• 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)

Dachshund Smooth 

Veteran dog: (1,0) 1st Mrs S & Mr J Hunt’s CH Cwmdarhian Hogan’s Hero at Carpaccio JW; 8-year-old dog of good proportions. Good overall outline. Elegant head, correct shape of eyes. Lovely long neck flowing to good shoulders. Good length of ribbing and correct ground clearance. Level top line moved with drive and purpose. BVIB 

Minor Puppy dog (1,0): 1st Mr M Smith & Mr L Connor’s Conchur Silver Sword; 8mth old well covered young boy. Elegant head and gentle expression. Good length of neck. Well balanced and of correct ground clearance. Good shoulders and front angulation. Hind angulation needs time to settle as does his top line.  

Puppy dog (1,0): 1st Mrs R Williams & Mr C Moes’ Cwmdarhian Tom Hardy; just under 9-month-old dog of good proportions. Stunning outline. Lovely masculine head, correct shape of eyes. Reachy neck, correct should placing. Good length of ribbing. Good turn of stifle. Slightly narrow coming but moved excellent holding a good top line. BPIB 

Junior Dog  (2,0): 1st Dr M Chauhan’s Wanderhund Viva Las Vegas:  17 mth old very well-balanced dog. Elegant carriage and outline. Good masculine head and correct eyes. Good reachy neck flowing to good shoulders. Good length of ribbing and keel. Correct hind angulation, top line is slightly soft but moved out with drive. . 2nd Mrs S & Mr J Hunt’s Lauralee Huckleberry Finn at Carpaccio; 13 mth old dog of good proportions. Good head and shape of eye. Good front assembly, length of ribbing and keel. Good hind angulation. Slightly narrow coming, did not move as well as 1st. 

Post Graduate Dog (2,2): 1st Mrs D Seago & Mr S Gibbard’s Amlida Aston; Handsome 3.5-year-old dog. Lovely masculine head, correct eye shape. Balanced and with correct ground clearance. Not too much prosternum, and slightly upright shoulder. Good length of ribbing and hind angulation.  Moved strongly, with good drive from well-muscled behind.  . 2nd 1st Mr & Mrs Hughes’ Matzell Matamua at Ivcar; 2-year-old dog. Good masculine head, nice long neck flowing to good shoulders. Narrow front and behind. I would prefer more length in ribbing. Would come to his own if slightly lighter. 

Limit Dog (7,2): 1st  Mrs L Goffin-Thorougood’s Matzell Malizani; 2-year-old well balance dog. Good masculine head and shape of eye. Nice long neck and good width at front. Good outline stacked and on the move. Good shoulder placement and length of ribbing. Correct hind angulation and moved soundly. . 2nd  Mrs Balazs- Hirt’s Colocensis Rex Mister at Gravelous; 2-year-old dog. Good masculine head, shape of eye, good length of neck. Slightly short upper arm. Good length of ribbing and angulation. Top line slightly un settled on the move. Lovely reach and extension in side action. 

Open Dog (6,1) 1st Mrs R Williams & Mr C Moes’ Cwmdarhian San Andreas; 3.5-year-old well balanced dog and with correct ground clearance. Good size. Good masculine head and eyes. Good reachy neck, good shoulder placement. Good length of ribbing and keel. Correct hind angulation and moved true with drive. 2nd Mrs D Seago & Mr S Gibbard’s Amlida Spirit; Love this boy 3.5-year-old boy. Elegant masculine head, lovely long neck, slightly upright shoulders. Good length of ribbing and keel. Good hind angulation. Did not move as well as 1st.  

CH Dog: (1,0): 1st Mr M Armstrong’s CH Lauralee Nicholas Nickleby;  Stunning 4-year-old dog with beautiful outline. Well balanced and in excellent condition. Elegant masculine head and correct eye. Strong jaw. Nice long neck flowing to good shoulders. Good length of ribbing. Lovely rounded rump. Correct hind angulation giving him some humph on the move with excellent reach and drive. BOB & BIS