Judge Info - William Carr

Showdog.com Judge Since Friday, December 23, 2016
Retirement Announced 9/30/2017

Actually prefers to see the owner of the dog handling it. Low 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 William Carr looks for.

Trait Importance
Head Low
Forequarter Very High
Hindquarter Very Low
Gait Normal
Top Neck and Back Low
Coat High
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.  William Carr has been known to prefer the following handlers.

Rank Exhibitor
1 Doug Mavroulis
2 Patrick Sayforth
3 Ellen Schroeder
4 Rusty Walter
5 Geor Board
6 Mike Schneider
7 Martha Woodson
8 Kelly LaFoy
9 Angela Fletcher
10 Sam Tacker
11 Marry Anne Bryant
12 Reberol Pattison
13 David Scott
14 Kim Coleman
15 Clan Melby
16 George Anderson
17 Joey Allen
18 Sylvia Tejeda
19 Bruce Creel
20 Alejam Zapien
21 Kate Dalton
22 Shael Parramore
23 Annee Lino
24 Chrise Elleberee
25 Jana Mezies

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
November 2022 Siberian Husky Nationals 11/16/2022
Go Mudi 14 10/28/2022
Toy Poodle Parade 361 10/21/2022
Shepherd Showdown 1 9/26/2022
September 2022 Beagle Nationals 9/1/2022
August 2022 Showdog.com World Cup 8/31/2022 Cellery Jess On The Run
Brussels Thang 28 8/28/2022
When Irish Eyes Are Smiling 304 8/24/2022 Cellery Stone Man
Jester Dogs 256th All Breed Show 8/21/2022 Cellery Stone Man
Kees 2 The City 8 7/15/2022


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