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
SWD June 2019 Party 6/5/2019
Bombyx Bash 111 6/3/2019
May 2019 Australian Shepherd Nationals 5/23/2019
Springer Extravaganza7 5/12/2019
Kerry Kollection 69 4/22/2019
Jester Dogs 147th All Breed Show 4/17/2019 Tidbet Sundae Jubilee
Dance Off 1 4/11/2019
Toy Poodle Parade 143 3/1/2019
Love Ibizans 13 2/20/2019
Strikers February 18th All Breed Show 2/18/2019 Wasylyna of Pendragon


Did you know?
Since its centenary year in 1991, Crufts has officially been recognised as the world's largest and most prestigious dog show by the Guinness Book of Records, with a total of 22,973 dogs being exhibited that year.