Judge Info - Thomas Bartley

Showdog.com Judge Since Thursday, June 30, 2011
Retirement Announced 7/31/2011

Has a tendency to use dogs handled by certain handlers but isn't overt in it. Moderate level of breed bias. Thinks a dog needs to earn its championship before it should even be considered for best of breed.

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 Thomas Bartley looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Nicole Hunger
2 Giulice Lipton
3 Pamarba Lhoam
4 Janis Coakley
5 Billip Soltero
6 Mandy Parcus
7 Joe Kensing
8 Roxanne Leatherwood
9 Chri Faison
10 Jana Mezies
11 Chrica Donnellan
12 Shael Parramore
13 Mick Sherrer
14 Claire McAllister
15 Bruce Creel
16 Scott Ramsey
17 Sana Rasnick
18 Caraces Rowen
19 Yvette Glover
20 Thom Kogut
21 Sylvia Tejeda
22 Joey Allen
23 David Scott
24 Reberol Pattison
25 Evan Kown

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
July 2024 Canaan Dog Nationals 7/12/2024
June 2024 German Wirehaired Pointer Nationals 6/21/2024
Clear Run 57 6/9/2024 Kilohana Peter Quill
Myers All Breed 7 5/25/2024 Kilohana GreatExpectations
Westminster Day Show 2024 5/13/2024 Kilohana Peter Quill
South Florida 198 5/12/2024
April 2024 Golden Retriever Nationals 4/17/2024
B 1 3/23/2024
WP Doberman Classic 7 3/10/2024
Ztc Dogos 1 2/1/2024


Did you know?
A specialty show is a dog show which reviews a single breed, unlike other dog shows, particularly conformation shows, which are generally referred to as "all-breed" because they are open to all breeds recognized by the sponsoring kennel club.