Judge Info - Damon Thomason
Showdog.com Judge Since Thursday, May 31, 2018
Retirement Announced 8/31/2018
Shows a slight bias toward bitches over dogs. Doesn't like using the same breeds that win every other show for BIS. Actually prefers to see the owner of the dog handling it. Relatively high level of breed bias. Has a tendency to like dogs the more often they're seen.
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 Damon Thomason looks for.
|Top Neck and Back||Low|
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. Damon Thomason has been known to prefer the following handlers.
|7||Marry Anne Bryant|
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|
|September 2018 Clumber Spaniel Nationals||9/22/2018|
|September 2018 G.B.G.V. Nationals||9/21/2018|
|September 2018 Curly-Coated Retriever Nationals||9/20/2018|
|September 2018 Silky Terrier Nationals||9/19/2018|
|September 2018 Anatolian Shepherd Nationals||9/18/2018|
|September 2018 Ibizan Hound Nationals||9/17/2018|
|September 2018 G.S.M.D. Nationals||9/16/2018|
|September 2018 Giant Schnauzer Nationals||9/15/2018|
|September 2018 German Spitz Nationals||9/14/2018|
|September 2018 Labrador Retriever Nationals||9/13/2018|