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
GaylanStudio 2019-11-10 All Breed Show 11/10/2019 ESAN Go Getter
November 2019 Lakeland Terrier Nationals 11/8/2019
GaylanStudio 2019-11-07 All Breed Show 11/7/2019 ESAN Go Getter
October 2019 Weimaraner Nationals 10/20/2019
GaylanStudio 2019-10-07 All Breed Show 10/7/2019 ESAN Great And Mighty
Kiroja Barkless Blast 14 10/6/2019
DH Dogo Specialty X 9/8/2019
DH Dogo Specialty I 8/18/2019
August 2019 Anatolian Shepherd Nationals 8/18/2019
August 2019 Doberman Pinscher Nationals 8/13/2019


Did you know?
The figure 8 exercise requires the team to heel in a figure 8 pattern either on or off leash. Generally two of the ring stewards will assist the judge with this exercise by acting as "posts", standing 8 feet apart, that the team walks around to form the loops of the figure 8.