My thanks to Northern Counties Dachshund Association
for inviting me to judge Miniature Wires, when the
original judge was unable to make the trip due to
Covid restrictions. Although the entry was
numerically small there was quality throughout & I
enjoyed my day judging your lovely hounds.
V D/B (2)
1 Black. Ch Bassodon Westwood
Quality d/br boy, looking really well for his 9yrs.
Presents an excellent outline & is pleasing to go
over. Masculine head, good neck & topline, well
filled front & good ribbing.Moved out smartly using
his well muscled quarters to drive around the ring.
Good texture to coat. Best Veteran & later Best
Veteran in Show , Well done.
2 Corner. Holrik Mister Mischief
This br lad is looking great for his 12 yrs,
pleasing in overall shape with well filled front,
good depth to rib, moved well for his age & has a
happy temperament, enjoying his day.
1 Thorn Andrews. Drakesleat Gud Day Sunshine
Most promising br of 8 mths, of a pleasing make &
shape, loved his masculine head, dark eye &
expression, good angulation both fore & aft, has a
well filled front, ribs are well sprung & go well
back, moved out soundly with good forward reach &
drive, has good coat & furnishings. Pleased to award
him Best Puppy.
1 Ergis. Captain Tom Of Siouxline.
Super br youngster of 16 mths with immediate appeal,
so well put together, loved his houndy head, reachy
neck & firm topline, has chunky bone & well bunched
feet, presents a lovely outline with correct
angulation, has good forechest & is well ribbed
back, strong well made quarters, is in excellent
jacket, strode out confidently with good head
carriage, moved with freedom & drive, pleased to
award him Res CC.
1 Storton. Dereheath Major Tom
Lots to like about this smart d/br, lovely for size
& type, is well constructed all through, has a
lovely head & expression, neat front, good deep
ribbing, well angulated rear with nice short hocks,
strode out well in profile & was neat away & back.
1 Russell. Russteck Romeo
Quality b/t with clean cut outline, is well balanced
fore & aft with well filled front, good shoulders,
well ribbed back & well angulated rear, has a houndy
head & reachy neck, moved out freely & soundly
keeping a good topline, harsh jacket.
2 Pain. Ravensbeech Buccleugh
Handsome br with lovely head & expression which I
preferred to 1, pleasing overall shape with good
bone & neat feet, well filled front, good ribbing &
quarters, moved out smartly & soundly, in lovely
coat & condition, close decision between 1& 2 just
preferred the cleaner neck of 1 today, liked him a
3 Grant. Pennywave Percy At Granhoward
1 Thorn Andrews & Billinghurst. Drakesleat Kumquat
Super quality br of lovely size & type, he is very
masculine in outlook & well balanced throughout,
loved his houndy head, dark eye & pleasing
expression, has good reach of neck into well laid
shoulders with good return of upperarm, ribs are
well sprung & fo well back to short loin, well made
quarters with short hocks, movement is sound away &
back, with good stride in profile, well presented in
good jacket, pleased to award him the CC.
2 Russell. Ch Russteck The Bruce
Another smart brindle, liked his make & shape,
pleasing to go over, he is neat & well constructed
throughout, masculine head, good width & length to
ribbing, short loin, moved out soundly with good
drive from his strong well made quarters, close up
just preferred the head & expression of 1, has a
good harsh jacket & was well presented.
3 Mills-Jones. Carlita Sunrise JW
1 Storton. Dereheath Livia
Delightful 9mth red/br baby, very feminine & elegant
in outlook, lovely for size & type.Pleasing head &
expression, carried on reachy neck, neat well filled
front, lengthy ribbing, good topline & quarters. A
little overawed at first but soon settled to show
her free & easy movement. Good bone & neat feet,
lovely jacket & furnishings.
1 Gilroy. Russteck Take A Chance On Me Cum Claychalk
Small d/br of 15 mths, has an attractive head & dark
eye, well filled forechest & good depth to ribbing.
Liked her harsh jacket & furnishings. Not settled on
the move wanting to rush, when taken at a steadier
pace was much better , neat coming on, more ring
1 Storton. Dereheath Dee Major
This immaculately presented red is the litter sister
to Yearling dog & like him is soundly
constructed.Pretty feminine head with dark eye, good
neck & front assembly, well filled forechest, good
bone , neat feet, well sprung ribbing, moved out
smartly keeping good topline, lovely coat &
1 Kirkwood-Emery. Helydon Nifty Nairn JW
Attractive br who presents a clean cut outline & is
well put together, lovely feminine head with good
furnishings & alert expression, has good length of
neck, well made body with balanced angulation, well
sprung ribbing & firm topline, moved out soundly &
freely, well presented & handled by her young
2 Stephenson. Molloney Winnie Tergames At Wistex
Well made br of pleasing make & shape, lovely head &
expression, good neck & topline, well sprung ribbing
& nicely angulated quarters, moved out freely with
good drive from her rear, just preferred the front
movement of 1 today, has good texture to coat & a
3 Corner. Gragareth Girl At Carcon
1 Kirkwood. Helydon Magical Mika (GB)
Small & neat d/br, attractive head with good
furnishings & pleasing expression, is nicely put
together, has balanced angulation fore & aft plus
good depth to ribbing, has a coat of good harsh
texture, moved out smartly keeping a good topline,
would ideally like to see a little more ground
1 Thorn Andrews. Ch Drakesleat Too Gud To Be True.
CC & BOB
Quality 4yr br, of the size & type I like, so
stylish & elegant, has a super outline & is so well
balanced, well constructed front is well filled,
good shoulders & return of upper arm, snug fitting
elbows, well sprung lengthy ribbing, short loin &
strong well made rear. loved her feminine head &
expression with good furnishings, lengthy neck &
excellent head carriage, she moved soundly with a
free & easy stride, shown in lovely condition with
good harsh jacket. pleased to award her CC & BOB.
2 Dance. Ch Emem Summer Sunshine JW Res CC
Lovely 3yr br with fabulous temperament, really well
put together & pleasing to go over. Most attractive
head & furnishings, well made shapely body with well
filled forechest & excellent ribbing, pleases in
both top & underline, well bunched feet,well made
rear, moved soundly & freely.Has excellent texture
to coat, close up just preferred the head carriage &
style of 1 today. Pleased to award her the Res CC.
3 Black. Bassodon Dodecahedron JW