Scottish Kennel Club 2018
Dachshund Dachshund (Smooth-haired)
Thank you to exhibitors for my quality entry. Although they are not as numerically strong as the min smooth variety there i s a great depth of quality and it is down to personal preference . Without exception all were presented with gleaming coats and clean teeth.
PD 5 ,2 Ist Hunt Lauralee Huckleberry Finn At Carpaccio BP res cc It is a long time sincet I read the book that this dog is named after but I do remember it as this dog will I am sure be remembered. A glorious clear red masculine puppy that I thought quite stunning. A little immature as one would expect but a beautiful make and shape. Loved his head,dark pigment,prominent breastbone Iwith excellent angles all through. I am sure that as he matures he will trouble the best
2nd Kay Olympus Pride Jump Up At Lochlip Imp Rus Immature baby but a good make and shape . Good angles fore and aft with a beautiful head. A nice puppy with time on his side.
3rd Morton Milicevic&Burns Aidante Kickstarts My Heart Imp HRV
J D 2 Ist Andison &Peel Clentry Pepe Le Pew Very attractive young tiger brindle with the most beautiful head.Excellent shoulder placement,goodribbing and good breastbone.Excellent friendly outgoing disposition.Firm topline on the move. Good angulation and very sound coming and going. He appealed greatly as I am sure he will to others.
2nd Playfair Von Gutwill Ansas chocolate boy who looks immature as yet and needs more confidence,but a good sensible size with a very attractive head. Moved soundly
PG 2 Ist Gatheral Graham Phaeland Secret Delivery Young red with a lovely make and shape with a lovely head and head carriage. Longer cast but very well balanced. Deep developed ribbing and he used himself well on the move keeping a lovely profile .Very sound fore and aft . I felt he could have carried a little more overall weight to his advantage on the day.
LD 3,1 Ist Higgins Meganhol Black Musketeer Of Leveliss Lovely young b&t . Beautiful in profile on the go around and such a good sensible size. Classic head and front . Liked him .
2nd Maskell Clentry Monster Mash at Brown bank . Ultra masculine honest hound who showed so well for his young handler which was a delight to see. They are obviously devoted to each other. He is sound and well muscled and maintained a good topline.Just a little too much of him for me .
OD 4,1 Ist Armstrong Ch Lauralee Nicholas Nickleby I judged this beautiful b&t as a puppy and gave him BP . Today it was my privilege to award CC Bob . Classic outline stacked and on the move with no exaggerations . He oozes breed quality and style .Presented in hard muscular condition .
2nd Paterson Phaeland Second Delivery To Ambiesque Another lovely young boy who was ultra sound with a text book .front. Most beautiful outline with good deep ribbing and firm short loin Most beautiful houndy head. Glorious red with good pigment. I am sure his day will come.
3rd Sringfellow Sontag Silva Sorcerer
PB 4 Ist Armstrong Lauralee Laugh Out Loud Really fell for this beautiful bitch who had all I was looking for but unfortunately was milky on the day which does detract from the overall picture. Classic outline stacked and on the move . Beautiful head and reach of neck to boot. I am sure she will give her kennel mates a hard time in the future.
2nd Andison & Peel Clentry Russian Roulette Do not have to play roulette with this one as so very well put together. Naughty tiger who I am sure will trouble the best in the future.Once settled looked a picture but was difficult to assess as she was so full of herself and wagged her tail throughout the proceedings which was a delight to see
3rd Playfair Kaimknowe Not So Little
J B 1 Ist Hunt Carpaccio Silent Siren Loved the make and shape of this choc .So well angulated all through and no exaggerations Well boned and very sound coming and going . Maintained her lovely profile going around with a firm topline.
PG 7,1 Ist Lockett Walters Ralines For Petes Sake res cc Lovely b&t of correct breed type Classic head and front with lovely depth and length of ribbing.Well angulated all through and moved soundly maintaining her outline .Another one whom I am sure,with time,will go on to greater things.
2nd Gatheral Graham Phaeland Secret Dream Another lovely bitch of correct breed type.Slightly more elegant than ist and very similar remarks apply..A bitch to be proud of and looked a picture stacked but was less settled on the move.
3rd Mcnaughton Cedavoch Windstorm
L B 3 Ist Armsrong Lauralee To The Manor Born Loved her classic shape.Lovely head and expression leading into excellent shoulders.Lovely underline with excellent width and length of ribbing.Ultra sound maintaining a beautiful profile.
2nd Mitchel l Cedavoch Solar Storm at Bronia Another beautiful bitch to be proud of.No exaggerations and everything flows into place.Beautiful head and expression, with a dark eye..Excellent shoulders and angulation . So very sound on the move .
3rd Hunt Lauralee Miss Marple at Carpaccio
OB 4,2 Ist Armstrong Lauralee Girl Crush cc Classy bitch who oozes quality and breed type .Schooled to perfection and so well muscled and sound .Top drawer bitch who ticked the boxes for me today.
2nd Mcnaughton Cedavoch Rainstorm Lovely bitch with classic outline stacked and on the move.Well off for bone with everything falling into place with great angulation. Very feminine and her size and type appealed.
V B 3 It was my privilege and pleasure to judge this beautiful class of oldies .Thank you for bringing them. Ist Rodgers Ch Thundergay Bebop a Lulu Headed a strong class .A most beautiful balanced b&t who belies her age .She also oozes breed type ,quality and style with a classic outline .Loved every bit of her and as sound as a bell. Was a very strong contender in the final line up.
2nd Tomlinson Bensarka Golden Garter Another lovely bitch with a classic outline and all the essentials.Happy personality and again very sound .
3rd Turner Marictur Moulin Rouge Diana Melbourne