• Date: 14/07/2018
  • Show Type: Championship Show
  • Judge: Minna Hagan Contact Judge
  • Published Date: 07/04/2019

Midland Dachshund Club

Breed: Dachshund (Smooth Haired)

Veteran Bitch (1,0); 1st Mrs M Turner’s Marictur Moulin Rouge; 9-year-old bitch of good proportions. Lovely feminine head. Good length of neck flowing to good shoulders. Good length of ribbing. Correct ground clearance would prefer slight more angulation behind. Moved well holding a good top line.  

Minor Puppy Bitch (2,0); 1st Mr J Haggerty’s Smooth Performance; 8 mth old bitch. Good feminine head, good length of neck and width at front. Good front angulation and nice length of ribbing and keel. Would prefer better hind angulation. 2nd  Mrs Balazs- Hirt’s Gravelous Rogue One; 8 mth old bitch. Nice feminine head, nice length of neck. Would prefer better shoulder placement and length of ribbing. Good hind action. Top line needs to settle. 

Puppy Bitch (1,0): Mrs J Nicholson’s Betsymira Witchcraft; 9mth old bitch. Good feminine head, correct shape of eye. Would prefer better shoulder and front assembly. Good length of ribbing and hind angulation. Will need time to let top line and hind action to settle. 

Junior Bitch  (2,0):1st Mrs S & Mr J Hunt’s Capraccio Silent Siren;15 mths old bitch of good proportions. Lovely feminine head, gentle expression. Good reachy neck flowing to correct shoulders. Good shoulders and oval front. Good length of ribbing and keel. Correct hind angulation. Moved true and with drive. 2nd  Mr M Armstrong’s Lauralee Laugh Out Loud; beautiful 14 mth old bitch. Well balanced. Good strong but feminine head. Reachy neck flowing to good shoulders, oval front. Good length of ribbing and keel. Unfortunately, she was not in the mood today, but I am sure she will go far.  

Post Graduate Bitch (3,2): 1st Heels’ Rijobeau Ravishing Rita; Good feminine head and expression. Good front and nice padded feet. Good length of ribbing and keel. Toes in when moving away. Would come to her own if lost some weight as this affects top line as overall movement. Handled well.  

Limit Bitch (4,0): 1st McDermott & Mrs R Locket-Walter’s Ralines For Pete’s Sake; 2-year-old well balanced bitch. Correct ground clearance and good proportions. Feminine head, good length of neck flowing to correct shoulders. Good length of ribbing and keel. Good turn of stifle and held a good top line on the move. Good reach and drive on side action. Long day took toll on her unfortunately. BOS. 2nd Mrs L McNaughton’s Cedavoch Rainstorm; 1.5-year-old bitch. Good overall outline, well balanced and correct ground clearance. Lovely feminine head. Good reachy neck flowing to correct shoulders. Good length of ribbing and keel. Lovely turn of stifle and hind angulation. Moved well holding a good top line.  

Open Bitch (1,0): 1st Mr M Armstrong’s Lauralee Girl Crush; Lovely red bitch of good proportions and well balanced. Strong but feminine head. Good length of neck flowing to good shoulders. Good length of ribbing and keel. Good turn of stifle, toes in slightly moving out. Very nice outline and good level and strong top line. 

CH Bitch: (1,0): 1st Mrs R Williams & Mr C Moes’ Cwmdarhian Look Whos Talking; 2.5-year-old bitch. Nice looking bitch of good proportions. Good outline. Lovely feminine head and length of neck flowing to good shoulders. Good length of ribbing. Moved with a rolling gate and toed in slightly moving away.