Patricia J. Taylor
Canada


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Q How long have you been judging?

A. 7 years

Q. How long have you been judging bloodhounds?

A. 2 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. Head should be very functional and is important to this breed as it was bred to scent; I like a sound balanced dog with good bone and really dislike splayed feet. I like good muscle tone especially in the 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.Having only judged them for a short period, I don't feel qualified to comment - I do know their general appearance overall has improved.

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

A. Can't comment.

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

A. They appear to be very head strong, making a loose lead somewhat of a joke - I prefer control and whatever it takes to maintain that.

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

A. Compared to what? They should be gaited at a normal, easy gait - they look most impressive at that speed.

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

A. Soundest body.

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. I think they are a challenge to show - if more ring training would help, that would be a suggestion.

Q. Have you ever attended a Bloodhound judging seminar?

A. No

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

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. Dish towel


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