Judge Info - Shari Carroll

Showdog.com Judge Since Saturday, February 7, 2009
Retirement Announced 2/28/2009

Shows a slight bias toward bitches over dogs. Has a tendency to use dogs handled by certain handlers but isn't overt in it. Relatively high 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 Shari Carroll looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 June Dixon
2 Matt Moore
3 Riely Whalen
4 Ster Stockyard
5 Edna Dixon
6 Caryn Brumit
7 Flozell Tucker
8 Herb Bowe
9 Den Towler
10 Jay McHaney
11 Coby Rodriguez
12 Alles Vickers
13 Jony Bewely
14 Nathia Barks
15 Greg Alexander
16 Jessa McKinnley
17 John Rome
18 Beah McEwen
19 Katy Murrell
20 Norma Young
21 Nany Painter
22 Dan Adams
23 Jennifer Oneil
24 Jeff Wehlan
25 Jamiel Leavens

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
Barn Dance 5 1/23/2020 Makay Gimmie a Break
Norwegian Buhunds Down Under 46 1/20/2020
New Year Whippet 5 1/5/2020
Kilhey 146 12/28/2019
December 2019 Maltese Nationals 12/25/2019
Winter IG Specialty 1 12/22/2019
December 2019 Pug Nationals 12/21/2019
All Breeds Spectacular 68 11/14/2019 Rio Sparkle N Shine
Golden 143 11/12/2019
Keeshonds On Show 4 9/16/2019


Did you know?
The sit for exam is a modified version of the Stand for Exam. It is generally used in novice level classes and requires the handler to order the dog to sit and then to move away from the dog the length of the leash. The judge will then approach the dog and pet the dog's head.