• Show Date: 07/10/2023
  • Show Type: Open/Limited/Sanction
  • Judged by: Geoffrey Thompson Contact Judge
  • Published Date: 08/10/2023

Plymouth & District Canine Society

Write ups

Plymouth and District

Canine Society

7th October 2023

Firstly I would like to thank the committee for asking me to judge at their show. The venue was ideal and well set out.

Having judged some of the breeds before, the breed type has been maintained.

Alaskan Malamute

Post Graduate and Open Classes- NO Entries

Bouvier Des Flandres

Post Graduate- No entries

Open- 1 entry

1st Hill's INGO-USCHI V D VANENBLIKHOEVE 5 year old black male of good proportions and type. He has a clean cut, well developed head with prominent beard and moustache. Overall a well coupled dog with movement that doesn't have any clumsiness. BOB

Giant Schnauzer

Post Graduate-1 entry

1st-Sherborne TYSHUNDE EXCLAMATION KID 3 year old black male with workmanlike expression and outline. Correct head proportions and neck clean, without loose skin, well set on shoulders. Moved well, keeping the correct top line whilst moving. Would have liked a little more coat to show the all weather style of dog. RBOB

Open- 1 entry

1st Ellis' DASVAL LITTLE MAN ShCEx 4 year old male of exceptional proportion. Alert expression and clean head furnishings, without being overdone. Slightly longer in body than winner of Post Graduate, but keeps general balance and movement not exaggerated. I liked how this male covered the ground fairly easily when moving. BOB


Special Yearling- 2 entries, 1 absent

1st- Cox's GERTLUSH NIMUEH FOR RAINWINDS 2 year old light red bitch with good outline and appearance. Very keen, yet affectionate expression. Enough wrinkle when aroused. Well set neck onto well balanced body. Clean, sound mover. BOB

Post Graduate- 3 entries, 2 absent

1st- Irwin/Shepard- WHITBULL SEE THE STARS Another 2 year old. Fawn in colouring. Overall ample outline and figure. Would have liked a slightly brisker move round the ring. RBOB

Open- 3 entries- all absent


Post Graduate- 0 entries

Open- 1 entry

1st Vick's AVA VON DER ALTEN FESTUNG AT VICKANGELS JW ShCEx OSW (IMP HRV) 6 year old bitch with correct tan markings. Not the biggest of girls, but most importantly, sound and in proportion. Clean head and skull. Well muscled neck and body. Movement gave impression of purpose without being restricted. BOB


Post Graduate- 1 entry, 1 absent

Open- 2 entries, 1 absent

1st- Carter- ZENTAUR THE FIZZ FACTOR 2 year old black male, conveying noble, devoted and general affectionate appearance. Good shape of muzzle and head, giving the gentle and pleasing aptitude. Well developed topline and chest. Slightly rolling gait as required and coat typical of the breed. BOB

Great Dane

Post Graduate- 0 entries

Open- 1 entry, 1 absent


Post Graduate- 2 entries

1st Tonkin/Pellow- ROSANYOS KISS THE GIRLS 10 month old fawn male with impressive appearance. A very nice head with no exaggerations. Correct bite with a clean neck. Body giving square appearance and front quarters as they should be at this age. Moved with vigour and purpose. RBOB

2nd Richards' GALICAR INCOMMUNICADO WITH ASTRALUNE 6 month old brindle girl. She has many attributes and is developing well. Very happy and wanting to please both owner and everyone she meets.

Open- 3 entries, 1 absent

1st Richards' MARKINSHELL POMBEAR AT DAJOXX 5 year old fawn male with a wonderful front and head. Expression keen and happy. An overall, complete package. Moved with keen spirit. BOB

2nd Tonkin/Pellow ROSANYOS FLAMENCO DANCER Another pleasing puppy. 6 month old fawn girl with plenty of vigour and life. Moves well. BPIB


Open- 2 entries, 1 absent

1st Sabine's DACFOLKE LUCK OF THE IRISH 7 month old male. Confident and biddable, but was getting a little tired. Very nice expression, look of cheeky puppy, yet happy and confidence. Well proportioned for his age and will develop well with time. Moved OK, but tiredness setting in. BOB/BPIB

Bernese Mountain Dog

Post Graduate- 1 entry, 1 absent

Open- 2 entries, 1 absent

1st Bird's CH CULLUMBERN MILANO JW 4 year old male with desired colourings and markings. Powerfully built, yet active throughout. Adequate head, without any sort of exaggerations. Correct coat and movement well balanced. BOB

Siberian Husky

Post Graduate and Open- NO entries

German Pinscher

Post graduate- 1 entry

1st Kohlman's BRINTALA APOLLO 3 year old red dog with flowing outlines. Keen expression, a very workmanlike one. Very attractive head and correct neck. Just the right amount of this dog, without being overdone. Moved well. BOB

Open- No entries

Portuguese Water Dog

Post Graduate and Open- No entries.