. Low 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 Martin Thomas looks for.
|Top Neck and Back||Normal|
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. Martin Thomas 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|
|October 2014 Bearded Collie Nationals||10/20/2014|
|No handler 15||10/18/2014|
|No Handler 9||10/12/2014|
|October 2014 Yorkshire Terrier Nationals||10/11/2014|
|October 2014 Havanese Nationals||10/9/2014|
|October 2014 Airedale Terrier Nationals||10/3/2014|
|Kay Show 1||9/27/2014||Chorus Quantum Leap|
|Whatta Trip 20||9/26/2014|
|September 2014 Flat-Coated Retriever Nationals||9/25/2014|
|September 2014 Border Collie Nationals||9/20/2014|