Dr. Lee Anthony Reasin
United States


The Judges


Frances Alcock
Lloyd Allewell
Sandra Anderson
Lisa Avery
Letitia Bett
Louis Bowman
Catherine Brey
B. Nolan Dale
Judy Doniere
Dr. Glenn Fancy
Jean Fancy
Malcolm C. Fellows
Robert A Fisher
Pat Gellerman
Carla Gerber
Honey A. Glendinning
Marylou Harris
Richard Hilderman
Mrs. Lesley Hiltz
Jacklyn E. Hungerland
Helen Lee James
J. Donald Jones
Dr. Edna K. Martin
Allan E. Pepper
Maida Puterman
Dr. Lee Anthony Reasin
Kresten Scheel
Jackie Sinkinson
Betty-Anne Stenmark
Lena Tamboer
George D. Taylor
Geraldine R. Taylor
Patricia J Taylor
Victoria Thomas
John D. White, Jr.


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Q How long have you been judging?

A. 50 years

Q. How long have you been judging bloodhounds?

A. 15 years

Q. Have you ever owned or shown a bloodhound?

A. No

Q.What important attributes of a bloodhound do you look for while judging this breed?

A. Dignified artistocratic dog with plenty of bone; powerful hindquarters; long, narrow head; deep muzzle thin skin.

Q. Do you have a preference of color?

A. No

Q. Do you have a preference of size?

A. No

Q. What attributes do you feel breeders have improved on over the years if any?

A.Heads seem better than when I started judging them.

Q. What attributes do you feel breeders have lost over the years if any?

A. I see too many splayed feet and down in pasterns.

Q. Do you prefer to see a bloodhound shown on a loose lead or a tight lead?

A. Loose - I have no objection to a dog with head to ground after all they are a scent hound and should not be shown as an Irish Setter.

Q. Do you prefer a slower or faster gait for judging the bloodhound?

A. No preference

Q. If you had equal quality bloodhounds in the ring, which attribute would be your decision maker for the win?

A. Overall balance and ability to do its work.

Q. Would you like to see anything in the bloodhound standard changed or clarified?

A. Not at this time.

Q. Are there any common mistakes that bloodhound exhibitors make in the ring that you would like to see improved upon?

A. Please wipe the saliva before I start going over the head.

Q. Have you ever attended a Bloodhound judging seminar?

A. Yes

Q. If so, what was your opinion of the seminar? If not, would you like to attend one?

A. One of the better ones.

Q. Do you have any additional comments?

A. This is a breed I enjoy judging and years ago when I was stewarding for Mrs. Dodge, I learned quite a few things that I remember each time I go into the ring to judge the breed.

Q. What size slobber rag do you prefer exhibitors to carry with them in the ring?
    Wash cloth, dish towel or beach towel size?

A. Dish towel


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