Judge Info - Carlos Spann

Showdog.com Judge Since Monday, November 30, 2015
Retirement Announced 2/29/2016

Shows a slight bias toward dogs over bitches. Has a tendency to use dogs handled by certain handlers but isn't overt in it. 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 Carlos Spann looks for.

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

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

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
All Breeds Spectacular 147 1/24/2021 Marquetry Big Bad John
December 2020 Border Collie Nationals 12/20/2020
CMD Dec 20 Specialty 12/20/2020
Caulfeilds Dec 5 All Breed Show 12/5/2020 Nachthunde Stormcrow
Jester Dogs 207th All Breed Show 11/20/2020 Marquetry V Squared
November 2020 Shih Tzu Nationals 11/13/2020
November 2020 Caucasian Mountain Dog Nationals 11/9/2020
October 2020 Chinese Shar-Pei Nationals 10/21/2020
October 2020 Belgian Sheepdog Nationals 10/3/2020
September 2020 Black and Tan Coonhound Nationals 9/24/2020


Did you know?
The third obedience title is a UD, or "Utility Dog", which is earned through competition in the Utility obedience class