Judge Info - Albert Thomas
Showdog.com Judge Since Sunday, January 31, 2016
Retirement Announced 6/30/2017
Shows a slight bias toward dogs over bitches. Not very political. Low level of breed bias. Thinks dogs should be compared to how good they are vs the rest of their breed rather than overall quality vs all dogs.
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 Albert Thomas looks for.
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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. Albert Thomas has been known to prefer the following handlers.
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|
|December 2017 Saint Bernard Nationals||12/26/2017|
|December 2017 Flat-Coated Retriever Nationals||12/25/2017|
|December 2017 Harrier Nationals||12/24/2017|
|December 2017 Finnish Spitz Nationals||12/23/2017|
|December 2017 Miniature Schnauzer Nationals||12/17/2017|
|December 2017 Miniature Bull Terrier Nationals||12/11/2017|
|December 2017 Australian Cattle Dog Nationals||12/7/2017|
|December 2017 Australian Kelpie Nationals||12/4/2017|
|Eternal Flame Retirement Show||11/17/2017|