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
Seasar V All Breed 1 7/5/2022 Taymyr Onyx Dragon
June 2022 Field Spaniel Nationals 6/16/2022
June 2022 South African Boerboel Nationals 6/3/2022
Poodles On Parade 9 5/23/2022
Rex Rover 22 4/12/2022
Hamos Hounds The Festival 27 1/22/2022 TSR Winters Approaching
December 2021 Norfolk Terrier Nationals 12/5/2021
November 2021 Kooikerhondje Nationals 11/26/2021
KDH All Breed 333 10/17/2021 Full Tilt Let er Buck
GaylanStudio 21-10-02 All Breed 10/2/2021 Tanami Hunted Crown


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.