Dovey Valley Canine Society – 59 Class Limited Show Sunday 4th November 2018 Judge: Caroline Friend-Rees (Amical)
Thank you to the Officers & Committee for inviting me to judge at this 54 class Limited Show held in Llanon, Ceredigion. It was a lovely show held in a large village hall with a wonderful warm welcome and great atmosphere all day.
Best in Show Whippet – Owen & Brodie, Mr K & Miss Z, Wolfscastle Hot Gossip Avec Ebonique Very pretty Young bitch with lovely head and alert expression. Long muscular arched neck into well laid shoulders, firm topline and strong hindquarters. Fabulous free easy front action and power from the rear. Shown in excellent condition.
Reserve Best in Show – Lakeland Terrier – Mattias, Mrs L & Miss B, Amadayus Pandora of Dapperdax, Very Smart Bitch of good size and Shape. Lovely dark eyes and Keen expression. Totally balanced and compact. Good harsh coat texture. Excellent straight parallel movement. Handled Very well.
Best Puppy in Show – Boston Terrier – Connor, WJ & A , Ringablok Diamond Stylish well balanced puppy. Feminine head of good proportions. Good front assembly and lovely compact body with deep chest of good width and well sprung ribs. Moving with free easy graceful strides.
Reserve Best Puppy in Show – Bearded Collie – Kitchen , AJ & CA, Ceilmear Wise Man Quality pup of good proportions. Lovely head and eye, moderate length neck into sloping shoulders and firm topline. Likes to act the fool but moves with lovely effortless ground covering action once settled.
Best Veteran in Show Miniature Smooth Haired Dachshund – Lewis, Mrs E G, Trixhund Mini Mouse, Lovely balanced red bitch with dark almond shaped eyes and well set ears. Long clean neck flowing into good front assembly and firm topline. Strong, broad rump and correct tail set.
Reserve Best Veteran In Show – Swedish Vallhud – Price, Mrs Julie, Starvon Uncle Sam at Coningsbear, Smart outline and proportions. Medium neck, well sprung ribs and level topline . Shown in hard fit condition and moving well.