Midland Counties critique

Glen of Imaal Terrier: DOGS – P (2,1a) 1 O’Hanlon & Mountford’s Pajantick Jimmy Mack, wheaten with nice head & expression with round eye, good mouth with big strong teeth, pleasing body for age, good topline with rise to loin, strong quarters, moved & handled well. PG (2) 1 Rogers’ Jeonty Wanabee Bauer, lovely wheaten dog, grand head with correct eye shape & colour, good mouth & underjaw, good front & bow with nice turn out at pasterns, well ribbed body with rise to loin, went well with good drive from strong quarters; 2 Welch’s Romainville Brannigan at Broolland, nice dog. Just out of Puppy & not the maturity of 1. Lots to like about him with lovely head, nice ears, correct mouth, good front & feet, body yet to come but plenty of time. In good coat, well handled. O (3,1) 1 Welch’s Ch Int Ch. Brockland Brayhead Lad, stunning blue dog of quality, grand head with good skull & muzzle, nice ears, well set round brown eye, good mouth , good in front with nice bow & turn out at pasterns, nice overall length with pleasing body & strong quarters, enough rise to loin, went with drive, in good coat & lovely condition. BD & with my co-judge’s agreement BOB; 2 Garner’s, Johnny Be Good at Romainville, lovely wheaten dog with lots to like about him, lovely well shaped head, neat rose ears, correct bite with strong canines, good bone, pleasing well ribbed body of nice length, correct top line with rise to well muscled loins, strong quarters, in good coat, moved & handled well. RBD.-Gwen Small

Bitches: PG 1) Jeonty Lola May at Wickholm. Good size, very typical in outline with a hard well muscled body & strong loin, good sized skull with dark eye & strong jaw, decent forehand with good bone, strong well muscled hindquarters, moves well. 2) Romainville Lily, in slightly better coat than 1, good skull with stromg jaw, just a shade lighter in eye. Well ribbed strong body & loin, very pleasing profile action. 3) Amhard Feeling So Cool. O 1) Romainville Rhian, good strong head with adequate foreface & strong jaw, good forehand with well padded strong feet, well ribbed with strong loin & typical topline & tailset, free moving with a strong easy action. In the challenge for BOB my co-judge & I were in agreement that the lovely dog should represent the breed in the group.BB. 2) Amhard Extra Spice, pleases in head with good width of skull & strong foreface, good forehand with adequate breadth of chest & strong body. Just a shade more exaggerated in topline than 1 but soundly made & a good mover. RBB. Tom Mather