Judge Info - Edward Thomas

Showdog.com Judge Since Sunday, May 31, 2015
Retirement Announced 1/31/2016

Not very political. Doesn't show a breed bias at all.

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 Edward Thomas looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Chric Hoover
2 Bob Golub
3 Kristen Gowin
4 Adrian Campbell
5 Chry Krell
6 Judy Clarkson
7 Kath Hazlett
8 Dianne Carter
9 Aarry Schmit
10 Carolyn Beerer
11 Abby Stewart
12 Bart Alderette
13 Mark Jetter
14 Nata Deming
15 Evan Kown
16 Veronica Sheidt
17 Thom Kogut
18 Yvette Glover
19 Valera Ortiz
20 Caraces Rowen
21 Hun Sargeant
22 Sana Rasnick
23 Scott Ramsey
24 Claire McAllister
25 Mick Sherrer

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
When Irish Eyes Are Smiling 27 12/4/2020 GLXYs NJM Doc Holliday
KDH All Breed 248 11/28/2020 Marquetry Lime Echo
October 2020 Pug Nationals 10/21/2020
La Vita Dolce Specialty 31 10/12/2020
Its So Fancy 3 10/5/2020
October 2020 Australian Kelpie Nationals 10/4/2020
September 2020 Curly-Coated Retriever Nationals 9/20/2020
Lets Get Zoid 3 9/13/2020
August 2020 S.B.T. Nationals 8/7/2020
August 2020 Pembroke Welsh Corgi Nationals 8/5/2020


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.