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Full Critique for Paignton 2018

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Judge : Mrs Bridgette Croucher
This critique reflects the judge's opinion
based on what they saw on the day of the show.

A small but quality entry especially in the bitch classes. Many thanks to exhibitors for an enjoyable day.

Minor Puppy Dog
1stQuingshui The Legacy Begins- smart, confident dog. Such a lot to like about him. Kind, intelligent expression. Pleasing head, good body, correct bone, good topline, correct coat for age, moved happily. Hopefully he won’t grow on.
2ndEssvana Lord Flash Heart at Lacorala very raw baby who moved happily and seemed to be enjoying his day. Super temperament. All the basics are there - just needs time to develop.

Puppy Dog
1stEssvana Lord Flash Heart at Lacorala very raw baby who moved happily and seemed to be enjoying his day. Super temperament. All the basics are there - just needs time to develop.
2ndPassernomen Boni Moresa dog with a handsome head and pleasing expression. Difficult to assess - he needs more practice and training. Would prefer him on a smaller scale.

Junior Dog
1stDaltricia Kwakwali JW ShCMexcels in showmanship. Head carried correctly, good neck and shoulders, good tail set. Correct well-made body. Good bone. Confident mover.
2ndSistasu Silver Top ShCM, pleasing dog in many ways. I liked his expression, good eye shape and colour, correct topline and coat. Moved correctly. I would just prefer a better muzzle.

Yearling Dog
1stMiddletune Wildest Charmermasculine in head which is of correct shape. Good eye, correct muzzle. Good topline and tail set. A tad lethargic on the move.

Post Graduate Dog
1stMiracey Son of A Preacher Man for Matshaa smart, easy moving dog. I liked his head, good eye, good muzzle. Good topline, all in proportion, ideally, I would like a bit more of him.
2ndStubbina Herbert Pocketsolid dog in good hard condition. Not over confident but did enough. Good dark eye, well bodied, correct bone. Moved adequately.

Limit Dog
1stDaltricia Mondego JW ShCMI liked this dog last time I judged and I haven’t changed my mind. Love his arrogant attitude and natural showmanship. His solid black colour makes him harder to assess but I found him well balanced all through. Excellent body, good topline and tailset. His head is carried correctly and is masculine without being overdone. Moved with style. CC
2ndCarlita Reason To Dream JWanother of lovely type. Pleasing head and expression. Correct eye shape. Well bodied, good topline and tailset. Moved with style.

Open Dog
1stCh. Weatsom Margarets Legacy for Quingshui JW ShCManother exhibit with that arrogant attitude that is so appealing. Super head with correct muzzle and well-shaped eye. Correct body, good topline, lovely tail carriage, steady mover. Quality all through, RCC
2ndCh. Cremefern Sweet Talkin Guy JW ShCMShorter in body than my winner with everything in proportion. Pleasing head with masculine expression. Good coat of correct texture. Steady mover.

Minor Puppy Bitch
1stMinfaa La Cucarachafull of mischief and determined to play the clown today. Pretty head, good eye, correct muzzle. Firm body, good topline, correct bone. Very erratic on the move but it will come with practice.

Puppy Bitch
1stZeeva Reflectionsheaded a lovely quality class. Loved her overall deportment, held herself so proudly daring me not to give her first place! Pretty head with a lovely feminine expression. Correct neck, good topline and tailset. Well bodied, correct bone. Moved truly. An exciting prospect. BP
2ndMarpalyn Super Starsuch a pretty girl, I loved her head which is set on a correct neck. Warm and mischievous eyes of correct shape. Ideal size, correct body, good topline, coat just right for age. Moved truly.

Junior Bitch
1stPeekin Miss Jazz Ming-Tuanother lady full of her own importance. Lovely dark eyes full of expression. Correctly shaped head. I liked her overall shape, correct bone and body. Could be a tad truer in front but she is very young still.

Beginners Bitch
1stCarlita Time to Samba JWa sweet unexaggerated bitch with a lovely expression. Well made all through and so sympathetically handled, she moved with style. Congratulations on winning the Utility Special Beginners group.

Yearling Bitch
1stCarlita Time to Samba JWa sweet unexaggerated bitch with a lovely expression. Well made all through and so sympathetically handled, she moved with style. Congratulations on winning the Utility Special Beginners group.

Post Graduate Bitch
1stShirkeira Leather N’Lacelovely clean outline with good topline and correct tailset. Good head carriage, correct neck, pleasing eye. Moved with style.
2ndIsishouse Queen Meritaten for Chellanda, the naughty one! Pretty head, good body, correct topline. Did her own thing when moving, a real character.

Limit Bitch
1stMinfaa Pocahontas, immaculately presented she presents a well-balanced picture. Head is set on correctly, correct neck, good bone, pleasing topline. A steady mover, delighted to award her RCC.
2ndTameron Miss Parisanother of lovely quality. Cracking topline, well made all through with correct bone. Pleasing head, sweet expression. Another who moved with smooth action.

Open Bitch
1stCh. Tameron Miss Black Opiumso much arrogance - she’s a champion and she knows it! Lovely head, feminine expression, good pigment. Correct bone, excellent body, level topline, good tail set. A joy to watch on the move. CC and BOB
2ndMinfaa Dancin Cheek To Cheek at Middletuneanother quality bitch who presented a clean outline. Good topline, correct neck. Sweet expression, another steady mover.