Judge Info - Erik Morris

Showdog.com Judge Since Monday, May 31, 2010
Retirement Announced 7/31/2016

Shows a slight bias toward dogs over bitches. Not very political. Low level of breed bias.


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 Erik Morris looks for.

Trait Importance
Head High
Forequarter Normal
Hindquarter Normal
Gait Very Low
Top Neck and Back Low
Coat High
Size/Height Normal
Feet Normal

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.  Erik Morris has been known to prefer the following handlers.

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

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
November 2021 Italian Greyhound Nationals 11/14/2021
November 2021 Chesapeake Bay Retriever Nationals 11/4/2021
Rossett All Hallows Eve Eve All Breed Show 10/30/2021 Andy*s Sticky Beak
Seasar All Breed 240 9/27/2021 Kilhey Old Curiosity Shop
August 2021 Miniature Schnauzer Nationals 8/17/2021
August 2021 Boston Terrier Nationals 8/4/2021
July 2021 Showdog.com World Cup 7/31/2021 Kilhey Cosy Nosey Parker
Corgo 240 7/28/2021
GaylanStudio9 21-07-23 All Breed 7/23/2021 Granny Coon Not My First Rodeo
Here Comes Summer 43 7/15/2021 Wundaboys Kissed By A Rose

Did you know?
Judges are generally certified to judge one or several breeds, usually in the same group, but a few "all-breed" judges have the training and experience to judge large numbers of breeds.