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WELSH KENNEL CLUB critique

25 Aug

Glen of Imaal Terriers

A pleasing entry with much quality & type. I enjoyed my first CC appointment in the breed.

VD (1 Entries) Abs: 0 1st:  HADLEY Mr A C & Mrs D M T Ch Donvaleset Rebus. A dog I have liked before & I still do. Nice head, eye & mouth. Lovely front & shoulder. Good bone & body. Desired topline & tail. Good coat for age. Moved well. Best Veteran

PD (2 Entries) Abs: 0 1st:  HOGBURN Miss L Pajantick Razamataz Pleasing one of 10 months. Very nice head. Lovely eye & mouth. Correct ears. Good bone for age. Correct front, nice topline & tail. Pleasing coat, very good mover. 2nd:  HARDY Mr & Mrs M L & A Amhard Lightening Flash. Bit younger than winner but much to like. Nice front & body. Correct eye. Tail rather curled. Not so good in head as winner & moved with head down.

JD (1 Entries) Abs: 0 1st:  TOBIJANSKI, Miss J & TOBIJANSKI Mrs W Romainville Becks Blue For Zippor  Excellent head with lovely ears. Nice head & mouth. Good in front. Correct topline & balanced body. Good angulation both ends. Coat of nice texture, moved very well.

PGD (3 Entries) Abs: 0 Nice class of Wheatens 1st:  HANNINGTON Miss A Boudivella Oscar. Mature, with a lovely head. Ears O.K. Nice neck & front. Very good bone & body with desired topline. Balanced body proportions. Good angulation. Correct coat. Moved well. 2nd:  ROGERS Mr I F & Mrs B Kingcottage Boogie On Basil. Similar type but not as mature. Again he had nice head & ears. Good in topline & tail. Angulation front & rear O.K. Moved quite well. 3rd:  HARDY Mr & Mrs M L & A Amhard Justin Thyme

LD (2 Entries) Abs: 0 1st:  ALSTEAD Dr J Golden Spurs. Lovely head, excellent eye & mouth. Correct ears. Nice front & shoulder. Desired topline & tail. Correct coat. Moved very well, balanced all through. Res CC. 2nd:  GEORGE Mrs K A Romainville Jazz Man. Another pleasing one with lovely head properties. Good ears. Nice front & topline. Tail O.K. Excellent coat. Moved well, teeth not so good as winner.

OD (3 Entries) Abs: 0 1st:  HOGBURN Miss L Pajantick Star Trooper. Lovely mature wheaten male. Beautiful, head, eye & ears. Good mouth with lovely teeth. Correct front, neck & shoulder. Good bone & body. Correct topline & tail. Nice angles both end. Well presented, correct coat. Moved very well. Dog CC & BOB which makes him up. Well done. 2nd:  SAGE Mr J A & Mrs J Romainville Fast N’furious At Wickholm. Slightly smaller one but of good type. Pleasing in head & topline. Good tail carriage. Nice coat, moved well. 3rd:  HARDY Mr & Mrs M L & A Amard High Flyer

VB (1 Entries) Abs: 0 1st:  HADLEY Mr A C & Mrs D M T Donvaleset Domino. Feminine lady of 8 years. Good in head properties. Nice eye, good neck & front. Excellent pigmentation. Firm body. Bit lacking in rise in topline. Moved quite well.

PB (2 Entries) Abs: 1 1st:  SAGE Mr J A & Mrs J Wickholm Breaking Dawn. Youngster of lovely type ably shown by her young handler. Best of heads, good eye & mouth. Correct front & bone. Firm body for age. Coat coming along nicely. Moved very well. Best Puppy.

JB NO ENTRIES

PGB (3 Entries) Abs: 1 1st:  JAMES, Mr P & Mrs D & O’BRIEN Mr J & Mrs A Amhard Jessie Jay. Quite a nice one but could be stronger in head. Correct eye & mouth. Nice front. Good in topline & tail. Well angulated. In good coat. Moved quite well. 2nd: Amhard Jeez Louise. Longer cast than winner & out of coat. Pleasing in eye & mouth. Moved quite well.

LB (1 Entries) Abs: 0 1st: GEORGE Mrs K A Romainville Maggie May. Very pretty wheaten with lovely feminine head. Well balanced all through. Excellent ears. Nice topline. Correct front. Good coat. Would not use her tail though she moved quite well, cost her the CC. Could have taken her home. Res CC

OB (2 Entries) Abs: 0 1st:  GEORGE, Mrs K A & GARNHAM, Mr M & GEORGE K Romainville Fade To Grey. Feminine in head, nice ears & expression. Excellent front & topline. Lovely eye. Good angulation both ends. In good coat & condition. Moved very well to win the CC. 2nd: SAGE Mr J A & Mrs J Jeonty Lola May At Wickholm. Wheaten of 8 years. Lovely teeth, ears not so good. Correct topline & front, moved well. Good coat. Different type to winner.

General observations: Teeth on the whole were very good & of lovely size. Pigmentation wsa good as were feet. Ears also were generally as desired & coats varied as one would expect. For a numerically small breed I feel they are moving in the right direction. Well done

P Chadwick (Judge)

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Posted by on August 25, 2016 in Dog Shows, General Glen Things

 

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2 responses to “WELSH KENNEL CLUB critique

  1. glenn

    August 28, 2016 at 12:03 am

    Why would a Glen feel the need to use its tail?

     
    • E-F-G

      August 29, 2016 at 7:21 pm

      Glenn, where’ve you been? Missed you

       
 
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