Southern Dachshund Association

23/06/2019

My thanks to the committee of the Southern Dachshund Association for inviting me to judge, the exhibitors for giving me an entry and to Elizabeth my steward for keeping everything ticking along nicely. I felt very fortunate to have some lovely dogs to judge. All my class winners were sound and some placings were very close. All exhibits were presented well.

Smooths

M.P D/B (2) 1st. Higgin’s Leveliss Rock Lobster. Red 8 month bitch with good head and eye, shoulders well back, good return of upper arm, long ribbing, short loin and well-muscled, strong rear. Well balanced and strode out well. 2nd. Stark’s Adnerbs Won Vision of Gobannium. Shaded red 8 month bitch with a more feminine head than 1st with good eye. Elegant neck into good shoulder placement, good ribbing and keel but not quite the forward reach of my 1st. Good rear angulation.

  1. D/B (2) 1st. Valentine’s Amlida Tamora to Tiffwazz. Black &Tan 11 month bitch with Lovely head and eye. Good neck into well laid shoulders, fair return of upper arm, good length of ribbing and keel. Nice feet. Rear construction balanced the front, maintained her topline and strode out well. Pleased to award BPIB, and to see her go BPIS. 2nd. Armstrong & Clements’ Hans So Low. 11 month black & tan dog with pleasing head and eye. Good scissor bite. Not quite the construction or balanced movement of my 1st.
  2. D/B (4.1) 1st. Wand’s Wanderhund All Wrapped Up. Black & Tan 13 month bitch with pleasing head and eye into reasonable neck. Good shoulders, ribbing and keel, strong loin and well angulated rear. Strode out well with level topline. 2nd. Jones’ Adnerbs Rockabilly Rebel. Red 17th month dog. Masculine head. Good length to shoulder, prominent pro-sternum, good return of upper arm and tight at the elbows. Nice feet. Not quite as balanced at the rear, or as toned as my 1st.

P.G. D/B (3) 1st. Chapman-Reith’s Wanderhund let’s Celebrate for Hayvenhund. Black & Tan 13 month litter sister to 1st in Junior, and very similar. Good head and eye, slightly roman nose. Nicely placed shoulders, good ribbing, keel and strong loin. Good return of upper arm. Nicely angulated at the rear. Moved out well. 2nd. Valentine’s Tiffwazz Robin. Black & Tan 3 year old bitch. Very fidgety today. Good head and eye. Prominent pro-sternum, reasonable shoulder placement and return of upper arm. Good ribbing and keel. Just preferred the rear construction of my 1st.

L D/B (3.1) 1st. Wand’s Wanderhund Phoenix Sky. Shaded Red 3 year bitch with adequate neck into good shoulders. Good length of ribbing and keel, strong loin and good muscled rear angulation. Moved out well. 2nd. Marshwick’s Black Princess. Black & Tan 23 month bitch with better head than my 1st, Elegant neck and good pro-sternum. Would have preferred longer ribbing. Movement was not quite as balanced as my 1st.

O D/B (4) 1st Higgin’s Meganhol Black Musketeer of Leveliss. Black & Tan 2 year old dog I last judged as a puppy. He is now a very balanced adult with a lovely head and eye into graceful neck. Well laid shoulder and good length of upper arm. Prominent pro-sternum and good length of ribbing and keel. Rear angulation correspondingly good, straight hocks and good feet. Pleased to award BOB. 2nd. Hunt’s CH. Lauralee Huckleberry Finn At Carpaccio. Red 2 year old dog who had most of the same attributes as my 1st. Lovely head and eye, elegant neck into good shoulders, and good return of upper arm, good ribbing and loin. Rear angulation good. Moved out well and pleased to award RBOB.

Miniature Smooths

MP D/B (2.2) 1st. Reed’s Deercroft Dream Chaser. Shaded Red 7 month dog with good head and eye into elegant neck. Well laid shoulders and good return of upper arm. Well ribbed with strong loin. Good length of keel. Rear construction sound. Strode out well from the rear with balanced movement. Pleased to award BPIB. 2nd. Smith’s Brynfaw Grand Illusion. Black & Tan 7 month bitch with lovely coat. Good head and eye, reasonable front assembly and nicely ribbed but not quite as balanced as my 1st, but only a youngster.

P D/B (1.1) 1st. Merry’s Merryline Miss Moneypenny. Shaded red 11 month bitch with lovely head and eye. Good front construction, length of ribbing and strong loin. In excellent condition. Strode out well.

J D/B (7.1) 1st. Ergis’ Siouxline Rachel. Black & Tan 12 month bitch with Lovely head and eye. Good length of neck, well placed shoulders, good length of ribbing and keel. Matching rear angulation. Well balanced movement. 2nd. Rose’s Pennydach Mystique. Black and Tan 15 month bitch with good head and eye, good front construction and reasonable ribbing, not quite as balanced at the rear.

P G D/B (10.3) 1st. Chapman-Reith’s Hayvenhund Along Came Polly. Black & Tan 2 year bitch with good head and eye, into elegant neck. Good shoulder placement and return of upper arm, good ribbing and length of keel. Lovely drive from the rear. 2nd. Reed’s Deercroft Daybreak JW. Close call for 1st. Good head and eye. Well laid shoulders and return of upper arm, good ribbing and keel. Short strong loin. Just felt my 1st showed more rear drive on the day.

L D/B (4.5) 1st. Rudkin’s Keydax Layla For Dynastydax JW. Black & Tan 20 month bitch with a lovely head and eye into an elegant neck. Correct shoulder placement and return of upper arm. Good ribbing and keel. Rear angulation matching the front. Good feet. Maintained her topline on the move and her movement was well balanced with rear drive. Pleased to award BOB. 2nd. Ergis’ Merryline James Bond at Siouxline. Shaded Red 11month dog with pleasing head and eye. Good shoulder placement, well- constructed front and rear but would like more body. Strode out well.

O D/B (5.1) 1st. Reed’s Deercroft Summer Serenade JW. Red 5 year old bitch. Good head and eye. Well laid shoulder placement and good return of upper arm. Good ribbing and keel. Strong loin. Well balanced movement with rear drive from sound rear confirmation. Pleased to award her RBOB. 2nd. Burke & Manston’s Bonavoir Black Jack. Black & Tan 22 month dog. Different in type to 1st. Lovely front construction, prominent pro-sternum, good depth of chest but would prefer slightly more ground clearance. Good rear construction, movement and drive.

Annette Latham-Jackson

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