Judge Info - Tammy Cavanaugh

Showdog.com Judge Since Friday, December 23, 2016
Retirement Announced 5/31/2017

Not very political. Moderate level of breed bias.

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 Tammy Cavanaugh looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Tod Brubaker
2 Bre Strayhorn
3 Rachero Fergus
4 Jos Harter
5 Ron Boening
6 Maret Gentile
7 Parker Hart
8 Ben Marro
9 Joey Finch
10 Holly Pollok
11 Emily Nguyen
12 Art Toles
13 Huntert Dawe
14 Listy Cousar
15 Ros Richart
16 Terri Farnum
17 Eric Pennington
18 Bradie DiNapoli
19 Hen Kilburn
20 Erik Mitchell
21 Cliff Irwin
22 Keven Dowdle
23 Aly Dimaggio
24 Chuck Donaldson
25 Stephanie Scott

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
Border Terrier Kennel Club 14 12/10/2017
Border Terrier Kennel Club 13 12/9/2017
Border Terrier Kennel Club 9 12/5/2017
Toy Poodle Parade 28 11/27/2017
GD Diamond Edition 11/25/2017
Do it for the Brits 13 10/15/2017
Do it for the Brits 2 8/13/2017
VI 7/15/2017
Running along the Borders 7/13/2017
Blue Sky Sheltie Show 6/20/2017


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.