I would like to thank the committee for inviting me to judge Miniature Wirehaired Dachshunds giving CCís for the first time in this variety. Although my entry was limited there were some quality exhibits mainly in the higher classes. All dogs were well presented and not a dirty tooth to be seen. The weather was not on our side, although unpleasant for the owners most dogs were unphased by this and took it in their stride.
Class 18 Veteran Dog or Bitch 3 entries.
1stPrice SAMLANE BELLEZA JW 7yr old bitch, beautifully presented, lovely balanced bitch with correct angles fore and aft, moves parallel coming and going with sufficient ground clearance, pretty head, very feminine throughout lovely to see a bitch really enjoying her time in the ring, shown to her full potential BVIB . 2nd Stephenson BOTHLYN INDIGO BLUE AT WISTEX similar to 1st balanced bitch who excels in spring of rib and held her topline well on the move, she was slightly apprehensive on the table today, preferred reach of neck of 1. 3rd Corner HOLRIK MISTERMISCHIEF
Class 19 Minor Puppy Dog 2 entries
1ST Roberts & Roberts CHREZVYCHAYNYI POSOL YURIY IZ DIVNOGORJA, this young boy has a lot to offer, taller and rangier in type however very balanced, the most stunning strong masculine head with good dentition, and correct ear set. Long well arched neck, enough length of rib and short loin, moved true coming and going, holding a very strong topline and gradual underline on the move, still very much a baby but has promise BPD. 2nd Corner CARCORN FABULOUS FRANK chunky boy with plenty of bone and substance good front with plenty of pro sternum, excels in spring of rib losses his shape a little on the move, preferred the overall balance of the class winner.
Class 20 Puppy Dog 2 entries
1stRoberts & Roberts CHREZVYCHAYNYI POSOL YURIY IZ DIVNOGORJA. 2nd Thorn Andrews DRAKESLEAT GUD DAY SUNSHINE this dog is balanced on the stack with good angles fore and aft, pleasing head, plenty of neck leading into well laid shoulders with sufficient forechest, this baby needs time to settle and come together.
Class 21 Junior Dog 0 entries
Class 22 Yearling Dog 1 entry (1abs)
Class 23 Post Graduate Dog 1 entry (1abs)
Class 24 Limit Dog 1 entry
1stRussel RUSSTECK ROMEO rangier type of dog, fantastic strong masculine head with good dentition ,could do with a tighter darker eye, lovely well arched neck, good length of rib creating a strong topline and gradual underline, moves parallel coming and going however slightly wide behind. This male has a lot to offer however I preferred the type of my principle winners.
Class 25 Open Dog 5 entries
A quality class 1stThorn Andrews & Billinghurst DRAKELEAT KUMQUAT MAY this boy is so sound nothing over exaggerated, all of a piece and complete balance. Pleasing head with good eye shape, sufficient length of neck leading into text book shoulders with plenty of pro sternum, angles in his hindquarters perfectly match his angles in front creating complete balance on the move reaching out well in front and driving well behind. Good length and spring of rib which many lack in the breed. Not particularly flashy but incredibly sound DCC, was glad to hear that this dog is now a worthy champion as this was his 6th CC today. 2ndKirkwood-Emery CH HELYDON LAIRD LOKI another beautiful dog who excels in bone and substance loved his chunky feet, the most stunning masculine head another with a fabulous front and strong well muscled rear, good rib with short strong loin, unfortunately this boy didnít show to his full potential in his class today, but he definitely stepped it up in the challenge driving out behind RCC. 3rdRussell CH RUSSTECK THE BRUCE.
Class 26 Minor Puppy Bitch 3 entries (1abs)
1st Russell EYES THE ONE RUSSTECK loved this baby she really caught my eye, super feminine pretty head with the sweetest expression, petite but fantastic bone and feet, with great substance throughout. She excelled in length and spring of rib, sound lay of shoulder and lovely well muscled rear which she used well driving out on the move, one to watch. BPIB very happy to see her to go on to win RBPIS. 2nd Corner CARCORN VIOLET VALENTINE super happy baby lovely to see a few were apprehensive today but this girl was loving the attention. Very pretty head, good topline and underline, good rear angulation preferred forechest and the overall balance and movement of 1st.
Class 27 Puppy Bitch 3 entries
1st Russell EYES THE ONE RUSSTECK, 2nd Rose KAVACANNE LOVE OF MY LIFE another promising puppy lovely type, good length of neck sufficient front, good strong topline, her strongest attribute is her rear angulation, she has a lot of maturing to do, but lots of potential, preferred the front movement of the class winner on the day. 3rd Roberts & Tomsett DAJEAN PINOCCHIOS SUNSHINE
Class 28 Junior Bitch 2 entries (1abs)
1st Roberts & Tomsett DAJEAN PINOCCHIOS SUNSHINE super feminine bitch, pretty head and expression with good proportions and ear set, good length of neck but slightly forward placed, lacks a little in pro sternum and substance, plenty of maturing to do.
Class 29 Yearling Bitch 2 entries (1abs)
1st Blackburn STARGANG WITCHES SHADOW this girl is something special, she really caught my eye, unfortunately she didnít show to her full potential today however I will watch this girl with interest. Love this type super chunky lovely bone and feet, still very feminine. She has a fab front with sufficient width which many lack, elegant neck, correct shoulders and correct hindquarters lovely short hocks, was definitely near the top of the pile for quality today just needs a little more confidence.
Class 30 Post Graduate Bitch 3 entries (1abs)
1st Kirkwood-Emery HELYDON NIFTY NAIRN JW, another bitch that really enjoyed being shown today which is lovely to see, lovely type, nice head, good length of neck sufficient pro sternum very balanced on the stack, like others from this kennel in great condition with well muscled hindquarters which she used well on the move. 2nd Corner GRAGARETH GIRL AT CARCORN another sound bitch with nice deep well sprung ribcage, good front fitting nicely into her shoulders, nice tight elbows. Excelled in bone and substance, nice bunchy feet. Prefered the overall balance and topline of class winner on the move.
Class 31 Limit Bitch 3 entries (1abs)
1st Stephenson MOLLONEY WINNIE TERGAMES AT WISTEX this bitch is of taller type however she was so balanced, excels in neck which she uses for beautiful head carriage on the move, balanced angles fore and aft, sufficient pro sternum could do with a little more, parallel coming and going, plenty of ground clearance which she uses to her advantage covering the ground with ease. 2nd Kirkwood HELYDON MAGICAL MIKA feminine bitch with a pretty head, although on the smaller side plenty of bone, excels in front , good lay of shoulder corrct angles fore and aft, lovely and balanced on the stack however good have better length of rib, preferred the underline and free movement of the class winner.
Class 31 Open Bitch 8 entries (3abs)
Very strong class Open Class 1st Thorn Andrews CH DRAKESLEAT TOO GUD TO BE TRUE not only is this girl super sound but she is really eye catching also, so elegant. Alike her kennel mates there is nothing over exaggerated. Beautiful head and expression, strong well arched neck beautiful shoulders her front fitting perfectly into her crook, nice tight elbows, good length and spring of rib, and those chunky hindquarters which I really love on a dachshund. With all of these elements your hands just flow over this bitch and she uses those super quarters to power around the ring with ease. CC BOB, very pleased to watch this bitch go on to win RBIS. 2nd Dance CH EMEM CONTANCE SUNSHINE JW another super sound bitch, this was a close class, cobbier type with super spring of rib and short loin. Lovely feminine head with super neck, good shoulders and sufficient front, alike the class winner she really used her quarters on the move and no doubt she could go forever, excellent quality bitch with a lot to offer RCC. 3rd Kay FOXEARTH RUN FOR FUN TO KAYTIAN.