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Full Critique for Shih Tzu Club 2013

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Judge : Mr Paul Stanton
This critique reflects the judge's opinion
based on what they saw on the day of the show.

Minor Puppy Dog
1stDebshore Fifty Shades of GoldA most lovely gold puppy to go over with a well built front and hind quarters really lovely expression with well placed eyes good underjaw good neck and topline moved very well and was very sound coming and going lovely temperament.
2ndCh. Keytor All That Jazzvery glamourous puppy with an excellent length of neck very good body for age needs to develop in stop then his muzzle will not look so long. Excellent tail set and carriage a very showy puppy in lovely coat who moved rather well.

Puppy Dog
1stAmbergate FirestarMahoghany and white with an excellent outline low with correct length of back very well developed body and forechest lovely head most beautiful coat of correct quality moved soundly bt wish he had a better tail set.
2ndYenoor Shamrocks Legacy at SuzitzuBlack and white with a beautiful head and expression quite well bodied for age with a beautiful neck too tall and high on legs good tail in lovely coat and moved quite well

Junior Dog
1stSantosha Shogun with SherthianGold and White with a very good outline well shaped head with lovely expression very good neck needs to body up and tail is is carried a little to flat on back a sound mover but needs more drive and flick up.
2ndEthelsmead Life Of Riley (JW)Black and White a little to compact in body but strong and good spring of ribs beautiful head and expression excellent tail carriage beautiful coat needs more dive behind.
3rdYenoor Shamrocks Legacy at SuzitzuBlack and white with a beautiful head and expression quite well bodied for age with a beautiful neck too tall and high on legs good tail in lovely coat and moved quite well

Beginners Dog
1stSantosha Shogun with SherthianGold and White with a very good outline well shaped head with lovely expression very good neck needs to body up and tail is is carried a little to flat on back a sound mover but needs more drive and flick up.
2ndYenoor Shamrocks Legacy at SuzitzuBlack and white with a beautiful head and expression quite well bodied for age with a beautiful neck too tall and high on legs good tail in lovely coat and moved quite well

Maiden Dog
1stAmbergate FirestarMahoghany and white with an excellent outline low with correct length of back very well developed body and forechest lovely head most beautiful coat of correct quality moved soundly bt wish he had a better tail set.
2ndYenoor Shamrocks Legacy at SuzitzuBlack and white with a beautiful head and expression quite well bodied for age with a beautiful neck too tall and high on legs good tail in lovely coat and moved quite well
ResCh. Keytor All That Jazzvery glamourous puppy with an excellent length of neck very good body for age needs to develop in stop then his muzzle will not look so long. Excellent tail set and carriage a very showy puppy in lovely coat who moved rather well.

Novice Dog
1stAmbergate FirestarMahoghany and white with an excellent outline low with correct length of back very well developed body and forechest lovely head most beautiful coat of correct quality moved soundly bt wish he had a better tail set.
2ndEthelsmead Life Of Riley (JW)Black and White a little to compact in body but strong and good spring of ribs beautiful head and expression excellent tail carriage beautiful coat needs more dive behind.

Graduate Dog
1stShirmin Ben Me ChreeVery good size and balance good expression very good body and forechest excellent balance and length of neck and tail carriage really good coat quality movement was sound enough but could have a little more drive.

Post Graduate Dog
1stCh. Ethelsmead Catch A Dream for LaurmerandVery elegant gold and white with a beautiful neck and tail strong topline well shaped head but would like eyes a little larger good pigment well shaped and developed forechest and body moved with strong action and beautifully presented
2ndShirmin Ben Me ChreeVery good size and balance good expression very good body and forechest excellent balance and length of neck and tail carriage really good coat quality movement was sound enough but could have a little more drive.

Mid Limit Dog
1stTsantha Walkin On Sunshine Over SazkeyA well balanced gold and white with a good neck and excellent tail very nice head with an excellent wide under jaw well shaped body excellent coat quality would like more animation in hind movement.
2ndShirmins Coming Through (Sh.CM)Black with a little white markings whom i found just a little to tall and leggy good body shape rather thin easy mover with a good hind action super coat quality.

Limit Dog
1stCh. Chanikos Thats The Dream JWMahogony and white with a beautiful silhouette with a good strong neck and lovely tail carriage excellent head shape and good eye colour but just a shade close together very good body sound and easy mover lovely coat quality and presentation. I liked this dog so much that i was pleased to award him the DRCC.
2ndCh. Bellwaycharm Time Zone for Tilbe JW ShCMCream and white with a lovely outline quite a good head and expression good body with a very strong topline moved quite well and with great style beautiful coat and presentation.

Open Dog
1stCh. Santosha SandcastleGold and White with a most lovely balance and outline both standing and when moving lovely expression with excellent pigment beautiful neck and in balance to tail carriage excellent strong body and forechest beautiful big coat which sometimes made him look bigger then he is. Delighted to award him the DCC and a very worthy winner in my mind.
2ndCh. Harropine Comanche Among Carlita ShCMGold and white with a lovely arched neck and well carried tail very good head and expression good strong body beautiful coat stylish mover with a happy alert temperament

Veteran Dog
1stPaliden Shining StarA lovely coloured and very happy veteran who has an excellent outline lovely head and expression excellent length of body and very good front well carried tail in beautiful coat and condition and moved very well
2ndAnibes Bee-Yond Belief (Imp)Looked a little small in this class but of correct size with an excellent silhouette most lovely head and expression with beautiful eyes and strong under jaw excellent forechest and long ribcage in very good coat moving well but tail carriage a little to loose due to lack of plume.

Minor Puppy Bitch
1stCh. Rossvale Secret ObsessionBeautiful, her expression goes straight into my heart beautiful eyes and pigment a very stylish and sound mover strong topline and well developed body.
2ndMifcahs Great ExpectationsGold and white with a lovely balance but still a little high in hindquaters lovely expression and excellent pigment very good bone and body stylish and moves very well good typical puppy tail carriage

Puppy Bitch
1stPopeye’s Creme De La Creme (JW) (Imp Swe)A grey black beauty who is very elegant and showed with great style really beautiful expression excellent neck and good strong topline although just a little high at the back lovely tail set and carriage very well developed body excellent coat moved soundly. BEST PUPPY.
2ndRossvale Be DeliciousGold and white who had lovely style and really good movement lovely expression with good pigment very good body and tail carriage excellent coat.

Junior Bitch
1stLaurmerand Trick Or TreatBeautiful balanced black lovely eyes and a perfect tight reverse scissor bite but lacking a little in chin excellent body and forechest really lovely coat lovely female.
2ndMifcahs Made To OrderA very showy gold and white who moved well and with lots of style lovely balance sweet feminine expression still needs to develop in forechest and body excellent coat.
3rdDaltricia Goddess HimaliaA nicely balanced red and white but still needs to develop more in forechest and a little to thin very nice expression and pigment excellent tail moves with very good style coat a little dry.

Beginners Bitch
1stShihmali Mum’s The WordGold and White with a most lovely head and expression set off by good eyes and pigment good body needs a better tail and more drive in hindquarters and top line to be firmer excellent coat.
2ndAiyannas Sealed With A KissA well balanced grey gold and white who has a very good body and forechest very nice eyes but still needs a little more size and finish to head excellent coat quality moved quite well.

Maiden Bitch
1stAiyannas Sealed With A KissA well balanced grey gold and white who has a very good body and forechest very nice eyes but still needs a little more size and finish to head excellent coat quality moved quite well.
2ndDaltricia Goddess HimaliaA nicely balanced red and white but still needs to develop more in forechest and a little to thin very nice expression and pigment excellent tail moves with very good style coat a little dry.

Novice Bitch
1stAiyannas Sealed With A KissA well balanced grey gold and white who has a very good body and forechest very nice eyes but still needs a little more size and finish to head excellent coat quality moved quite well.
2ndDaltricia Goddess HimaliaA nicely balanced red and white but still needs to develop more in forechest and a little to thin very nice expression and pigment excellent tail moves with very good style coat a little dry.

Graduate Bitch
1stTansingh When We CollideRed and White with super style and temperament but still needs to develop more in body and a little thin nice head quite a good side movement but needs more angulation very good coat quality.
2ndShihmali Mum’s The WordGold and White with a most lovely head and expression set off by good eyes and pigment good body needs a better tail and more drive in hindquarters and top line to be firmer excellent coat.
3rdAiyannas Sealed With A KissA well balanced grey gold and white who has a very good body and forechest very nice eyes but still needs a little more size and finish to head excellent coat quality moved quite well.

Post Graduate Bitch
1stTansingh All You Need Is LoveBlack with white markings who has a most lovely outline and balance lovely expression with beautiful well placed eyes excellent strong neck to lovely tail carriage very good bone and body shape. Topline could be a little straighter showed really well and has excellent coat quality
2ndCh. Cloughlea One Step Beyond DolhaCream and white with a most beautiful feminine head shape strong topline a little taller than i really like very good body and front assembly giving excellent front movement but needs a little more drive behind
ResShihmali Mum’s The WordGold and White with a most lovely head and expression set off by good eyes and pigment good body needs a better tail and more drive in hindquarters and top line to be firmer excellent coat.

Mid Limit Bitch
1stCh. Santosha Sweet CherryA lovely feminine gold and white with quite a good head and expression lovely neck balancing with her tail very good body of good shape and well developed hind quaters moved rather well in really beautiful coat.
2ndPekoe Star Attraction JWA gold and white who has lots of energy and super temperament well balanced with an excellent neck and tail quite a good body quite nice head and expression excellent coat quality needs to be a little stronger in hind movement.

Limit Bitch
1stMiracey Star Dancer For Carlita JW ShCMElegant honey coloured bitch a little larger size very alert and happy with a lovely expression excellent forechest and body needs more hind extension beautifully presented coat and in excellent condition

Open Bitch
1stCh. Tameron Miss Belle D OpiumMost beautiful balance and outline lovely neck with excellent matching tail carriage very good head shape with lovely feminine expression well developed forechest and strong front excellent coat of correct quality loved her style on the move and was pleased to award her the BCC and finally BIS/BOS
2ndCh. Miracey Fruity KissesA very glamorous and beautifully balanced bitch with good feminine expression but would like a little larger skull most lovely neck and tail very good side movement with excellent style in beautiful coat and condition and presented perfectly. More then happy to award her the RBCC and RBIS.

Veteran Bitch
1stCh. Sygar Looking For GoldGold and white with lots of attitude and alert temperament lovely feminine expression would like a little wider in front and in body beautiful coat quality and condition moved with excellent style and very good movements.
2ndCh. Chelhama Leading Light JWGold and white a little bigger than first but with an excellent feminine expression very good body and forechest excellent tail also in beautiful condition and coat of excellent quality sound mover.