Victoria Thomas
Canada


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. 4 years

Q. How long have you been judging bloodhounds?

A. 4 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 powerful sound dog with that beautiful noble head

Q. Do you have a preference of color?

A. No

Q. Do you have a preference of size?

A. Yes - substance for their size

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

A.soundness and temperament

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

A. Loose if possible but guidance with the leash is OK. when needed

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

A. Each dog should be moved at the speed that shows them to their best advantage.

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

A. If equal in soundness then the most characteristic head would win.

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

A. Some breed history would be pertinent.

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

A. Gaiting too fast and remember to have fun.

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. I would love to attend!

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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