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
Collie April Show 1 4/27/2021
April 2021 Rat Terrier Specialty II 4/26/2021
April 2021 English Foxhound Nationals 4/1/2021
KDH All Breed 275 3/19/2021 CafeLatte Naughty Rascal
When Irish Eyes Are Smiling 36 12/16/2020 Tanami Ascent to the Sun
Save The Date All Breed 2 11/29/2020 Tanami Midnight Phoenix
Corgivaganza 83 11/4/2020
Clwyds Oct 17 All Breed Show 10/17/2020 Residential Prevail
SunDow Specialty 47 10/5/2020
October 2020 Bernese Mountain Dog Nationals 10/5/2020

Did you know?
The second obedience title is a CDX, or "Companion Dog Excellent", which is earned through competition in the Open obedience class.