Judge Info - Patrick Tatum
Showdog.com Judge Since Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Retirement Announced 7/31/2015
Not political at all. Low 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 Patrick Tatum 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. Patrick Tatum has been known to prefer the following handlers.
|22||Marry Anne Bryant|
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|
|Chow Chows On Course 2||4/25/2022|
|February 2022 Australian Kelpie Nationals||2/4/2022|
|February 2022 Miniature Pinscher Nationals||2/2/2022|
|November 2021 Norwegian Elkhound Nationals||11/27/2021|
|November 2021 Doberman Pinscher Nationals||11/13/2021|
|October 2021 Harrier Nationals||10/24/2021|
|October 2021 Pekingese Nationals||10/22/2021|
|October 2021 Australian Kelpie Nationals||10/4/2021|
|October 2021 Lagotto Romagnolo Nationals||10/3/2021|
|September 2021 Pomeranian Nationals||9/18/2021|