Judge Info - Ruth Langham

Showdog.com Judge Since Tuesday, March 31, 2009
Retirement Announced 7/31/2010

Shows a slight bias toward dogs over bitches. Very political judge, likes to see certain handlers on dogs. Moderate 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 Ruth Langham looks for.

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

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.  Ruth Langham has been known to prefer the following handlers.

Rank Exhibitor
1 Peren Troy
2 Bill Meyer
3 Jamiel Leavens
4 Jennifer Oneil
5 Nany Painter
6 Justin Moyer
7 Pamelan Treadwell
8 Greg Alexander
9 Dert Priebe
10 Nathia Barks
11 Jony Bewely
12 Antonio Hutchinson
13 Alles Vickers
14 Coby Rodriguez
15 Den Towler
16 Herb Bowe
17 Flozell Tucker
18 Caryn Brumit
19 Julie Patton
20 Deborie Mejorado
21 Ster Stockyard
22 Riely Whalen
23 Matt Moore
24 June Dixon
25 Edna Dixon

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
Last Shot at the Cup XXIX 5/30/2020
New World 6 5/28/2020 Tanami Lonely Warrior
See You Back at the Ranch 22 4/29/2020 Landon Kader
KDH All Breed 175 4/5/2020 Landon Highland
March 2020 Yorkshire Terrier Nationals 3/11/2020
February 2020 Japanese Chin Nationals 2/25/2020
January 2020 Spanish Water Dog Nationals 1/27/2020
Seasar All Breed 104 12/28/2019 KDH Matanuska
November 2019 Cairn Terrier Nationals 11/16/2019
SColours 386 11/9/2019

Did you know?
The third obedience title is a UD, or "Utility Dog", which is earned through competition in the Utility obedience class