Scottish Kennel Club August 2018
Dachshund ( Smooth-haired)
I thank the SKC for inviting me to Judge the std smooth Dachshunds , & the exhibitors for their entries. All were presented in excellent condition.
Puppy Dog 1Ent. 1st & BPIB Smith & Connor Conchur Silver Sword, a silver dapple with a pleasing head & eye , good forechest & ribbing, strong qtrs moved well with drive.
Junior Dog 3Ent (1abs) 1st Huntís Lauralee Huckleberry Finn at Carpaccio. Red with a masculine head , with good reach of neck leading into a good topline, good bone, feet & ribbing. Moved out well .
2nd Paget & Carroll Lauralee Oscar Wild at Marvale. Litter Brother to first same comments apply but was unsettled to day therefore movement not as good.
P Grad. Nil.
Limit Dog 2Ent. 1st,Dog CC Dr Chauhan Wanderhund Viva Las Vegas, Quality dog with lovely head, dark almond eye, good neck set into well placed shoulders with good bone & ribbing. Well angulated qtrs, moved with drive keeping a excellent topline.
2nd Goffin ĖThorogood. Matzell Malizani Good masculine head with correct eye shape reachy neck which flows into well laid shoulders, firm topline moved well.
Open Dog 2Ent (1Abs) 1st /RCC. Dr Chauhan & Mr Cerasini GCHCH Brownwood best Gift V Diagram. B/T Masculine head & correct almond eye, leading into good Shoulders, good ribbing & angulated hind qtrs , moved out well.
Veteran dog. 1Ent 1st & BVIB Huntís Ch Cwmdarhian Hoganís Hero at Carpaccio JW 8 year old, Good head & reach of neck correct eye shape, well placed shoulders , tight elbows, strong Qtrs which he used when moving with Drive & Purpose .
Puppy Bitch 2 Ent. 1st Rodgerís Glenariff Qui Vive at Thundergay . Red with a Lovely femine head , reach of neck with correct front. Well angulated qtrs moved out well keeping a good outline.
2nd Haggertyís Smooth Performance Red with good head & length well angulated preferred the front of 1st moved well.
Junior Bitch 2 Ent (1Ab) 1st Huntís Carpaccio Silent Siren Choc/tan with good head & eye, excellent forchest bone & ribbing, well angulated qtrs moved well with drive.
P/Grad Bitch 3Ents (1Abs) 1st Nortonís Matzell Myrtle. Elegant Red with femine head. Good reach of neck leading into good shoulders, good firm topline moved out well with purpose.
P/Grad Bitch 2nd McNaughtonís Cedavoch Tempest Good head & eye & reach of neck leading into well placed shoulders, plenty of forchest & pleasing angles.
Limit Bitch 3Ent (1Abs) 1st Mitchellís Cedavoch Solar Storm at Bronia , well constructed litter Sister to my CC winner, Lovely head & expression ,dark almond eye & reach of neck leading into well placed shoulders, Pleasing top & underlines, Moved out well with drive.
2nd Vaitekunaiteís Delvitae Luxury Mile. Good head & eye Prominent forechest , pleasing topline & angulation.
Open Bitch 3 Ent (1 Abs) 1st & CC,BOB McNaughtons Cedavoch Rainstorm, I was pleased to award this bitch her 3rd CC. Shaded red with femine head & expression with dark almond eye, good reach of neck leading into well laid shoulders,with tight elbows. Lovely qtrs & pleasing top & under lines moved out well with drive keeping a lovely outline.
2nd & R/CC Nortonís Matzell Martha, Another lovely Red bitch slightly larger frame than one, Lovely head & eye, good reach of neck flowing into well laid shoulders, tight elbows, Pleasing angulations , Moved very well keeping a lovely outline.
Veteran Bitch 3Ents (1Abs) 1st Rodgerís Ch Thundergay Bebop A Lula. B/T Coming up 8 years old .Good head & eye front & ribbing , pleasing top & underlines. Sound mover.
2nd Turnerís Marictur Moulin Rouge, Red coming up 11 years old , with a pleasing head ,eye & forechest, good reach of neck. Moved soundly keeping a good outline.
Katherine Herrington ( Judge)