Judge Info - Brian Oatman
Showdog.com Judge Since Saturday, June 07, 2003
Retirement Announced 1/31/2009
Not very political. Relatively high level of breed bias. Thinks a dog needs to earn its championship before it should even be considered for best of breed.
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 Brian Oatman looks for.
|Top Neck and Back||Normal|
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. Brian Oatman 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|
|June 2019 Irish Water Spaniel Nationals||6/11/2019|
|Tidbets Tibetan Party 24||5/7/2019|
|Nata All Breed 3||4/9/2019||Kui Aciclovir|
|Texas Independence All Breed||3/2/2019||Sweetbrier Cashmere|
|Estrela Mountain Dog Show 3||2/9/2019|
|Pie in The Sky R||2/6/2019|
|Goodbye all 8||1/11/2019||LilGyp I Prefer Diamonds|
|ASTs Kickoff to Christmas||12/7/2018|
|In Memory of Viktor||11/14/2018|
|October 2018 Scottish Deerhound Nationals||10/16/2018|