Judge Info - Thomas Bartley

Showdog.com Judge Since Thursday, June 30, 2011
Retirement Announced 7/31/2011

Has a tendency to use dogs handled by certain handlers but isn't overt in it. Moderate level of breed bias. Thinks a dog needs to earn its championship before it should even be considered for best of breed.

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 Thomas Bartley looks for.

Trait Importance
Head High
Forequarter High
Hindquarter Normal
Gait Low
Top Neck and Back Normal
Coat Low
Size/Height Normal
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.  Thomas Bartley has been known to prefer the following handlers.

Rank Exhibitor
1 Nicole Hunger
2 Giulice Lipton
3 Pamarba Lhoam
4 Janis Coakley
5 Billip Soltero
6 Mandy Parcus
7 Joe Kensing
8 Roxanne Leatherwood
9 Chri Faison
10 Jana Mezies
11 Chrica Donnellan
12 Shael Parramore
13 Mick Sherrer
14 Claire McAllister
15 Bruce Creel
16 Scott Ramsey
17 Sana Rasnick
18 Caraces Rowen
19 Yvette Glover
20 Thom Kogut
21 Sylvia Tejeda
22 Joey Allen
23 David Scott
24 Reberol Pattison
25 Evan Kown

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
PointyHead 101 2/15/2018
New Year Ibizan 10 1/27/2018
Celebrating Christmas 12/25/2017
FaultLine All Breed 8 11/25/2017 Kilohana Blue Angels
White Fluff 152 10/23/2017
Norwegian Buhunds Down Under 8 8/8/2017
Cane Compilation 1 sponsored by ESAN 8/3/2017
June Whippet 2 6/20/2017
May Whippet 7 5/15/2017
afterfire Easter Pap Show 4/16/2017


Did you know?
The sit for exam is a modified version of the Stand for Exam. It is generally used in novice level classes and requires the handler to order the dog to sit and then to move away from the dog the length of the leash. The judge will then approach the dog and pet the dog's head.