Lena Tamboer
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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The Judges Corner
Q How long have you been judging?

A. 11 years

Q. How long have you been judging bloodhounds?

A. 6 years

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. A dog that can do the job for which he has been bred and lives up to the Standard set forth.

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.Soundness

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

A. Haws and temperament

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

A. Loose - I like to see a bloodhound shown at the gait he would work.

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

A. Slower - Most handlers tend to move dogs too fast in the show ring. Also too many feel that a dog must be strung up on a tight lead.

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

A. Head, expression and condition

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

A. No

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

A. Not really.

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. The seminar that I attended had one style of hound. I would have liked to see more bloodlines presented. Yes, I would attend another when opportunity avails.

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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