• Date: 24/10/2019
  • Show Type: Championship Show
  • Judge: Ann Ingram Contact Judge
  • Published Date: 25/10/2019

Midland Counties Canine Society

Breed: Retriever (Nova Scotia Duck Tolling)

Midland Counties 2019

Judge Ann Ingram


Breed : Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retrievers

What an enjoyable breed to judge with such sporting exhibitors and happy dogs creating such a lovely atmosphere.


Puppy Dog ( 3)

1. Mohan’s Tivalake Make Way

Well balanced male with very nice head and expression just needs a little time to develope a little more stop. Good neck and shoulder, compact body, well sprung ribs, correct tailset, moves well with correct lower head carriage and using his tail well

2. Shore’s Tivalake Sure Thing

Very attractive young man not always doing his best on the move. Very nice head and expression, good neck and shoulder, compact body, strong hindquarters, uses his tail well on the move but has a tendency to pace.

3. Warren’s Fieldrangers Kubla Khan


Junior Dog ( 2)(1)

1. Fieldrangers Kubla Khan

Well made dog who is just at that slightly gangly stage which makes him look a bit longer in back. Very nice head and expression, strong neck, well laid shoulders, good topline, moves really well but could just carry his tail a little higher


Postgraduate Dog (7)

1. Adshead’s Afonbach Winter Is Coming JW

So very well balanced in good coat and nice colour. Lovely head and expression with well chiselled muzzle, strong neck, well laid shoulders , good front and feet, deep chest well sprung ribs, strong hindquarters , moves really well covering the ground easily, with correct forward head carriage and using his tail well.

2. Wright’s Camusmor Crown Royal

Nice compact male, with well chiselled head and correct almond shaped eyes, strong neck, well laid shoulders, good body and topline, moves really well but could just drop his head a little more on the move.

3. Wardrope’s Alter Ego Rusty Fox ( Imp. CZE)



Open Dog ( 9)

1. Sh. Ch. Erikachen Conaire At Tollisty

A tough class with tight decisions. Winner scored with his overall balance and nice easy movement with correct head carriage and using his tail well. Great coat and colour. Very nice head with good proportions tapering nicely from skull to muzzle, almond shaped eyes, good mouth and well developed nostrils. Strong neck, well sprung ribs, compact body, strong hindquarters, which he uses so well on the move. Best Dog.

2. Barker’s Eusanit Silvr Dream Machine.

Nice compact male with good coat and colour, well. Nice head proportions, correct almond shaped eyes, good neck and shoulder, well sprung ribs, compact body, moves well with correct outline but not quite the carriage of winner. Res. Best Dog.

3. Fielder’s Ir. Sh. Ch. Eusanit Stand and Deliver

Veteran Dog ( 2)

1. Moult & Savory’s Acanuck Soul Rebel of Croftwell.

Nice compact dog who scored with his shortness and tail carriage. Typical head with lively expression, could have better ear carriage,, good strong neck, a little short in upper arm, good ribcage, strong hindquarters, goes around the ring so well using his tail well.

2. Burchell’s Tivalake Jingle Bell Rock Sh.Cm.

Well presented with good coat and colour, lovely soft expression, a little strong in skull, good reach of neck well laid shoulders, could be shorter in back and carry his tail a little higher on the move, but moves effortlessly around the ring with correct head carriage.




Puppy Bitch ( 6)

1. Collins and Powley’s Deveron Duchess of Danehaven

Very feminine bitch who scored with her compact body . Well balanced head just needs time to develope. Lovely expression. Good reach of neck, good topline and hindquarters, can be a bit high stepping in front movement but covers the ground easily with good tail carriage and nice attitude. Best Puppy.

2. Wakely’s Cretshengan Emerald Lake

Mature bitch in great coat and condition, lovely head and expression, strong neck, well laid shoulders , could be a little more compact in body, and carry her tail a little higher on the move, but covers the ground easily with correct forward head carriage and a very nice outline.

3. Fielder’s Cretshengan Signy 


Junior Bitch ( 5)

1. Goulding’s Kylini Va Va Voom Avec Whenova

Compact bitch of nice size and good coat and colour. Nicely chiselled head with correct moderate stop, tapering gently from skull to muzzle . Strong neck, well laid shoulders, well sprung ribs, could have better pasterns, strong hindquarters, moves really well correct forward head carriage and nice tail carriage.

2.C. Emerald Lake.


3. Powley’s Gaberlunzie Parsnip


Postgraduate Bitch ( 7)

1. Tester’s Gingafing Careless Whisper

Well balanced feminine bitch with good coat and colour. Very nice head with correct almond shaped eyes,, strong neck running into well laid shoulders. Well sprung ribs strong hindquarters, a little wide in front movement, but covers the ground easily, with correct lower head carriage and using her tail well.

2. Sharpe’s Tivalake Crystal Ball At Rosettia JW

Such a great moving bitch with correct head carriage and using her tail so well. Good coat and colour, well balanced head, correct almond shaped eyes, strong neck, well laid shoulders, compact body, would just like a little more height of foreleg to complete the picture.

3. Shore’s Redaurora Golden Dream Nov Ex RL3



Open Bitch (9)

1. Adshead’s Danehaven Vermilion For Afonbach SHCM

Well presented in good coat and colour and certainly makes the most of herself. Well balanced head tapering gently from stop to nose, lovely expression, strong neck, well laid shoulders, deep chest and good width of front, strong hindquarters, moves so very well with easy stride and correct head carriage. Res. Best Bitch.

2. Smith’s Tivalake Anything Goes At Tollisty JW

Another who goes round the ring so well using her tail and carrying her head correctly, just not as good in front as winner. Well balanced head , well sprung ribs, compact body, and strong hindquarters, nice size and type.

3. Moult & Savoury’s Sh.Ch. Eusanit Naughty But Nice for Croftwell JW


Veteran Bitch (1)

1. Burchell’s Tivalake Cover Girl RL1

What a picture this bitch makes with her lovely coat and colour and her almond shaped eyes giving such a lovely expression.Classic head proportions with large well opened nostrils, strong neck running into well laid shoulders. Well sprung ribs and deep chest , compact body and strong hindquarters, moves really well with a nice easy stride and correct forward head carriage and lovely happy temperament. Best Bitch and BOB.