Judge Info - Gary Thompson
Showdog.com Judge Since Thursday, April 30, 2009
Retirement Announced 6/30/2010
Has a tendency to use dogs handled by certain handlers but isn't overt in it. Moderate level of breed bias. Thinks dogs should be compared to how good they are vs the rest of their breed rather than overall quality vs all dogs.
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 Gary Thompson 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. Gary Thompson 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|
|May 2022 W.P.G. Nationals||5/15/2022|
|April 2022 Australian Cattle Dog Nationals||4/7/2022|
|Canmore5 All Breed 22-02-27||2/27/2022||Beercan The Story Of Whisky|
|February 2022 Skye Terrier Nationals||2/15/2022|
|Super Bowl Party||2/13/2022|
|December 2021 Beauceron Nationals||12/18/2021|
|Carry On Newfoundlands||12/15/2021|
|Fall Showdown 16||11/25/2021|
|November 2021 Toy Poodle Nationals||11/9/2021|