Southern Dachshund Ass 2020

Dachshund (Long-haired)

Judge: Christine Gibson (Allfreys)

BEST OF BREED : ROBERTS Swansford Gabrieldor
Dog CC : ROBERTS Swansford Gabrieldor
Res Dog CC : COOK & RHODES Abydachs Rides the Storm to Bournder

Best Puppy Dog :CROSS Loggeta Trouble in Texas

Bitch CC : GEESON Ch Abydachs Miraval
Res Bitch CC : BURKE & MANSTON Ch Bonavoir Ermintrude

Best Puppy Bitch : CHAPMAN Melminds Make them Gold

Best Puppy : CROSS Loggeta Trouble in Texas
Best Veteran : COOK & RHODES Abydachs Rides the Storm to Bournder


Veteran Dog or Bitch(2)
1st: COOK & RHODES Abydachs Rides the Storm to Bournder
2nd: BORSUK Ir Ch Badamtam's Via Baltica at Follypaws ShCM

Minor Puppy Dog (3)
1st: CROSS Loggeta Trouble in Texas
2nd: SUTTON Kindeace Texas Tornado
3rd:  WEDGE Dolan Dock of the Bay


Puppy Dog (3 Entries)
1st: JOHNSON Africandawns Arry Stottle
2nd: EVE Sundayshill Benedict
3rd: WEDGE Dolan Johnny Be Good

Junior Dog (1)
1st: ROBERTS Swansford Gabrieldor


Post Graduate Dog (4,1)
1st: DARE Swansford Gaslerdor Darsoms
2nd: MARSH A Touch of Magic at Marshwick
3rd: CHAPMAN Africandawns Justin N Time for Melminds

Limit Dog (3,1)
1st: JOHNSON & CROSS Africandawns Myle Long
2nd: CHAPMAN Melminds Zsylvester ShCM

Open Dog (1)
1st: DARE Ch Swansford Lionellador Darsom


Minor Puppy Bitch
1st: No Entries

Puppy Bitch (1)
1st: CHAPMAN Melminds Make them Gold

Junior Bitch (1,1)
1st:  Absent


Post Graduate Bitch (3)
1st: CHEESE Africandawns Heidi Clare at Suecaseus
2nd: JOHNSON & CROSS Wardax Angelica
3rd:  CHAPMAN Melminds Marina Diamonds

Limit Bitch (3,2)
1st: EVE Sundayshill Hermione

Open Bitch (5 Entries)
1st:  GEESON Ch Abydachs Miraval
2nd: BURKE & MANSTON Ch Bonavoir Ermintrude
3rd:  ROBERTS Ch Swansford Gemmadora
Res:  LARKIN Ir Ch Darsoms Zaneeta
VHC: CROSS Glasvey Double Trouble for Loggeta JW


Thank you to the committee for inviting me to judge. I thoroughly enjoyed my day, Also thank to the exhibitors who brought their dogs under me, also to the efficient help of  my steward. 

 it is 6 years since I have judged longs,  size is  a lot better than last time breeders seem to have taken note, temperaments were delightful, teeth were on the whole very clean, there were only a few who’s bite’s were a bit tight, they were judged accordingly, I  would say that Longs are in a good position most were fit for function with very few exceptions, I would dearly loved to have taken home both CC winners.

 Veteran Dog/Bitch  2 entries

1:  Cook & Rhodes’s: Abydachs Rides The Storm To Bournder, Red, just short of his 10 birthday, in immaculate conditionHe has that look at me attitude, very nice head carriage, really good front and tight feet, so good all through, moved with super drive, which put some youngsters to shame pleased to award RCC

2: Boursuk’s: Ir Ch Badamtam’s Via Baltica At Follypaws SH Cm B/T, slightly larger than 1st, well constructed in good condition, moved well , unlucky to meet 1 in such sparkling form


Minor Puppy  3 entries

1: Cross’s:  Loggeta Trouble In Texas, S/Red, 7 months , Attractive conical head & lovely dark almond  eye & pigment , good forechest and reach of neck,, tight elbows,  underline & topline,  well off for bone, loved his  positive movement which won him the class, pleasure to award BP

2: Sutton’s: Kindeace Texas Tornado, S/Red, smart lad with lovely balance to his outline, well boned, good head , prominent forechest, moved well, just preferred the hind movement of 1

3: Wedge’s: Dolan Dock Of The Bay


Puppy  (3 Entries)

1: Johnson’s: Africandawns Arry Stottle, well constructed 8 months Red, compact type not to big with a pleasing head, good reach of neck ,prominent prosternum, with a good length of ribbing, well boned with tight feet, showed and moved with drive

2 Eve’s Sundayhills Benedict, 11month S/Red, good head,& expression with dark eye, liked his front, good length of ribbing, moved with drive, slightly bigger all through than 1

3 Wedge’s Dolan Jonny Be Good


Junior   1 Entry

1 Robert’s Swansford Gabrieldor, Oh my, he made a statement when he entered the ring he just flowed around the ring,  loved his elegant  head, eye & well set on ears,  excellent reach of neck,  very good shoulder placement, he has a  wraparound front, prominent  prosternum with dimples, his keel goes well back ,well ribbed with short coupling ,moved with  drive I was able to see each foot fall, I loved him, CC & BOB which I understand makes him up, delighted to see him go RBIS



Post Graduate   4 Entries (1 Absent)

1 Dare’s Swansford Gasperdor Darsoms, well boned  B/T, a striking dog, I see litter brother to my CC winner, lovely head & expression, excellent  length of neck, good shoulder placement,  adequate  length of upper arm, very  true front with excellent feet, strong topline and underline, good length of ribbing, well muscled rear, moved with drive, pushed hard for top honours.

2 Marsh’s A Touch of Magic at Marshwick, B/T slightly lighter built than 1, liked his head, strong foreface, ok front and shoulder placement, would like a stronger underline,  he held his topline on the move, moved well with drive, unlucky to meet 1 in such sparkling form

3 Chapman’s Africadawns Justin N time Melminds


Limit 3 entries (1 Absent)

1 Johnson & Cross’s Africandawns Myles Long, quality B/T,  nice size, lovely head & expression with a dark almond eye, good reach of neck, liked his front, very good shoulders placement, fair upper arm, tight feet, holds a good topline, true movement out & back.

2 Chapman’s Melminds Zsylvester S/Red, slightly bigger than I like, attractive head & expression, with a lengthy neck, leading to a correct front assembly, good length of ribbing, moved out well with parallel movemen, I just preferred the overall balance of 1


Open  1 Entry

1 Dare’s Ch Swansford Lionellador Darsom Red, Really good sized dog, with style and elegance, super head, long neck, excellent front, tight feet, very good shoulder placement, good strong underline  long ribbing, very good rear, moved with drive coming and going.


Minor Puppy Bitch   No entries


Puppy  1 entry

1 Chapman’s Melminds Make them Gold  10 month S/Red, with a good head & eye, good proportions,  ok  length of neck, leading into well angulated shoulders, sufficient chest, kept a level topline, movement a bit untidy at the moment


Junior  1 Entry (1 absent)



Post Graduate 3 entries

1 Cheese’s Africandawns Heidi Clare At Suecaseus B/T, feminine well made , just the right size, pleasing conical head & dark eye, liked her front , well placed shoulders, holds a good top line, good length of ribbing, moved with drive, pushed hard for top honours.

2 Johnson & Cross’s Wardax Angelica S/Red, slightly larger mould, has a good head carriage, good length of neck,  fair front, correct forechest, feet and bone ok,   well placed shoulders, god underline, liked her length of ribbing, moved with drive, just preferred the overall balance of 1

3 Chapman’s Melminds Marine Diamonds



1 Eve’s Sundayshill Hermione, S/Red, Very nice slightly larger mould but well made, correct bite, lovely head & eye, lengthy  neck, tight feet, liked her prosternum & underline,  lovely shoulder placement, nice length of ribbing, moved with drive.



 Easily the class of the day, very strong class, I was spoilt for choice

1 Geeson’s Ch Abydachs Miraval, Sparkling red, I loved her, Out of coat but her attributes did not detract from the overall picture, with a look at me attitude, Regal conical head & dark oval eye,  reachy neck, excellent forechest,, nice tight feet,  good spring of rib, well angulated quarters, stylish mover, she won this class on her excellent movement CC

2 Burke & Manston’s Ch Bonavoir Ermintrude,   S/Red, very nice bitch, Super presentation, liked her head & length of neck,  can match 1 for her immaculate  forehand, super topline, & ribbing, scored on hindquarters, moved with drive, just preferred the overall presence of 1 , she perked on the move  to win the RCC

3 Robert’s Ch Swansford Gemmadora