Bath Canine Society 2015
Dachshund (Miniature Smooth Haired)
Judge: Mrs L Billinghurst
Thank you to the Committee for inviting me to Judge at this very well organised show and to my exhibitors for their lovely entries I must not forget to mention my Stewards Colin & Margaret Brooks for their competent assistance. By the time we got into the ring the weather had deteriorated and became very cold this I fear may have impacted on some of the dogs movement.
PD 7 ( 2 )
1 Barretts Ayseebee Rumour has it. Nice size a very masculine looking puppy with a clean conical head good eye dentition and ear setting excellent bone and tight feet had correct ribbing. I liked the compactness of the whole shape not exaggerated in any way. It was a tight decision between first and second but I did prefer the reach and drive of this lad. BP
2 Hunts Carpaccio Casablanca A well balanced constructed pup with plenty to like he has a very good front assembly, length of rib and good underline altogether a lovely dog to go over. On the move away he was not as sound as I had expected him to be.
3 Philips Stargang High Hopes of Robinswood
JD 4 (1)
1 Ergis Siouxline Aaron well balanced red dog of good size good reach of neck flowing into well placed shoulders enough length of rib firm topline well angulated hindquarters moved soundly with drive.
2 Mullers Stargang Kipper Pate Elegant youngster with correct front angles reachy neck nice ribbing a compact dog but on the day didn’t have the movement of first.
3 Thomas Royaldach’s Authorised King
PGD 3 (2)
1 Phillips Arbennik St Thomas of Robinswood good shaped head length of neck and shoulder placement ribbing well laid back but not the rear angulation I would have like but moved well.
LD 2 (1)
1 Phillips Carpaccio Mr Selfridge of Robinswood Smart B&T Conical Head reachy neck well laid shoulders and a well angulated front could be shorter in loin but overall a nice dog moved out well holding topline on the move and standing RBD
OD 5 (1)
1Ergis Ch Siouxline Flynn Rider this was a hard decision to make as all entrants could change place at any time for me though I found all the elegance and free movement with this lad. From his well proportioned overall shape to the prescence he exuded when moving he does not disappoint. BD & BOB
2 Daykin Ch Jonny Cash Another dog worthy of his status well constructed throughout looked super in profile just felt that first was more elegant on the move
3 Connor Ch Bronia Gregorio JW Sh.CM
PB 5 (1)
1 Rollinsons Cwmdarhian Lady in Red For Diamondadax lovely red bitch with a feminine head excellent bone and body shape today though I think the cold had affected both owner and dog as she didn’t put all her effort into movement as I have seen her do previously. However she moved enough for me to be satisfied that she was worthy of her placing.
2 Thomas Royaldachs Authorised Queen Another Lovely puppy slightly bigger overall than first but is well proportioned well muscled and moved well. I’m sure that she will give her owner much pleasure and mature nicely.
3 Merry Merryline Polly Pumkin
1 Reeds Deercroft Summer Serenade A lovely bitch with a feminine head. Correct eye and ear setting. A very pleasing picture on the move and used good rear angulation to cover the ground well.
2 Shutt Kissed by the moon Da Casa Quadras of Donnadoo Lovely shaped head in profile and a sweet expression good front assembly a little taller than first and does need to body up which will come as she matures
PGB 5 (1)
1 Stokes Webbers Swansong B&T bitch pleasing conical head oval eye and nice ear placement. Prominent keel well balanced throughout moved out well with both reach and drive.
2 Hughes Julidachs Jocasta loved the head shape she presented with a good overall shape tight elbows and feet. Not quite the drive of first
3 Wests Yewlitt Dinah to Archidax
1 Rollinson Lady Marmalade by Diamonddax JW Sh.CM A lovely red well constructed bitch correct head eye mouth and ear set. Enough ribbing short loin and super bend of stifle presenting a good overall picture RBB
2 Reed Spring Promise JW Another lovely bitch from these kennels clean cut lines nothing exaggerated held her top and underline presented well.
3 Salisbury Brocklewood Black Rose JW
1 Ergis Siouline CH Aurora JW Well balanced bitch with a super front correct in shoulder and good ribbing altogether nice proportions put her rear angulation to excellent use moving out soundly. BB