• Show Date: 01/04/2023
  • Show Type: Championship Show
  • Judged by: David Craig Contact Judge
  • Published Date: 28/07/2023

Scottish Dachshund Club

Breed: Dachshund (Miniature Wire Haired)

Scottish Dachshund Club Championship Show

1st April 2023

Thank you to the committee for inviting me to judge the Miniature Wirehaired and Wirehaired varieties without CCs.

Dachshund (Wire Haired)

Veteran D or B (1):

1. Eldred’s Bramalodge Amiety at Derdeldash, 9 years bitch shown in good condition, pleasing head, coat and length, went happily;

Puppy (2):

1. Eldred and Dickinson’s Dakotadax Check Mate, black/tan bitch of 9 months, overall nicely constructed with pleasing head, body and hindquarters, quite well made in front, has a pleasing outline which she maintained on the move where she is sound and goes with drive, BB and BP;

2. Simpson’s Cumhaill Cream, 10 months male with pleasing head, shown in very good condition, well handled, not the topline of 1;

Junior (2):

1. Corner’s Cishelvine Portia at Carcorn, red bitch of 17 months, shown in fit, well muscled condition, scored in having better width of chest and hind action compared with 2, RBB;

2. Mackenzie’s Stanegate Savannah with Sweetihoundz, a pleasing type and shape overall but would benefit from being shown in harder, fitter condition;

Post Graduate Dog (2):

1. Tinker-Haldane’s Dollydash Never Enough, pleasing overall shape which he maintained more on the move, pleasing tail carriage and coat, RBD;

2. Eldred’s Derdledash Naughty Neptune, has virtues but disappointed in how he carried his tail and rather shortstepping in front;

Limit Dog (2):

1. Ord’s Cloudside Sebastian of Marnadee, handsome, masculine dog of 2.5 years, shown and presented to advantage and in good muscular condition, there is no mistaking his gender, has pleasing head, eye and topline, good legs and feet, correct coat, and moved soundly, BD and BOB, and continued to excel by winning BIS under Jan Pain from a strong line-up.

2. D Never Enough

Open Dog (2):

1. D Never Enough

2. Binks’ Tannahill Oslo, nearly five years of lovely temperament, good coat and in excellent condition, he behaved like a true gentleman with his young handler who presented him well;

Post Graduate Bitch (2):

1. Eldred’s Derdledash Moon Beam, pleasing overall shape with pleasing head, shown in good condition, moves better behind than in front, had the better outline maintained on the move;

2. Simpson’s Jollylong Joshua’s Gem, shown in good condition, just preferred the topline on the move of 1;

Limit Bitch (1):

1. Dickinson’s Derdledash Dakota at Dakotadax, just over 2 years, this bitch had pleasing topline and overall outline standing, better moving behind than in front, shown in excellent condition;

Open Bitch: no entries

Dachshund (Miniature Wire Haired)

Post Graduate Dog (1):

1. Corner’s Carcorn Fabulous Frank, shown in fit, hard condition, pleasing head and eye, would prefer better front assembly and rather cut up in underline, moved happily, RBD;

Limit Dog (1):

1. Kirkwood’s Beetlejuice Vitoraz at Helydon, pleasing head, good body and topline, happy mover, better front assembly would result in a less choppy action, BD;

Open Dog (No entries)

Puppy Bitch (1):

1. Whitehouse’s Gralinn Sunshine Dancer, feminine bitch of pleasing overall shape, good topline held on the move, moved freely, RB and BP;

Junior Bitch (2):

1. Stephenson’s Bothlyln Sweet Missy at Wistex, overall has a pleasing outline that is maintained on the move, good topline and hindquarters and correctly carried tail, would just prefer better front assembly;

2. McIntosh’s Ceffylmor Ardanberg, shown in lovely condition, sweet disposition, would prefer better tail carriage and a better coat;

Post Graduate Bitch (4):

1. Stephenson’s Wistex Taking It Easy, overall presented the most typical picture in this class, pleasing coat and overall outline, good hindquarters used on the move, a shorter loin would be an advantage;

2. Whitehouse’s Rioban Trinket, pleasing overall outline, shown in good condition, not quite as good behind as 1;

3. Corner’s Gragareth Girl at Carcorn

Limit Bitch (1):

1. Corner’s Carcorn Violet Valentine, pleasing head, eye and coat, shown in lovely condition, good rapport with handler, would prefer a better tail carriage on the move;

Open Bitch (2):

1. Russell and Graham’s Sheez Got It Russteck, two years bitch of overall pleasing type, outline and balance, good to go over, pleasing head, coat and well ribbed, good hindquarters, kept outline on the move where she went soundly, BB and BOB;

2. Whitehouse’s Ir Ch Baltiyskiy Talisman T’Cesaria Evora, shown in good condition, just not the coat and movement of 1;

David R Craig (Judge)