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
Tinker Bell Eight 3/29/2022
Dandy All Breed 11 3/7/2022 HH Mister Double Trouble
GaylanStudio8 All Breed 22-02-27 2/27/2022 HH Mister Double Trouble
February 2022 Bedlington Terrier Nationals 2/19/2022
Staffords 1/29/2022
Australian All Breed 59 12/14/2021 HH Mister Matchmaker
WFT Canada November 2021 11/28/2021
Fall Showdown 8 11/16/2021
October 2021 Chow Chow Nationals 10/10/2021
October 2021 German Pinscher Nationals 10/4/2021


Did you know?
The two largest American dog shows after Westminster are the National Dog Show (which is televised on Thanksgiving Day by NBC, usually after the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade) and the AKC/Eukanuba National Championship.