Judge Info - Carla Martinez

Showdog.com Judge Since Saturday, February 07, 2009
Retirement Announced 7/31/2013

Shows a slight bias toward bitches over dogs. Not very political. Moderate level of breed bias.

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 Carla Martinez looks for.

Trait Importance
Head Low
Forequarter Low
Hindquarter Normal
Gait Normal
Top Neck and Back Normal
Coat Normal
Size/Height Low
Feet Very High

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.  Carla Martinez has been known to prefer the following handlers.

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

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
White Fluff 252 5/20/2018
Kerry Kollection 28 5/16/2018
Blazing Elkhound Show 2 5/12/2018
Toy Poodle Parade 60 5/4/2018
April Obey 4/6/2018
Halcyon Cavalier 17 3/22/2018
First ACS Show Of March 3/1/2018
El Cane 4 2/4/2018
Glenfield 26 1/19/2018
Border T Party 76 1/8/2018


Did you know?
A conformation dog show is not a comparison of one dog to another but a comparison of each dog to a judge's mental image of the ideal breed type as outlined in the individual breed's breed standard.