• Date: 17/05/2019
  • Show Type: Championship Show
  • Judge: Kristine Malinowski Contact Judge
  • Published Date: 09/06/2019

Scottish Kennel Club

Breed: Belgian Shepherd Dog (Tervueren)

SKC

Sadly the venue proved a challenge for our breed with some Belgians obviously unsettled.

BSD TERVUEREN

Post Graduate Dog  1st Gilmore's Bonvivant Moonrushing. 2Yrs. Medium sized male, pale fawn, of good type. Medium length head, flat skull, muzzle slightly pinched, parallels not quite. Well enough chiselled. Lovely black eye, could be a little more almond in shape, gentle expression. Well shaped ear of good size, shape and set, used well. Mask a little diluted. Arched neck onto square body, ok wither. Excellent bone. Good forechest and depth of chest for age. Front angles more moderate than rear. Moved lightly and with ease.

Limit Dog   1st Church's Invanse Who's Ya Daddy. Striking 20mth male of excellent breed type. Long clean head, flat skull, good stop and volume of muzzle. Well chiselled and good parallels. Well set and defined mask. Dark obliquely set almond eyes. Beautiful expression. High set ears of good size and shape. Excellent pigment on tight mouth. Excellent arch and reach of neck onto shapely body with good leg length. Enough depth of chest for age, forechest needs to develop and tighten. Good bone. Front angles more moderate than rear. This youngster did not give of his best until the very last minute of the challenge where his type and quality carried him through. DCC.

Open Dog   1st Fletcher, Finnigan & Church's Ch Invanse Red Hot ShCm 5yrs. Medium sized male. Good overall length head, showing a little strength through skull. Flat skull, good stop, ok parallels. Good volume of muzzle. Well chiselled. Well set mask, a little broken. Beautiful dark almond shaped eye with soft gentle expression. Super tidy ears, set well, could have been used to greater advantage. Arched neck, would prefer more length. Short, very shapely body with good withers. Good bone. Balanced angles front and rear. Steady side gait. RDCC. 

Puppy Bitch   1st Chenery-Robson's Hawkslight Peek A Boo. 11Mths babe. Well grown. Good overall length head, clean enough through. Flat skull, good stop. Parallels and muzzle still developing. Dark eye, would prefer a little more almond in shape, still a pretty expression. Mask well set though high. Medium tall ear, little open at base, well set and used. Good reach of neck onto body off square. Well enough developed forechest and depth for age. Lovely length of leg. Good bone. Front angles more moderate than rear. Sweet character. BPIB

2nd Church & Kirks's Invanse Frenz Wiv Benefitz. Medium length head little unbalanced skull to muzzle. Flat skull, good stop. Parallels and muzzle still developing. Good chiselling. Dark almond shaped eye, inquisitive expression. Well shaped ear, medium tall, set a little low. Well set and defined mask. Good reach of neck onto body slightly off square. Excellent bone. Shape would benefit from little more length of leg. Lovely red profuse coat. Good forechest for age. Balanced angles front and rear.

Junior Bitch   1st Hawksflight Peek A Boo

Open Bitch   1st Church's Invanse In Ya Dreams. My star of the day. Just short of 4yrs. Quality all through. Full of breed type with no extremes. Ultra feminine retaining elegance with substance neither at the expense of the other. Long clean head, flat skull, good parallels, well chiselled with good volume of muzzle. Good stop. Excellent well defined and set mask. Beautiful dark almond shaped eye, correctly placed giving a wonderful soft inquisitive expression. Well shaped ear, set high, and used well. Excellent reach and arch to neck onto short balanced body with lovely wither height. Good forechest and depth of chest with good leg length. Good bone. Front angles more moderate than rear. She is so beautifully balanced and harmonious viewed from any angle. Dam of my DCC. Love her. BCC & BOB

2nd Fletcher, Finnigan & Church's Invanse Sweet Dreams JW. Litter sister to 1 though slightly different in stamp – still a quality girl. Long clean head, flat skull, good parallels. Well chiselled. Well set and defined mask. Black almond obliquely set eyes with beautiful expression. Tall ears, well set and used. Well arched neck with good reach onto shapely body with good length of leg. Enough bone. Good forechest. Balanced angles front and rear. RBCC

Veteran Bitch    Both these girls were in excellent condition. 1st Dudd's Bergeau Scotch Mist at Cultlea ShCm 8yrs. Lovely warm red. Good overall length head, flat skull, excellent stop. Parallels not quite. Well chiselled. Dark eye, well placed, could be a little more almond in shape. Medium tall ear, a shade low in set , used to advantage. Well defined and set mask. Excellent neck of good length onto shapely body with excellent bone. Well developed depth of chest with good forechest. Balanced angles front and rear. Best mover on the day. BVIB

2nd   C&J Philips Sezanne Amour Dior at Tanje. 7yrs Still such a pretty girl. Good overall length of head, skull not quite flat, muzzle slightly pinched. Well chiselled. Ok parallels. Medium brown eye of good shape, feminine in expression. Ear could be higher set but well shaped and tidy. Well defined mask, slightly broken. Good neck onto short very shapely body with balanced front and rear angles. Enough bone. Excellent depth of chest and good forechest. Light on the move.

  KRIS MALINOWSKI (JUDGE)