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
Rat Terrier Summer Specialty V 7/21/2021
Daisy the cat 7/2/2021 RJ Forever Rouge
JRT Specialty 6/29 6/29/2021
Corgivaganza 119 5/18/2021
SunDow All Breed 5 4/6/2021 BarStar DreamingMyDreams
March 2021 S.C.W.T. Nationals 3/8/2021
February 2021 G.B.G.V. Nationals 2/21/2021
Irish Blue 18 1/27/2021
January 2021 Greyhound Nationals 1/10/2021
Cairn Conundrum 1 1/10/2021


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