Jackie Sinkinson
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. 17 months

Q. How long have you been judging bloodhounds?

A. 17 months

Q. Have you ever owned or shown a bloodhound?

A. Yes

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

A. Overall balance, does the head fit the body, is the neck long enough neck long enough.Shoulder layback, reach and drive and a solid rear.

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.I think hind quarters have improved over the years.

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

A. I think there are too many heads that are too small for the bodies particularly in bitches.

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

A. Loose - The dog should be shown at the speed that best shows his quality.

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

A. No preference - I like a hound with substance.Well muscled and with good feet.

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

A. Movement

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

A. I think the standard is very clear and specific.

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

A. The head should NOT be up in the air!! Looking down gives the judge the proper head plains as well as muzzle and dew lap outline.

Q. Have you ever attended a Bloodhound judging seminar?

A. Yes

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. Wash cloth


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