I would like to thank to Lancashire & Cheshire Dachshund Club for inviting me to judge the standard long Haired Dachshunds and for the sporting exhibitors who curved out in such dreadful weather conditions to give me a fabulous entry both in quality and quantity. The show ran like clockwork and there was a great atmosphere.
1st: VINCENT’s Dolan Save the Last Dance for Gainscroft Liked this dog on his size lovely coat ,manly head & Dark eye & good reach of neck well laid shoulders fine tight feet good spring of rib slightly longer in loin still moved well. reserve best dog
1st: WEDGE’S Peverleigh Autumnal Louis at Dolans, What a lovely male with correct head and length of neck perfect shoulder placement and perfect hind angulation goof reach of ribcage excellent specimen with perfect hight and length ratio. He moved very well initially lost the enthusiasm after start. Best dog
1st: ROBERTS Swansford Glendadora specimen what I was looking for in standard long, caught my eyes as soon as entered in to the ring.This kennel has produced some amazing stock over the years and this bitch is no exception. Pleasant attitude perfect feminine head with almond shaped eyes, lovely long neck settled on well-constructed shoulder placement, adequate length of ribcage strong loin with balanced angulated hind, pleasant free flowing mover happy to give her best of breed.
2nd: WEDGE’s Dolan Summer Time Blues another quality female, perfect height and length ration, lovely eyes perfect front and hind angulation, strong and muscular female moved well.
3rd: TAYLOR & HILTON Swansford Contagiadora of Delsaux
Post Graduate Bitch
1st: VINCENT Metadale Monica at Gainscroft feminine head & almond eye lovely length of neck protuberant front & deep fore chest with good ground clearance, ribs well back a minute close behind on the move.
1st: GILLESPIE-WREN & BOYLE Zarcrest Ava Gardner Liked her type , she has a lovely head and almond eyes, feminine outlook, good bone and stands on closed full feet, good front with well laid shoulders and upper arm, good width throughout, top and underlines good ,moved well fore and after lost the top line while moving
2nd: MCGAVIGAN & PETTIGREW Clentry Camellia for Pettigans beautiful female with perfect feminine features, perfect hight and length of body ratio.
1st: DARE’S Ch Darsoms Zymystique Deep red coloured very feminine bitch lovely outline extended neck healthy placed shoulders well extended ribbed good mover front and rear flowed round the ring. Very strong competition with winner, reserve best bitch.