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Full Critique for Paignton 2021

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

Many thanks to my wonderful stewards Karen and Martin Johnson who kept everything running smoothly.

Minor Puppy Dog
1stMatsuba King Of HeartsLovely eye-catching puppy who is full of character and shows a lot of promise, super head and expression, well pigmented, correct nose placement and wide jaws, well made body and good bone, level topline and good tailset which he carried well, nicely angulated rear, and moves soundly holding his outline and showing full pad. Res Dog CC and BPD.

Puppy Dog
1stCremefern Trigger A Storm At SymarajuEye-catching dog with a beautiful broad head, excellent pigment, dark expressive eyes, good length of neck, level back, well angulated rear, lovely jacket, moves well holding his outline. His overall balance and better tail carriage won him the class
2ndSantosha Dark Secret With CoursaniMasculine head with good width between eyes, good pigmentation, strong neck set into well placed shoulders, broad ribcage and level back, well angulated rear, moved freely holding his shape.

Junior Dog
1stQuingshui Gingers NinjaNicely balanced honest dog with a pleasing head and expression, good width to jaws and well set nose, strong neck and level topline, thick padded feet, good coat, moved freely and carried tail well.

Novice Dog
1stSantosha Dark Secret With CoursaniMasculine head with good width between eyes, good pigmentation, strong neck set into well placed shoulders, broad ribcage and level back, well angulated rear, moved freely holding his shape.

Post Graduate Dog
1stCorrlough By My Side At MaitreyaMasculine dog with plenty of bone, pleasing head and eye, good nose placement, standing on well padded feet, strong body with good ribcage, he needed more animation on the move.
2ndCentastage DominoNicely balanced with masculine head and pleasing expression, muzzle well furnished and good pigmentation, good width to chest and depth to body, level topline, didn’t hold his shape on the move he needs more confidence.

Limit Dog
1stAshmakin Bodacious Smooth for JaxTzu JW ShCM ShCEXNicely balanced honest dog with a lovely head and dark well placed eyes giving a lovely expression, good width to jaws and well set nose, strong neck and level topline, correct tail set, well padded feet, good coat, moved freely showing full pad
2ndMinfaa Sundance KidBalanced with masculine head and pleasing expression, strong muzzle which is well furnished, well set eyes, good width to chest and depth to body, moved well holding his shape.

Open Dog
1stCh. Miracey Zero HourLovely dog of excellent type and very well proportioned throughout, lovely head and arrogant expression with wide square jaws and well placed nose with open nostrils, correct stop and excellent pigmentation, good furnishings complete the picture, he has a strong well arched neck which is set into good shoulders and stands on thick feet, well-made body of correct depth, strong well angulated rear with high set tail, in hard muscular condition throughout, all this topped by a lovely jacket, he moved round with style and the right amount of arrogance. Dog C.C.
2ndChanikos Living The Dream at EthelsmeadWell presented male of good size with plenty of bone and a well covered body. Nicely proportioned head with wide muzzle, correct stop and dark eyes. Good reach of neck, sturdy body and good tail carriage. Very positive on the move with good reach and drive.

Minor Puppy Bitch
1stMinfaa Christmas CarolFeminine lady of good proportions with a lovely head and well set expressive eyes, nicely arched neck and deep body with rounded ribcage, high tail set, held her outline on the move.
2ndDebeaux Say What You CeePretty baby with balanced head proportions and lovely expression, good ribcage and well angulated rear, high tail set, moved with style, just needs time to mature.

Puppy Bitch
1stZeeva Mirror ImageAnother stunning bitch from this kennel, she is of excellent type and confirmation, with the most exquisite head and expression, good stop and correct nose placement, broad jaws and well set ears which framed the face to create a beautiful overall picture, she has a strong well arched neck which is set into good shoulders, with correct bone and stands on firm thick feet, excellent ribcage of correct depth and with a level topline and high tail set, all topped by a good jacket for a youngster, she flowed effortlessly round the ring with great presence and the right hint of arrogance but still retaining her cheeky puppy character, I absolutely loved her and in the challenge she out moved everything and I was delighted to award her the C.C. BOB and Best Puppy.
2ndCavateena Situla Scarlet for LavrilAnother lovely puppy, very pretty and well balanced throughout. Excellent head, dark eye, tip-tilted nose and dark pigment. She has a good neck, rib and top line and excellent tail carriage. Stands on well padded feet and moves freely.
3rdDensown Black OpiumFeminine lady of good proportions with a lovely head and well set expressive eyes, strong arched neck and deep body with rounded ribcage, high tail set, just needs to mature, in this class she decided not to mop the floor and held her outline on the move.

Junior Bitch
1stDensown Black OpiumFeminine lady of good proportions with a lovely head and well set expressive eyes, strong arched neck and deep body with rounded ribcage, high tail set, just needs to mature, in this class she decided not to mop the floor and held her outline on the move.

Novice Bitch
1stSantosha Ice Queen of Coursani.Lovely type with correct confirmation, very feminine with exquisite head and expression, broad jaws, correct ear placement, well arched neck of good length, super body with a level topline covered with a good coat, well set tail, firm well padded feet, moved with purpose and sailed effortlessly round the ring, she pressed very hard in the challenge. Res Bitch CC
2ndCorrlough Standing OvationPretty bitch with balanced head, well set eyes and lovely expression, good feet but would like more rib and coverage, she needs to fill out as she is too narrow for me, she has a good coat and has plenty of sass on the move showing full pads but moving close.

Yearling Bitch
1stSantosha Ice Queen of Coursani.Lovely type with correct confirmation, very feminine with exquisite head and expression, broad jaws, correct ear placement, well arched neck of good length, super body with a level topline covered with a good coat, well set tail, firm well padded feet, moved with purpose and sailed effortlessly round the ring, she pressed very hard in the challenge. Res Bitch CC
2ndMiracey Disco FeverAnother lovely bitch, very feminine and nicely balanced, standing on good feet and with a nicely rounded ribcage with good coverage, just needs more confidence.

Post Graduate Bitch
1stAshmakin Red Is The Rose At Jaxtzu (IKC) JWStylish bitch who is well balanced and with a pretty head and expression, good broad jaw and well-set nose, arched neck of good length and level back with high set tail, moved freely holding her shape, just needs to tighten up in rear movement.
2ndMarhilway Spirited EdgePleasing head and expression, nicely balanced throughout, firm body topped by a good jacket, held her outline on the move but was not extending as well as winner and was a shade close behind.

Limit Bitch
1stCentastage Just ImagineWell proportioned bitch with a super head & expression, good reach of neck set into well placed shoulders, rounded and deep ribcage topped by a good coat, correct tailset & stylish on the move.
2ndMatsha That’s Amore At SnugglebrookAnother quality bitch with good head and expression. Good width to jaw, wide chest and well boned. Nicely covered well sprung ribcage. Nice balance and good tail carriage, moved out well.

Open Bitch
1stCh. Tameron Miss Black OpiumClassy lady of good type, well balanced with a super head and dark expressive eyes, she has a well arched neck of good length, nicely covered ribcage, with a level topline and high set tail, in full coat, she is a very free flowing mover going round, but in the challenge the youngsters moved better fore and aft.
2ndCh. Miracey Fruity KissesBeautiful feminine bitch with a broad head and large dark eyes, nice arch to neck, deep chest, level back, well rounded thighs, moved with reach and drive, in such fabulous condition for 10 years.