Judge Info - Carol Bateman

Showdog.com Judge Since Wednesday, April 30, 2008
Retirement Announced 6/30/2008

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.

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 Carol Bateman looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 George Anderson
2 Clan Melby
3 Kim Coleman
4 Alejam Zapien
5 Kate Dalton
6 Annee Lino
7 Chrise Elleberee
8 Aarthom Rapier
9 Stephew Deering
10 All Mederos
11 George Cruce
12 Roby Hawks
13 Kelly LaFoy
14 John Urick
15 Rusty Walter
16 Ellen Schroeder
17 Logan Ray
18 Patrick Sayforth
19 Kristen Schindewolf
20 Emma Moss
21 Doug Mavroulis
22 Geor Board
23 Mike Schneider
24 Martha Woodson
25 Angela Fletcher

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
Ch Coffeehouse Latte Memorial 2/18/2019
Valentine For Tibbies 2/14/2019
Love Ibizans 4 2/10/2019
SWD February 2019 Party 2/5/2019
German Spitz Club 13 1/30/2019
January 2019 Portuguese Pointer Nationals 1/20/2019
Happy Holidays 20 12/25/2018
ESS 9 10/7/2018
Airedale Terrier October 7th Special 10/7/2018
Happy 16th Birthday Alexandra 8/22/2018 Lisra Royal Agent


Did you know?
An obedience trial is a dog sport in which a dog must perfectly execute a predefined set of tasks when directed to do so by his handler