• Show Date: 06/05/2022
  • Show Type: Championship Show
  • Judged by: Ian Sexton Contact Judge
  • Published Date: 09/05/2022

Birmingham Dog Show Society Ltd

Breed: Norfolk Terrier

Birmingham Dog Show Society (National Dog Show)

Friday 6th May 2022

Judge-Ian Sexton

I would like to thank the committee of the National Dog show for inviting me to judge the breed today, I had a very enjoyable day, and thank you to my very efficient stewards who the ring running nicely. I would also like to thank the exhibitors for their entries there were many quality dogs and bitches entered making some decisions very difficult and some very promising youngsters.

Norfolk Terriers

SBD (3)

1st. Miss S Harrison’s Jacquidon Rich Tea.

A 10 month old who needs closer inspection to appreciate his virtues, he is well put together, balanced and in proportion, head of the correct proportions, dark eyes, and the correct bite. Well laid shoulders and upper arms, short back and a level topline, nicely angulated rear quarters and he moved soundly, it will be interesting to see how he develops, well handled, and presented, Best Special Beginners.

2nd. Miss L V Powel’s Watercroft Brown Boots.

A 2 ½ year old and larger than the first placed dog, head and skull correct, well set ears, correct length of muzzle and correct bite. I would prefer more lay back of shoulders, coat texture good, level topline, correct tail carriage, movement was true and sound.

3rd. Miss Jade Violet McFadden’s Watercroft Spotted Dick.

MPD (4)2

1st. Mrs C Thompson-Morgan’s Belleville Plum Picker.

At almost 9 month old a lively puppy with attitude, well constructed, head of the correct proportions, dark eyes, and the correct bite. Neck well set on and shoulders well laid back, level topline, correct coat texture, nicely angulated rear quarters and he moved with drive and purpose, best puppy dog and Best Puppy.

2nd. Miss D Britten’s Krisma Snap Chat.

An 8 month old, masculine and well developed, head of the correct proportions, ears well set on, strong muzzle and the correct bite. Correct coat texture, nicely angulated front and rear, level topline and the correct tail set, moved soundly but just preferred the overall movement of the first placed dog.

PD (4)

1st. Mrs E D Darnell’s Jaquidon Hot of the Press.

A 10 month old, masculine and showing the correct breed type, balanced and in proportion, correct coat texture, head and skull well developed, strong muzzle, dark eyes, and the correct bite. Strong neck, well laid back shoulders, level topline and a deep chest, ribs carried well back and nicely angulated rear quarters, his movement was sound and true.

2nd. Miss S Harrison’s Jacquidon Rich Tea.

3rd. Mr A Gullick’s I can boogie at Jaeva naf taf.

PGD (4)

1st. Mrs C Thompson-Morgan’s Belleville Expectation.

A 21month old B/T, little shown but a quality youngster, showing the correct breed type, balanced outline, and the correct proportions throughout, broad skull, wedge shaped muzzle, dark eyes, and the correct bite. Well laid shoulders and upper arms, deep chest and a well sprung ribcage, ribs carried well back, correct tail set and strong rear quarters, low set hocks, he moved soundly with reach and drive, a very promising youngster and well deserving of the CC today.

2nd. Miss J V, Mr R J and Mrs B Mullen’s Watercroft Pop Muzik At Tamodan.

A 3 year old, (RW) smaller than the first placed dog and I would prefer a little more size and substance, good proportions and balanced, head good, dark eyes and the correct bite. Level topline, deep chest coat of the correct texture, nicely angulated front, and rear quarters, he moved soundly.

3rd. Miss L V Powell’s Watercroft Brown Boots.

LD (3)2

1st. Miss G Simpson’s Brickin Wish Me Luck At Megalex.

A 3 ½ year old RW with the correct head proportions, dark eyes and the correct bite and dentition, coat of the correct texture, well laid shoulders and a deep chest ribcage carried well back. Level topline, I would have preferred a little more bend of stifle, but he moved with a lively gait.

2nd. Miss D Jenkins Kinsridge Talking Point.

A 2 ½ year old RW, typical outline, balanced and in proportion, masculine head, dark eyes and the correct bite and dentition, correct coat texture, strong neck, level topline, deep brisket, well sprung ribcage, and ribs carried well back. His movement was sound and true, and he moved soundly, but I would have preferred more reach in front.

OD (3)

1st. Mrs A Smith’s Ch Javidel Despicable May.

A 4 ½ year old and good condition throughout, a typical and balanced outline, correct coat texture, broad skull, well set ears, strong muzzle, and the correct bite. Strong neck, well laid shoulders and upper arms, deep chest, ribs well sprung and carried well back strong loin, nicely angulated rear quarters and moved soundly showing reach and drive in profile, he pushed hard for the CC, but I just preferred the youthfulness and vibrancy of the CC winner, RCC.

2nd. Mrs R Gee’s Ch Watercroft Boozy Miller.

A 2 ½ year old and another quality example of the breed, balanced throughout, typical head proportions, dark eyes and the correct bite and dentition. Strong neck, well laid shoulders, deep brisket, and a well sprung ribcage. Level topline and the correct coat texture, strong rear quarters and the correct bend of stifle, his movement was sound and true and showed reach and drive in profile.

3rd. Mrs C Thompson-Morgan’s Belleville High life.

SBB (1)

1st. Mr D C Walker’s Watercroft Golden Spice.

A 2 ½ year old bitch, feminine head proportions, dark eyes, bite could have been better, neck well set on, nicely angulated front and rear quarters, level topline, coat of the correct texture, she moved soundly coming and going.

MPB (5)2

1st. Mrs R Gee’s Watercroft Treacle Toffee.

A 7 ½ month old, very feminine with a typical breed outline, balanced without exaggeration, nicely angulated front and rear quarters, head of the correct proportions, dark eyes, and the correct bite and dentition, deep chest, well sprung ribcage, level topline. Coat of the correct texture, her movement was sound and true, a very promising youngster.

2nd. Miss D Jenkins Kinsridge Ha’penny.

A 7 month old who needs time to develop, feminine head, dark eyes, I would prefer a stronger muzzle, correct bite, and dentition. Correct coat texture, level topline, she moved soundly but I would prefer stronger rear quarters.

PB (3)2

1st. Miss D Jenkins Kinsridge Songbird.

A 9 month old very promising puppy, balanced and in proportion with a lively disposition, head proportions correct, dark eyes, strong muzzle and the correct bite and dentition, neck well set on, well laid shoulders and a deep chest. Level topline, coat of the correct texture, nicely angulated rear quarters, and low set hocks, she moved well showing reach and drive in profile.

2nd. Dr David Alan Feller’s Belleville Hopes and Dreams.

An 11 month old with a balanced outline, head of the correct proportions with a feminine expression, dark eyes and the correct bite and dentition. Neck of the correct length, deep chest, and a level topline, coat of the correct texture. I would have preferred more length to her upper arms, and this affected her front movement when coming on.

JB (4)3

1st. Mr A Gullick’s Jaeva What The Hell.

A 16 month old B/T, she has a lovely typical breed outline, compact and strong, broad skull, well set ears and a dark eye, strong muzzle, neck well set on, well laid shoulders and upper arms, deep chest and well sprung ribcage, ribs carried well back. Level topline, correct coat texture and the correct turn of stifle, her movement was sound and positive, well presented and a promising youngster.

2nd. Mrs Jill Stevenson’s Brickin Dare To Dream.

A 16 month old, and heavier than the first placed bitch, head of the correct proportions and typical expression, dark eyes and the correct bite, strong neck, nicely angulated front and rear quarters, deep chest, level topline and coat of the correct texture. She moved with a lively gait showing reach and drive in profile.

3rd. Mrs R Gee’s Watercroft Gin Fizz.

YB (3)

1st. Miss D Jenkins Kinsridge Tippy Toes.

A 15 month old and a very promising youngster, showing a typical outline, balanced and in proportion, head showing the correct proportions, broad skull, strong muzzle, dark eyes and the correct bite and dentition, neck well set on, well laid shoulder blades and upper arms, deep brisket, well sprung ribcage, and ribs carried well back. Level topline and strong rear quarters with the correct bend of stifle and low set hocks. She moved soundly with reach and drive in profile, another very promising youngster, I was very pleased to award the RCC.

2nd. Mrs R Gee’s Watercroft In The Que.

A 20 month old showing a typical outline, dark eyes, and the correct bite, I preferred the head of the first placed bitch, nicely angulated front and rear quarters, level topline, correct coat texture, her movement was a little erratic on the day.

3rd. Mrs A Smith’s Javidel Oh Me Oh May.

PGB (2)

1st. Mrs C Thompson-Morgan’s Belleville Secret Hopes.

An 11 month old, showing maturity for a young bitch, typical outline, feminine head and expression, dark eyes and the correct bite, ears well placed, neck of the correct length, well laid shoulders and a level topline, deep brisket, correct spring of rib and ribs carried well back. Nicely angulated rear quarters and low set hocks, her movement was sound and true, pleased to award her best puppy bitch.

2nd. Mr D C Walker’s Watercroft Golden Spice.

LB (3)

1st. Miss R Gee’s Watercroft On Your Marks.

A 15 month old, another very typical example of the breed showing balance and being compact with a short back, level topline and nicely angulated front, and rear quarters. Broad skull, dark eyes, strong muzzle and the correct bite, well laid shoulders, deep chest, and well sprung ribcage. Her movement was sound and true showing reach and drive in profile.

2nd. Mrs a Smith’s Javidel May I Present.

A n 18 month old B/T, a young bitch showing balance in her front and rear quarters, level topline, deep chest and well sprung ribcage, broad skull, dark eyes and the correct bite, muzzle of the correct length, I just preferred the head of the first placed bitch, coat of the correct texture and well presented, she moved well, being sound and true.

3rd. Mrs Jill Stevenson’s Brickin Tell Me all.

OB (2)

1st. Mrs C Thompson-Morgan’s Belleville Natural High.

At almost 2 years old she impressed me immediately with her overall balance, breed type and a happy lively disposition, she is feminine but strong throughout, broad skull, ears set well apart, dark eyes and a strong wedge shaped muzzle. Strong neck, well laid shoulder blades and upper arms, good forechest, deep brisket and a well sprung ribcage, ribs carried well back. Strong rear quarters with the correct bend of stifle, and low set hocks, correct feet, her movement was sound and true coming and going and she showed reach and drive in profile, I had no hesitation in awarding her the CC and very pleased to find out that it was her third on the day, CC, and BOB.

2nd. Mrs R Gee’s Watercroft Gold Leaf.

A 19 month old RW, and a little smaller than the first placed bitch, typical outline, head of the correct proportions, dark eyes and the correct bite, and a strong muzzle. Neck of the correct length, well laid shoulders and a deep chest, well sprung ribs. Level topline, strong loin and nicely angulated rear quarters and low set hocks, her movement was sound but moving a little wide behind today.

Judge-Ian Sexton