• Date: 25/08/2018
  • Show Type: Championship Show
  • Judge: Robert Greaves Contact Judge
  • Published Date: 27/11/2018

Scottish Kennel Club

Breed: Basset Griffon Vendeen (Grand)

SKC (AUGUST) 2018


Basset Griffon Vendeen (Grand)



A lovely happy breed I really enjoy judging. Today I was very impressed with the quality of all those present. Thank you .

 Puppy - Dog

Entries: 2 Absentees: 0


1st     DEBUCHER KASPER (MRS V E PHILLIPS)

Decent shape and proportions. Lovely head and expression with dark eye, good stop and ears well set. Good neck length and carried his head very proudly. Decent action and topline on the move

2nd     MACARONI V TUM-TUMS VRIENDJES OF TARMACHAN IMP NLD NAF (MRS F & MR M BUCHANAN & MACLAREN)

At just six month of age, he was four months younger than winner but equally a cracking puppy in the making. Lovely head and expression with decent movement. Well made throughout .

Limit - Dog

Entries: 1 Absentees: 0

1st     DEBUCHER BIZET (MRS E J & MISS A HARRIS & THEODOROU).

Such a typical head and expression for the breed. Loved his proportions and  great head. Decent topline and body. Moderate bend of stifle, super harsh coat, covered the ground well Res DCC

Open - Dog

Entries: 2 Absentees: 0

1st     CH/IR CH TARMACHAN CARTIER AN CH 14 (MRS F & MR M BUCHANAN & MACLAREN). DCC & BOB

100% male. Presented a great picture from all angles, so balanced and an absolutely effortless mover. Great temperament and a happy disposition. Scored in head shape and expression and with a  decent neck into correct shoulder, good keel, and super well boned straight front with tight feet. Level topline, good depth of chest & well ribbed back with strong loin, lovely tailset & quarters with a good turn of stifle & first class muscletone. Excellent quarters and free flowing movement.

2nd     GAIRSIDE GOOD LORD JW SHCM (MR C & MRS A MAKEY)

Another very well made hound. Great, happy,  expression. Typical head shape and neck, excellent forehand, good body depth, pleasing topline & quarters. He moved out well but, on the day, not quite the precision of winner. Shown in good coat & conditioning and with a lovely nature too.

Puppy - Bitch

Entries: 1 Absentees: 0

1st     DEBUCHER LETITIA (MRS V E PHILLIPS).

Lovely precocious, very feminine,  puppy and an absolute joy to see. Well constructed throughout and so clearly  out of the top drawer. Beautiful head & lovely eye & an expression to melt anything at all! Superb neck & shoulder, lovely forehand and even for her age good depth & spring of rib. Super topline, tailset & quarters. She moved so soundly with style & class, pushed hard for the Res CC. I shall follow her career with interest.    Best Puppy

Limit - Bitch

Entries: 1 Absentees: 0

1st     TARMACHAN ICE DIAMOND (MRS F & MR M BUCHANAN & MACLAREN)

Quality bitch with beautiful head shape, low set leathers, nice  reach of neck into clean shoulder & straight well boned front with neat feet. Good depth of chest and  spring of rib.  Level topline & good tailset. Just preferred the overall profile of my CC & Res CC winners on the day.


Open - Bitch

Entries: 2 Absentees: 0

Lovely pair of high quality champions.

1st     CH GAIRSIDE GOOD GRACIOUS (MR C & MRS A MAKEY). Lovely profile and sound mover. Very feminine  - quality  head and expression. Well set ears and good eye shape and colour. Lovely neck to super shoulders. Excelled in body proportions . Well ribbed and in hard condition. Good topline and tailset. Great true movement with good front reach and super drive from strong hindquarters    . BCC

2nd     CH/IR CH TARMACHAN FLORENTINE (MRS F & MR M BUCHANAN & MACLAREN)  Lovely  quality bitch, good head shape and balance of skull, Scored in expression . Lovely ears, nice neck and topline. Well made body with strong quarters. Moved soundly, Res BCC



Robert Greaves