Judge Info - Peggy Thomas

Showdog.com Judge Since Saturday, March 31, 2018
Retirement Announced 6/30/2018

Not political at all. Moderate 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 Peggy Thomas looks for.

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

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.  Peggy Thomas has been known to prefer the following handlers.

Rank Exhibitor
1 Norma Young
2 Dan Adams
3 Jeff Wehlan
4 Katy Murrell
5 Beah McEwen
6 John Rome
7 Willie Cundiff
8 Jessa McKinnley
9 Bob Coke
10 Debbie Merrill
11 Jean Infante
12 Jay McHaney
13 Ster Coaxum
14 Kennis Greiner
15 Marc Buchhelt
16 Edna Dixon
17 Aimeene Good
18 Robert Pouk
19 June Dixon
20 Rogane Tuller
21 Terry Galloway
22 Matt Moore
23 Stew Kellermen
24 Riely Whalen
25 Duane Rawley

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
SColours 334 7/24/2019
July 2019 Weimaraner Nationals 7/20/2019
Sand Prairie FCR Specialty 3 7/12/2019
Exceptional English Foxhounds 7/6/2019
July 2019 Pumi Nationals 7/1/2019
June 2019 W.H.W.T. Nationals 6/21/2019
June 2019 Field Spaniel Nationals 6/16/2019
SatinSilk 193 6/8/2019
AST Spring Fling 3 5/30/2019
May 2019 Chinese Crested Dog Nationals 5/25/2019


Did you know?
In the United Kingdom, the international championship show Crufts was first held in 1891.