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
September 2020 Black and Tan Coonhound Nationals 9/24/2020
Vom All Breed Bonanza 2 9/20/2020 Nachthunde Prince of Blue
Yall Lets Add Some Shows 2 9/16/2020 Tarot Electraglide
Norfolk Party 3 9/7/2020
Steinhaus Summer Show 19 9/3/2020 ISR Nightmare On Elm Street
July 2020 Dachshund Nationals 7/9/2020
June 2020 Puli Nationals 6/19/2020
SunDow Specialty 24 6/14/2020
GaylanStudio 2020-05-10 All Breed Show 5/10/2020 Marquetry Limbo Glide
Walk in the Fen 11 3/23/2020 Flaunt Hush Hush


Did you know?
Since its centenary year in 1991, Crufts has officially been recognised as the world's largest and most prestigious dog show by the Guinness Book of Records, with a total of 22,973 dogs being exhibited that year.