Judge Info - Pat Baldwin

Showdog.com Judge Since Monday, June 6, 2005
Retirement Announced 9/30/2007

Shows a slight bias toward dogs over bitches. Not very political. Doesn't show a breed bias at all.


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 Pat Baldwin looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Keven Dowdle
2 Cliff Irwin
3 Erik Mitchell
4 Hen Kilburn
5 Bradie DiNapoli
6 Aly Dimaggio
7 Chuck Donaldson
8 Stephanie Scott
9 Terri Farnum
10 Listy Cousar
11 Huntert Dawe
12 Jene Moak
13 Kimberly Carson
14 Joandy Classen
15 Ben Marro
16 Maret Gentile
17 Rachero Fergus
18 Bre Strayhorn
19 Tod Brubaker
20 Deborie Mejorado
21 Julie Patton
22 Jos Harter
23 Ron Boening
24 Antonio Hutchinson
25 Parker Hart

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
True SBT 23 3/24/2023
Caulfeilds March 20th All Breed Show 3/20/2023 Skyline SS Blueberry Legend
Kirstall All Breed 23-03-13 3/13/2023 Skyline SS Blueberry Legend
GaylanStudio4 All Breed 23-03-08 3/8/2023 Skyline SS Blueberry Legend
RW Mini Poodle Party 20 3/1/2023
February 2023 Lowchen Nationals 2/12/2023
Treun Fall Show 29 11/1/2022 Tarot Blueberry Dreams
Greyhound Gambit 17 10/27/2022
Greyhound Gambit 16 10/9/2022
ga 9/16/2022 Tarot Darkling Dreams

Did you know?
The figure 8 exercise requires the team to heel in a figure 8 pattern either on or off leash. Generally two of the ring stewards will assist the judge with this exercise by acting as "posts", standing 8 feet apart, that the team walks around to form the loops of the figure 8.