Judge Info - Albert Thomas

Showdog.com Judge Since Sunday, January 31, 2016

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.

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 Albert Thomas looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Evan Kown
2 Nata Deming
3 Abby Stewart
4 Thom Kogut
5 Yvette Glover
6 Caraces Rowen
7 Dianne Carter
8 Sana Rasnick
9 Scott Ramsey
10 Claire McAllister
11 Mick Sherrer
12 Chrica Donnellan
13 Bob Golub
14 Chric Hoover
15 Janis Coakley
16 Kristen Gowin
17 Adrian Campbell
18 Giulice Lipton
19 Nicole Hunger
20 Chry Krell
21 Judy Clarkson
22 Kath Hazlett
23 Pamarba Lhoam
24 Billip Soltero
25 Aarry Schmit

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
ESAN Lab Show 5 6/28/2017
June is Bustin Out All Over 4 6/27/2017 ESAN Kollossus
June 2017 Saint Bernard Nationals 6/26/2017
Celebrating Service Dogs 6/25/2017 ESAN Kollossus
June BH 4 6/24/2017
Anatolian June NH IX 6/23/2017
Halcyon June Bash 6/22/2017 ESAN Kollossus
White Fluff 98 6/21/2017
Birthday Blowout 6/20/2017 ESAN Kollossus
Send in the Hounds 6/19/2017 ESAN Kollossus


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