Judge Info - Sandra Grooms

Showdog.com Judge Since Monday, November 30, 2009
Retirement Announced 10/31/2014

Shows a slight bias toward dogs over bitches. Not very political. Doesn't show a breed bias at all.

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 Sandra Grooms looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Sylvia Tejeda
2 Joey Allen
3 Bruce Creel
4 David Scott
5 Reberol Pattison
6 Shael Parramore
7 Marry Anne Bryant
8 Sam Tacker
9 Jana Mezies
10 Chri Faison
11 Roxanne Leatherwood
12 Joe Kensing
13 Angela Fletcher
14 Mandy Parcus
15 Billip Soltero
16 Martha Woodson
17 Mike Schneider
18 Geor Board
19 Pamarba Lhoam
20 Nicole Hunger
21 Giulice Lipton
22 Doug Mavroulis
23 Janis Coakley
24 Patrick Sayforth
25 Chrica Donnellan

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
Dance Off 2afha 4/24/2019
Kianya April 18th All Breed Show 4/18/2019 Picardy The Woods
Rex Rover 12 4/11/2019 Breslin Indiana
April 2019 Glen of Imaal Terrier Nationals 4/10/2019
March 27th Collie Show 3/27/2019
DT Winter Show 2 1/25/2019 Breslin Earthly
10th Day of Christmas RAT Specialty 12/22/2018
Clwyds Dec 5 All Breed Show 12/5/2018 Halcyon Far From The Tree
November 2018 Pharaoh Hound Nationals 11/22/2018
November 2018 Beauceron Nationals 11/18/2018


Did you know?
The largest and most prestigious dog show in America is the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, was established in 1877 and is held annually at Madison Square Garden in New York City.