• Show Date: 04/05/2023
  • Show Type: Championship Show
  • Judged by: Jeff Horswell Contact Judge
  • Published Date: 28/07/2023

Birmingham Dog Show Society Ltd

Breed: Bouvier Des Flandres

Birmingham National

Bouvier des Flandres

I thought generally the quality was good here.

S Beginners D. ne

Minor Puppy D ne

Puppy D (1)

1st: 112 DALLOW, Mr Stephen & DALLOW, Mrs Helen Alex-Sidney Vom Wilden Suden (Imp

Really super pup to start. Just stands himself so v well. He has a well proportioned head. Correct eye and expression. Medium neck. Good front. Well sprung ribs although he is just a fraction long in loin. Firm topline. Strong rear. Accurate on move just a little moderate in stride. Thick coat. BP & RCC

Junior d (2.1)

1st: 118 LAMBERT, Mrs Fiona & EASTHAM, Mrs Marj Bouvpilot Sullenberger

Liked his outline and shortness of back. Maybe could have a bit more width of skull. Correct neck. Well laid shoulder. Slightly short in upper arm and can firm in front. Firm topline. Plenty of hind angulation, over kicks in the rear slightly. Super coat.

Yearling d ne

Post grad d ne

Limit d(1)

1st: 121 NICHOLS, Mrs L Nikolaev Malbec

Very easy moving d. Has a well proportioned head. Good eye and expression. Maybe just a little long in neck. Well laid shoulder. Deep chest. Firm topline. Super rear with good turn of stifle and low hocks. V good coat. CC

Open d (3,2)

1st: 110 BURNETT, Miss C Ch Mon Cher Talisman

Mature male. He has a super head of strength, good skull. Dark eyes. Just a bit too much neck. Liked his depth body with well sprung ribs. Ok loin. Well made rear, just needs a bit more power and muscle going away. Lengthy profile action.

Veteran d ne

S beginners b ne

Minor puppy b (1)

1st: 115 JONES, Mrs A M & JONES, Miss H M Abbiville Royal Invincible

Delightful fem baby having fun. She has a well-proportioned head. Correct neck. Slightly tied in elbow. Well bodied with firm topline. Well bent stifle with low hocks. Uses rear well.

Puppy b (1)

1st: 123 SCHOFIELD, Mrs Bianca Theadora Medusa V. D. Dambaern Hoeve at TheanaB

Fem b.. Her head is well proportioned, could be better in expression but eyes are dark. Correct neck. Her angulation is moderate and balanced. Can deepen in chest. Well ribbed back and she is firm in topline. She has slightly too much slope to croup. Went well.

Junior b (2,1)

1st: 111 BURNETT, Miss C Mon Cher Miss Behavin'

Liked her shape and proportions. She has a fem head of strength. Well balanced muzzle to skull. Correct neck.” I liked her front. Deep chest. Well ribbed. V good rear. Accurate on move but could be a bit more together in profile. RCC

Yearling b ne

Post grad b ne

Limit b (3)

1st: 125 SIMMONS, Miss Wendy & PIERPOINT, Mrs Cheryl Chepam Queen of Swords

Square b who looks a little leggy. Best mover in class. She has a v good head. Correct neck. Well made front, legs well under her. Enough fill of chest. Firm in topline. Shorter in loin than her opposition in this class. Firm topline. V good rear, which she uses so v well

2nd: 120 NICHOLS, Mrs L Nikolaev Anuke

Liked her proportions. She has a well balanced head. Correct neck. Liked her front. She is slightly long. Moderate rear, could just use better going away. Better coat than winner.

3rd: 127 BRUINTJES SCHAAP, Ms HE Opale Pearl vd Vanenblikhoeve

Open b (4,1)

Difficult class to sort as they all were slightly different.

1st: 126 BRUINTJES SCHAAP, Ms HE UK Ch Sennah Damy vd Vanenblikhoeve

Fem b of correct size. She has a v good head. Well filled under eyes. Good eye and expression. Correct neck. Best front of these three with decent fill of chest. Would like a shorter back, but loin is fairly short. Good topline. Super rear. Moves v well.

2nd: 109 BELL, Mrs Lyn M & LAMBERT, Mrs Fiona & EASTHAM, Mr Bouvpilot Pipe

More of her than 1. She has a well proportioned head. Correct neck. Quite a good front but would like more fill. Lengthy in back, holds a level topline. Good rear. Could be tidier in front but v good profile action.

3rd: 114 JONES, Mrs A M & JONES, Miss H M Nikolaev Seret At Abbiville

Veteran b (1)

1st: 124 SIMMONS, Miss Wendy Ch Chepam Woronora Sh.CM

Really super b of 7 years. So v accurate out and back and goes with an easy stride. She has a v good head. Correct length of neck. Super front. Well sprung ribs. Firm in topline. Correct hind angulation. V good coat. Top class b. CC & BOB

Jeff Horswell