Bath Canine Society 2019
Dachshund (Miniature Smooth-haired)
Judge: Mrs M F J
It was a pleasure to be invited to judge at this very prestigious show. The ground layout and in/out rings are so spacious. I don’t think there is a showground in better condition. I must thank the officers and committee for their hospitality, also my very efficient and friendly stewards. These people never get enough praise for the job they do.
MPD (4) 1 Reed’s Deercroft Dream Chaser. Lovely 7 month old baby. Very together. I liked his overall shape. Good head, eye and ear shape and carriage. Long neck. Front and rear angles in balance. Plenty forechest and ribcage. Using his conformation to effect on the move. 2 Bourne’s Yaapeet Rocketman. Another promising baby. Six and a half months. I liked his head, neck and front assembly. Good in body, rib to loin ratio. Fair rear assembly used to full effect on the move. 3 Paget & Carroll’s Metadale Lark Ascending.
PD (2) 1 Rudkin’s Siouxline Ross For Dynastydax. I was very taken with this young dog. He is so well put together. Liked his head for balance. Good eye shape. Ear set and carriage correct. A compact dog with desired topline. Well ribbed with good forechest. Front and rear angles complimentary. In fine condition. Comes into his own on the move, drives and extends moving with power and style. Seriously considered for RCC. 2 Protheroe’s Picollo Teckel Tick-tack At Royalmaple (Imp Rus). Another very nice dog. Longer than my first. Well made throughout. I liked his head for shape and balance. Strong neck. Body shape and balance good. Anglulation complimentary. Another good mover.
JD (4) 1 Barrett’s Ayseebee Twinkling Star. Dog of substance. Head in balance. Eye shape good. Liked set on of ears and carried close to head. Strong neck into clean shoulders. Angles good, as is forechest and ribbing. Strong topline held on the move. Longer in body than second. Moves with style and purpose. 2 Starkey’s Carpaccio Black Obsidian For Hamoura. Many comments on my first also apply to this lovely dog. Well made and of good balance. Plenty of substance. Angulation back and front compliment. Well bodied. Just not moving with the enthusiasm of one. 3 Bullis’ Amaffrey Betcha By Golly Wow.
PGD (5, 2) 1 Rudkin’s Siouxline Ross For Dynastydax. 2 Protheroe’s Royalmaple Fiddle Sticks. Nice dog of good substance. Liked head, fair neck. Good front angulation, almost matching rear. Plenty of chest and forechest. Good topline. Moving a little wide today. 3 Robertson’s Ayseebee Look Who’s Talking To Ravenwood.
LD (3) 1 Startup’s Curtisey Head Gardener. A compact dog. I liked the balance of his head. Fair neck. Nicely angled front, corresponds well to rear. Deep chest and prominent forechest. Hard topline. Moves so well. 2 Cumberland & Cumberland’s Mumysami Clicalicious For Yorami JW. A houndier boy. Nice head and eye. Strong neck. Good front with prominent forechest. Well bodied. Just moving a little close today. 3 Carey’s Donnadoon Dark Moonbeam For Debbiejay.
OD (5) What a lovely class. The first two in particular, so little to separate them. 1 Ergis’ Siouxline Jacob JW. I loved the general shape of this dog. Shouts quality. I like his head for balance and shape. Good eye shape. Strong neck flows into clean shoulders. Lovely angles. Stands well over feet. Plenty of forechest. Deep ribcage and well ribbed back. Good topline. Strong in body. Angulation to rear complimentary to front. Comes into his own on the move. Plenty of front extension and powerful drive on the move. At one with his handler. DCC & BOS. 2 Protheroe’s Ch Royalmaple Anky Panky. A houndier dog. Full of quality. So much of my critique for one also applies here. A joy to be able to judge him. RCC. 3 Barrett’s Ch Ayseebee Rumour Has It.
SBD/B (8, 3) 1 Mason’s Teckeltown You’re The One. A compact feminine bitch. Very stylish. I like her shape. Pretty head in balance. She has good angulation and front assembly. Enough forechest, good ribbing and strong topline. Good rear. Moves well. I gave her second in junior behind my BCC winner. 2 Bullis’ Amaffrey Good Golly Ms Molly. Another nice typey bitch with lots to like. Well made throughout. Moves freely. 3 Mason’s Teckeltown Something Magic. D.
MPB (4, 1) 1 Bullis’ Amaffrey Aretha Franklin. Compact girl. I liked her head and eye shape. Strong neck. Front and rear angles in balance. Sound body. Good substance. Nice mover. 2 Robertson’s Ravenwood Tickety Boo. Houndier girl. So nicely made. Lots to like about her. Very playful. 3 Cumberland’s Mumysami Here We Go Again.
PB (8, 1) 1 Protheroe’s Picollo Teckel True Love At Royalmaple (Imp Rus). Lovely feminine girl. Nice head. Strong neck. good shoulders and front. Strong topline. Plenty depth of body. Good ribbing. Well angled rear used to effect on the move. 2 Ergis’ Siouxline Rachel. So much to like about this feminine girl. Lovely head and neck. Well angled front and rear. Nice body for depth and ribbing, plenty forechest. So sound on the move. These two will change places often I am sure. 3 Merry’s Merryline Miss Moneypenny.
JB (11, 2) 1 Hunt’s Carpaccio Clarice Cliff JW. Still a young bitch but this one oozes class and quality. Lovely head showing strength and balance. Correct eye shape and colour. Nicely set ears carried correctly. Long, strong neck flows into good shoulders, complimentary return of upper arm. Stands well over feet. Plenty forechest. Deep chest and well ribbed back. Strong topline. Very good rear, well angled. Good carriage of tail. Excellent mover showing strength and ground coverage. BCC & BOB. 2 Mason’s Teckeltown You’re The One. 3 Strange’s Cazdachs Ziva David.
PGB (14, 2) 1 Protheroe’s Royalmaple Evil Edna. Nice feminine bitch. Liked head and eye shape. Strong neck. Good angulation front and rear. Plenty depth of chest. Good topline. Came into her own on the move. 2 Reed’sDeercroft Daybreak JW. Little to chose between this bitch and the winner. A houndier girl. Liked her head and eye shape. Strong neck. Well bodied. Less angles than my winner but she is very balanced, this can be seen in her movement. 3 Bourne’s Yaapeet Theodora.
LB (12, 2) 1 Rudkin’s Keydax Layla For Dynastydax JW. So much to like about this bitch. She is feminine yet has strength. Her angulation is balanced. She has depth and spring to her body. Uses her angles to perfection on the move. She was a pleasure to go over. RCC.2 Morris & Waddell’s Bronia Angioletta. A more compact girl. Well made. Liked her head and neck. Good angles front and rear. Good body. Moves with style. 3 Bullis’ Goodtry Ruby Tuesday At Amaffrey ShCM.
OB (5, 1) Four quality bitches. 1 Protheroe’s Royalmaple Daphne Blake. Compact girl. Good head and eye shape. Strong neck. Well angled front and rear. Good ribbing and depth. Plenty forechest. Strong rear. Moved freely with good ground coverage. 2 Rudkin’s Dynastydax Periwinkle JW. Another feminine girl who shows strength and power. Well made throughout. Uses her attributes well on the move. 3 Worswick’s Dolyharp Sonata.
VB (1) 1 Cumberland’s Whirlygig Wottatodoo At Mumysami. Lovely bitch just 7 years old. Very feminine. Well made. Good angles. Deep body. Plenty forechest. In good condition. Moves well.