Judge Info - Barbara Munoz

Showdog.com Judge Since Sunday, July 31, 2011
Retirement Announced 8/31/2011

Shows a slight bias toward dogs over bitches. Actually prefers to see the owner of the dog handling it. 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 Barbara Munoz looks for.

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

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.  Barbara Munoz has been known to prefer the following handlers.

Rank Exhibitor
1 Nata Deming
2 Evan Kown
3 Abby Stewart
4 Thom Kogut
5 Dianne Carter
6 Yvette Glover
7 Caraces Rowen
8 Sana Rasnick
9 Scott Ramsey
10 Claire McAllister
11 Mick Sherrer
12 Bob Golub
13 Chrica Donnellan
14 Chric Hoover
15 Kristen Gowin
16 Adrian Campbell
17 Janis Coakley
18 Chry Krell
19 Giulice Lipton
20 Judy Clarkson
21 Kath Hazlett
22 Nicole Hunger
23 Pamarba Lhoam
24 Aarry Schmit
25 Carolyn Beerer

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 2020 W.H.W.T. Nationals 8/21/2020
August 2020 Scottish Deerhound Nationals 8/16/2020
Labs 14 7/24/2020
July 2020 Samoyed Nationals 7/20/2020
July 2020 Australian Terrier Nationals 7/11/2020
Corgo 139 7/11/2020
Smooth Fox Terrier June 16th Specialty 6/16/2020
June 2020 Irish Terrier Nationals 6/1/2020
Stuck at Home 4 5/30/2020
May 2020 Smooth Fox Terrier Nationals 5/6/2020


Did you know?
The figure 8 exercise requires the team to heel in a figure 8 pattern either on or off leash. Generally two of the ring stewards will assist the judge with this exercise by acting as "posts", standing 8 feet apart, that the team walks around to form the loops of the figure 8.