Judge Info - Patrick Tatum

Showdog.com Judge Since Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Retirement Announced 7/31/2015

Not political at all. Low level of breed bias. Thinks dogs should be compared to how good they are vs the rest of their breed rather than overall quality vs all dogs.

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 Patrick Tatum looks for.

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

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.  Patrick Tatum has been known to prefer the following handlers.

Rank Exhibitor
1 Billip Soltero
2 Mandy Parcus
3 Joe Kensing
4 Roxanne Leatherwood
5 Chri Faison
6 Pamarba Lhoam
7 Jana Mezies
8 Nicole Hunger
9 Giulice Lipton
10 Shael Parramore
11 Janis Coakley
12 Bruce Creel
13 Chrica Donnellan
14 Sylvia Tejeda
15 Joey Allen
16 Mick Sherrer
17 Claire McAllister
18 David Scott
19 Reberol Pattison
20 Scott Ramsey
21 Sana Rasnick
22 Marry Anne Bryant
23 Caraces Rowen
24 Sam Tacker
25 Yvette Glover

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
GaylanStudio 2019-09-18 All Breed Show 9/18/2019 Seasar Hershey
BlaznHot All-Breed 9/10/2019 9/10/2019 Senkrah Bright Flower
Nefarious 32 8/25/2019 Emily*s Chocolate Explosion
Decoys All Breed 3 8/18/2019 Andy*s Spencer
Jidokey All Breed Show 16 8/15/2019 Halcyon First Sip
August 2019 Komondor Nationals 8/6/2019
Allbr 7/14/2019 BarStar Better Off Alone SSH
July 2019 Irish Terrier Nationals 7/1/2019
Border T Party 96 7/1/2019
Circuit Spring Show 3 5/12/2019 Seasar Severus


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.