• Show Date: 16/08/2019
  • Show Type: Championship Show
  • Judged by: Michael Caple Contact Judge
  • Published Date: 02/11/2020

Dachshund Club Of Wales

Breed: Best In Show

                The Dachshund Club Of Wales Championship Show 2019

It gave me great pleasure to judge BIS for The Dachshund Club Of Wales, held in conjunction with the Welsh Kennel Club Ch Show.

Unfortunately because of timings of the Groups in another part of the showground, the judging of BIS was delayed. 

I was delighted with the Best Of Breeds sent through for my appraisal & competition was very strong. I was certainly spoilt for choice.

BIS : Silvae Trademark. Wire Haired 

If this l/br bitch is a “Trade Mark “ of Silvae breeding, her owners can feel very proud. A bitch of outstanding quality, holds a well balanced outline of correct proportions with excellent angulation, text book front, well ribbed back, is fit and firm all through, coat of excellent harsh texture, movement is so sound & true, to top it all she is an outstanding showgirl, could not be denied the top spot.

RBIS : Larkhund Black Panther Darsomes. Long Haired

This young b/t dog, of considerable quality was in close contention for the top spot, certainly masculine yet with a touch of elegance, holds a super outline of correct portions, is so well put together, handsome headpiece carried on lengthy neck, deep & lengthy ribbing, short strong loin, well angulated hammy quarters, good bone & well bunched feet, positive sound parallel movement, in excellent coat & condition.

BPIS : Swansford Gabrieldor. Long Haired

Another outstanding Long, this s/r baby must have an exciting future, of lovely size, shape & outline, correct proportions, such a handsome headpiece, text book well filled oval thorax, forehand construction is straight out of “Sayers Standard Of Points”

good bone & well bunched feet, well ribbed back, short strong loin, broad hammy well angulated quarters, moved out as his construction indicated, with sound parallel movement away & back together with good reach & drive, another in excellent coat & condition. We will certainly hear more of this youngster.

RBPIS : Metadale Lark Ascending. Miniature Smooth Haired

Lovely headed light red youngster, excellent construction, with the required angulation, super well filled front, good bone & feet, fit & firm all through, moved out really well, should have a bright future.

BVIS : Ch. Carpaccio Jasper From Hamoura ShCM. Smooth Haired

Handsome 7 yr b/t of excellent breed type, lovely head & eye, elegant neck, excellent outline, pleases in top & underline, well constructed, well ribbed back, sound in his movement.

Mike Caple