Judge Info - Carol Bateman
Showdog.com Judge Since Wednesday, April 30, 2008
Retirement Announced 6/30/2008
Not very political. Relatively high level of breed bias. Thinks a dog needs to earn its championship before it should even be considered for best of breed.
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 Carol Bateman looks for.
|Top Neck and Back||Very Low|
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. Carol Bateman has been known to prefer the following handlers.
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|
|Happy Hour 31||9/23/2019|
|September 2019 Pyrenean Shepherd Nationals||9/22/2019|
|Happy Hour 29||9/21/2019|
|August 2019 Border Terrier Nationals||8/23/2019|
|9/1 IG Specialty||8/1/2019|
|SPIRIT By Beyoncé For Keeshonds||7/19/2019|
|Get Down To The Show||7/13/2019||BarStar Better Off Alone SSH|
|June 2019 Finnish Spitz Nationals||6/23/2019|
|GaylanStudio 2019-06-13 All Breed Show||6/13/2019||Whisper Pine Joyful Music|