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Full Critique for LKA 2017
Judge : Mrs Sally Pointon
This critique reflects the judge's opinion
based on what they saw on the day of the show.
|My thanks to the officers and committee of LKA for the opportunity to judge at this prestigious end-of-year show - and to my two stewards. the rings are a great size at this show, and the dogs really stand out on the blue carpet. I feel I had a representative entry with some well-filled classes. and, as to be expected, there were some difficult decisions. Considering the weather in certain parts of the UK, the absentee rate wasn’t too high, with just one class decimated. Type/style, size and proportions were quite mixed - as were heads, mouths (not so many good mouths this time) and bone. the majority of exhibits were soundly made, with just a few out at elbow. and temperament was, on the whole, good. I was very happy with my line-ups - and of course my main winners, all of whom represented the breed for type, quality and sound well-boned frames, as well as being in fine condition.|