• Show Date: 31/05/2019
  • Show Type: Championship Show
  • Judged by: Raewyn Dowsett Contact Judge
  • Published Date: 02/11/2020

Southern Counties Canine Association

Breed: Papillon

Southern Counties Papillon, 31 May 2019.

My sincere thanks to the committee the invitation to award CC’s for the first time in a breed I have had an interest in for many years, albeit a fair few since I was an exhibitor of them. I was delighted with nearly 100 entries.  For me a papillon should be a natural beauty, dainty and graceful and light on its feet, some sound moving dogs unfortunately dropped a few places as for me they were too heavy. I felt the high tail was lacking somewhat in the overall entry. I would like to that my stewards for their attentiveness, efficiency and the sweeties, and to all of the exhibitors for their support in a good sized entry. I thoroughly enjoyed the appointment and certainly felt like I had a smile on my face all day.

Minor Puppy - Dog

Entries: 5 Absentees: 1

1st GLENIREN WHO'S YOUR DADDY (MR G & MRS I ROBB) an 8 month old tri who certainly draws the eye as he enters the ring, he is presented in gleaming coat and condition, lovely large mobile ears, medium sized dark eyes, mouth ok, black pigment, head presentation was overdone for me. He has lovely bone and hair feet, fairly long in body with good spring of rib and holding a level topline. I would like a little more lift to tail. He stands and moves so confidently and is already a showman just needs to tighten in front. BPD.

2nd PAPPRETTY I WANT A HERO (C D ANDERSON), 6 months RSW who was a lovely size. Very good head, balanced with dark eyes, good mouth, firm ears, defined stop. Well proportioned in body, tail a little flat for me, good bend of stifle and fine boned.


Puppy – Dog

Entries: 1 Absentees: 0

1st MOWLAY LETS BOOGIE TO MELANGEL (MRS M, MISS B & MISS J MANN) a dainty B/W of good size presented in a beautiful silky coat. He had an attractive head that was well balanced and very pretty dark round eyes, I would have liked a larger ear but they were well set and firm. Well developed chest and good spring of rib, hare feet, movement was parallel.

Junior – Dog

Entries: 9 Absentees: 3

1st MAGIC SUNRISE ACE VENTURA (IMP LVA) (MRS C & MRS C LEE-SLATER & KEWLEY) a very typy 16 months presented to me in the most fabulous condition with a coat to die for. The most beautiful balanced head with good mouth, dark round eyes, fine muzzle and defined stop. His ears are large, mobile and attentive. He carried a well arched neck, held a level topline and had a gorgeous high plumed tail, he was more finished than 2nd. Moved lightly and positively on a loose lead. 

2nd MELANGEL HIGHLAND BY DESIGN AT JHANAKIA (MRS S & MRS J AUSTIN & THOMPSON) lovely boy, B/W who had just dropped his coat. Another with a fabulous head piece, large mobile ears, slightly rounded skull, alert expression. This boy is dainty with fine bone and moved with confidence.


Yearling – Dog

Entries: 7 Absentees: 2

1st RINGLANDS OLIVER TWIST (MRS J OCKENDEN) RSW a little wild child this chap, he had a lovely sized and overall balance, balanced head with everything in the right place, large well set ears. His overall carriage was good, moved out on a loose lead, retained a level topline and had a beautiful high tail and plume.

2nd AMICAE HIGHLAND GLEN (MRS G BREEN) a tri with the most impressive fringes. His overall appearance was that of a dainty dog, he was a little broad in muzzle for me but well defined stop and dark round eyes. He was presented in a lovely silky coat, another with good bone and hare feet.


Graduate – Dog

Entries: 2 Absentees: 0

1st INIXIA EVER READY EDDIE SHCM (MRS S STANBURY) this chap was a baby when I first judged him and I was certainly not disappointed with how he has matured. A R/W he scores for his overall breed typical head, beautifully placed ears and alert expression. He is a lovely size, well developed chest, good ribs and lovely lay of shoulder. He has fine bone down to hare feet, tail is ok. He moves parallel at all times and delighted to award him res CC, I felt he was a good match to my more mature CC winner.

2nd JOHNASTA RED ADMIRAL OF CINTARSHE (MRS P DAVIDSON) lovely sized lemon boy presented to me with a gorgeous coat of pure silk. He is nice for size and overall balance, lovely long toes, his head was a bit heavier than first.

Post Graduate – Dog

Entries: 7 Absentees: 0

1st FEORLIG ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE AT GOLDENMIST (MRS C PETTY) dainty tri with good head. Excellent mouth, lovely dark round eyes, He had a good deep chest, well ribbed, fine bone down to good feet, excellent tail set and high plume. He wasn’t so keen on the table but went well on the floor retaining level topline.

2nd TALIESYN BLACK WALNUT (MRS G A GEARY) lovely temperament on this tri boy, carrying a bit less coat than the winner, defined, well balanced head with good stop, nice mouth and pigment. Correct bone, legs and feet, moved well but not as steady as one and a flatter tail.


Limit – Dog

Entries: 8 Absentees: 0, Some variation in type in this class

1st RINGLANDS TIMELESS GIFT (MRS P MUNN) pale R/W who scores on his ears and coat above all else. He is built on long, fine bone and covers the ground well; his movement has some real drive to it. I would have liked a bit more width to back skull but has enough overall balance. He has the most amazing, large mobile ears with lovely firm leathers and super fringes. His head is carried on a well arched neck and he has a nice high plume giving a balanced outline in profile. Beautifully presented coat of pure silky texture.

2nd INIXIA FOLLOWER OF FASHION (MRS A & MRS S BOUGHTON & STANBURY) B/W slightly smaller and more compact than my winner, another with typy head and expression, although slightly smaller ears than winner they was well used. Stands on good legs and feet and moved out well, the winner had the edge on drive for me. Lovely silky coat.


Open – Dog

Entries: 7 Absentees: 3

1st CH FEORLIG SMARTY PANTS JW SHCM (MISS K F & MR E L MILLER & RYAN) a fully mature 5 years old RSW. He entered the ring knowing he had a job to do. On first inspection he stood with good balance, just the right length to height ratio. His head is of very good type, excellent dark eyes and pigment, large fringed ears that were mobile and attentive, defined stop and refined muzzle. Very good lay of shoulder and rear angulations allowing him to move with purpose and correct reach and drive but all the time with a light and dainty stride and retaining level topline. Lovely muscle tone and body all through. Presented in first class condition. His profile movement gave him the edge over a stunning bitch to take best of breed. CC & BOB.

2nd MELANGEL HIGHLAND VOGUE AT JHANAKIA (MRS S & MRS J AUSTIN & THOMPSON) another 5 year old R/W again great head with balance, good mouth, dark eye and pigment. He had a strong and reachy neck into well laid shoulders. Standing he had a good overall balanced outline, fine bone and good hare feet. A very nice tail plume. He was just lacking the coat of first today.


Special Beginners – Dog

Entries: 3 Absentees: 0 Withdrawn:2

1st   MELANGEL ZACHARY AT LINDANWAYE (MR W N & MRS L C JURY) RSW with lovely typy head and strong ears carrying great fringes. Nice tail set and plume over back. He moves out well in front, I would just like a bit more positivity in rear action. Good feet.

Veteran - Dog Or Bitch

Entries: 7 Absentees: 1

1st JHANAKIA HIGHLAND DESTINY (MRS S & MRS J AUSTIN & THOMPSON) this 12 year old boy is no stranger to me and always puts on a good show. Bite correct although teeth left at home today. He is the most attentive showdog with alert expression. He has a good overall size, fine bone, and excellent hare feet. Still a darkness and twinkle in his eye. He has the correct head and good rib. Carrying a correct, high plume. BVIB.

2nd CONYSLUCK MASTER PIP (MISS C LETCH) heavier coated than my winner. He had such a lovely expression and was a little more compact. He retained a level topline and his movement was accurate out and back. Nice long feet and excellent plume.


Minor Puppy – Bitch

Entries: 4 Absentees: 3

1st BERESTEAD HAUTE COUTURE (MRS A J MATTHEWS) a dainty 8 month old RW with good mouth, gently rounded skull, enchanting dark eyes. Lovely ears set back. She had a well set tail and retained a level topline both standing and moving; went well in all directions.

Puppy – Bitch

Entries: 3 Absentees: 0

1st SKYVANA XPOSE (MISS S C LANGDON) 12 month B/W who headed a class of promising bitches. First and second were well matched for size and performance. 1st really reminded me of the type of papillon around when I exhibited, totally natural without exaggeration. Feminine in head with finer muzzle than skull, defined stop, dark sparking eye. She was covered in a real quality silky coat and was the more mature of the two today. Delighted to award her res CC and BPIB. She will do well.

2nd METAMORPHIC VISTA (MRS K J & MS A J WELLS & BROWN) again such lovely breed points and close to one. The most enchanting head and expression; a little broader than first in muzzle. She is a real show girl, alert, well placed and used ears, good body. Will change places I am sure.


Junior – Bitch

Entries: 10 Absentees: 3

1st MAGIC SUNRISE BELIEVE IN ME (IMP LVA) (MRS C & MRS C LEE-SLATER & KEWLEY) I absolutely loved this 13 month tri bitch. For me she is of excellent size with a real typy head and expression. Excellent proportions, darkest of eyes and pigment. He coat is divine and presented to perfection, it shines with health and is pure silk. She has a high tail standing and moving and that is something she does with ease. She lost out in the challenge to her more mature kennel mate.

2nd ELANGEL ENCHANTING EVITA AT JHANAKIA (MRS S & MRS J AUSTIN & THOMPSON) RSW slightly finer in bone than first and another lovely bitch. Standing she didn’t quite match the length of body to my winner. Overall much to like as all in the right place. Correct head, ears and expression, hare feet, well set tail. Good size. She will do well.


Yearling – Bitch

Entries: 7 Absentees: 0

1st FEORLIG SMART COOKIE (MISS K F & MR E L MILLER & RYAN) and extremely alert RSW. Fine and dainty as called for by the standard. She had excellent angulations, built with slightly longer leg and this all together allowed her excellent forward reach on the move. Skull slightly rounded, ears well set and used. Dark round eyes, ex mouth. Straight front, tight elbows and good bend of stifle. She was slightly longer in loin than 2nd and had an excellent tail plume and carriage. Well handled.

2nd ABLAZZOR ANGEL OF THE NORTH AT PANSPAYON JW (MISS S ORCHARD) another alert little lady, slightly smaller than my winner. Classic head and expression, dark alert eyes. She stands so well on good legs and feet with level topline, nice plume. Covered in a coat of good texture she presents herself well and holds nice outline and moves parallel.


Post Graduate – Bitch

Entries: 5 Absentees: 0

1st KAZKELL MILO'S DREAM JW (MRS K MASKELL) a lovely sized tri with great overall balance and holds a lovely outline. Pleasing in head with defined stop, good mouth, and dark round eye. Could be a little more refined in muzzle. Alert and attentive. Good deep chest and excellent rib which was lacking in a lot of the bitches. Decent length to loin, well muscled. Covered in a silky coat. Moved foot perfect.

2nd STAGEDOOR STRIPPER FOR TONKORY (MRS J K GREGORY) another tri, lovely typy head and excellent ears well fringed. Another who is good to go over, everything is where it should be, good height to length balance, great tail set and plume. Stands on fine legs and feet. Was not matching the winner on rear drive today but lots to like.


Limit – Bitch

Entries: 6 Absentees: 1

1st RINGLANDS TREASURE SUNSHINE (MRS P MUNN)R/W very feminine. Balanced and well proportioned head to skull, the most amazing large well fringed ears and lovely dark eyes. Enough chest and well laid shoulder; she retained a level topline standing and moving. Decent length to loin, tail well set and an impressive plume. Good rear angulations and moved freely with good drive.

2nd ZOLOTO PRINCESS QUEENSLAKE (MESDAMES T & C WOODCOCK & LEE-SLATER) a smaller and more dainty tri she was so exuberant and really wanted to go. Overall well proportioned, stands a little ten to two at front, good chest and excellent rib. Typy head. Excellent tail set and carriage and superb muscle.


Open – Bitch

Entries: 7 Absentees: 0 This was a lovely class but varied in type and all could change places.

1st CH JORGEALIN CAST A SPELL FOR KINGSHAVEN (MRS C LEE-SLATER) the epitome of dainty to me. Great size to this 4 year old tri lady. She is so light and free flowing in her action. On inspection there is very little to change. Her head is stunning and she uses her ears constantly. She has the darkest of eyes and pigment, a slightly rounded skull and fine muzzle with excellent bite. Her topline never falters, her plume is high and well carried and I was delighted to award her the CC and res BOB.

2nd CH TRICIANBRI TUPPENCE A KISS JW SHCM (LT CDR B & MRS P COX) R/W and a real little trooper, she showed with such verve. Super for size and shape. Alert mobile ears that perhaps could be a touch larger. Slightly finer in head than the winner; dark eyes and good mouth with defined stop. Lovely fine bone and feet. Great tail set, plume and carriage. She was so alert and responsive and moved with great purpose.


Special Beginners – Bitch

Entries: 1 Absentees: 0

1st CRELIATOWN TRAILING QUEEN (MRS K TIDMARSH) an 8 year old B/W who moves out with accuracy and is parallel. A bit heavier in head than I prefer but balanced. In lovely coat. BSB.


Raewyn Dowsett.