Jean Fancy
United States


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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. 32 years

Q. How long have you been judging bloodhounds?

A. 17 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. I like a large boned dog, well balanced, a long narrow head framed with long silky ears framing it to give the classic Bloodhound appearance. Sound moving with good side gaiting.

Q. Do you have a preference of color?

A. No

Q. Do you have a preference of size?

A. Yes - larger dog preferred, but not clumsy.

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

A.Size and bone

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

A. Head type, neck and feet in some cases.

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

A. Loose

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

A. Slower - A fast moving Bloodhound does not give the picture the standard calls for.

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

A. The best type and soundest mover

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

A. No. I think the standard is perfect. Breed a dog that resembles it and you will do lots of winning.

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

A. Yes. many are not trained to stand for examination.

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. I attended two. They were both given by breeders with live dogs and they were excellent.

Q. Do you have any additional comments?

A. It is a wonderful breed I could enjoy judging them more if they would work on ring manners and bathe them more often.

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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