Judge Info - Martin Thomas
Showdog.com Judge Since Thursday, February 28, 2013
Retirement Announced 9/30/2014
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 Martin Thomas looks for.
|Top Neck and Back||Normal|
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. Martin Thomas 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|
|June 2021 Bearded Collie Nationals||6/20/2021|
|June 2021 P.B.G.V Nationals||6/7/2021|
|May 2021 Spanish Water Dog Nationals||5/27/2021|
|Counting Cairns 2||3/3/2021|
|March 2021 Polish Lowland Sheepdog Nationals||3/2/2021|
|Shetland Sheepdog Special||2/27/2021|
|January 2021 Mastiff Nationals||1/22/2021|
|Christmas Eve Eve Dec 23rd Specialty||12/23/2020|