Judge Info - Peggy Thomas

Showdog.com Judge Since Saturday, March 31, 2018

Not political at all. Moderate level of breed bias.


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 Peggy Thomas looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Norma Young
2 Dan Adams
3 Jeff Wehlan
4 Katy Murrell
5 Beah McEwen
6 John Rome
7 Willie Cundiff
8 Jessa McKinnley
9 Bob Coke
10 Debbie Merrill
11 Jean Infante
12 Jay McHaney
13 Ster Coaxum
14 Kennis Greiner
15 Marc Buchhelt
16 Edna Dixon
17 Aimeene Good
18 Robert Pouk
19 June Dixon
20 Rogane Tuller
21 Terry Galloway
22 Matt Moore
23 Stew Kellermen
24 Riely Whalen
25 Duane Rawley

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
20th Of May Collie Show 5/20/2018
May 2018 Great Dane Nationals 5/19/2018
May 2018 Pomeranian Nationals 5/18/2018
May 2018 Brittany Nationals 5/17/2018
May 2018 Schipperke Nationals 5/16/2018
May 2018 German Shepherd Dog Nationals 5/15/2018
Icekist May 14th All Breed Show 5/14/2018 Halcyon Silver Neon
May 2018 Rhodesian Ridgeback Nationals 5/13/2018
May 2018 Standard Poodle Nationals 5/12/2018
May 2018 Scottish Terrier Nationals 5/11/2018

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.