• Show Date: 09/05/2019
  • Show Type: Championship Show
  • Judged by: Jeff Horswell Contact Judge
  • Published Date: 02/11/2020

Birmingham Dog Show Society Ltd

Breed: Maremma Sheepdog

Birmingham National Maremma

Congratulations to the small band of breeders and owners who keep this breed going in the UK. Its been a while since I have judged them, I thought temperament and soundness are much improved. Sp Beginners D ne Puppy D ne Junior D ne Limit D (1) 1st: 1646 GOLD, Mrs B & DOWNES Mrs J Ceppo Di Arajani (Imp) It Typy d of correct proportions. Masc head, good width of skull, well filled under the eyes. Muzzle shorter than skull. Super eye and expression. Medium neck. Enough body. Holds a firm topline, could be tidier out and back. BOB Open D (1) 1st: 1644 DOWNES Mrs J Milwyr Won't Get Fooled Again Mature male in full coat. Liked his head. V good eye and expression. Moderate neck. Well made front, although just a bit wide coming towards. Well bodied. Lost his topline slightly moving. Well made rear , just a bit close going away. RBD Veteran D (1) 1st: 1647 GOLD, Mrs B & DOWNES Mrs J Milwyr Jupiter Lucetius Del Amicitia Playful 8 year old. Head is balanced and masculine. Good neck. Moderate front angulation and could have a little more width of chest. String topline. Well bent stifle and low hocks. Sp Beginners B. ne Puppy B ne Junior B ne Limit B (1) 1st: 1643 ATKINS Mrs J Zaffiro Bianco At Silvermere Standing i liked her v much. She has a fem head. Super eye and expression. Medium neck. Needs a bit narrow in front. Has a firm topline, slope to croup. Just playing around in front on the move. BB Open B (1 abs) Veteran B ne

Jeff Horswell