Judge Info - Peggy Thomas

Showdog.com Judge Since Saturday, March 31, 2018
Retirement Announced 6/30/2018

Not political at all. Moderate level of breed bias.

Traits

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 Peggy Thomas looks for.

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

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.  Peggy Thomas has been known to prefer the following handlers.

Rank Exhibitor
1 Norma Young
2 Dan Adams
3 Jeff Wehlan
4 Katy Murrell
5 Beah McEwen
6 John Rome
7 Willie Cundiff
8 Jessa McKinnley
9 Bob Coke
10 Debbie Merrill
11 Jean Infante
12 Jay McHaney
13 Ster Coaxum
14 Kennis Greiner
15 Marc Buchhelt
16 Edna Dixon
17 Aimeene Good
18 Robert Pouk
19 June Dixon
20 Rogane Tuller
21 Terry Galloway
22 Matt Moore
23 Stew Kellermen
24 Riely Whalen
25 Duane Rawley

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
4/28 Mudi Specialty 4/28/2022
Poodles On Parade 5 4/21/2022
Smooth Fox Terrier Show 1 4/18/2022
April 2022 Giant Schnauzer Nationals 4/15/2022
Hearts Afire Dal-intines Day Show 2/14/2022
WBs DanceHall Drs Shownasia 4 1/6/2022
January 2022 Bullmastiff Nationals 1/3/2022
Good Better Best All Breed 62 11/21/2021 RJ Midnight Trysts
Canmore2 All Breed 21-11-15 11/15/2021 RJ Midnight Trysts
TNT 226th All Breed Show 11/12/2021 Mandays Intrigue


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.