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Full Critique for LKA 2019

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

Minor Puppy Dog
1stMiracey Sand Warrior For Tilbe8 mth g/w, masculine head, would like a softer eye, good mouth and bottom jaw, at this age would like him a bit shorter in body length, good body, topline and tail set, sound coming and going.

Puppy Dog
1stMayofox Matisseb/w, very good masculine head, he is of the right size, in good body, level topline and correct teapot tail, he is sound in movement coming and going and a good side gait, promising.
2ndTameron Mr Pure Xcess9 mth g/w, size, body, shape and balance all good, moves soundly from all angles, would like him with a more masculine head.

Junior Dog
1stShirkeira Ragamuffin At MiddletuneG/w, just out of puppy, super masculine head on a well balanced body, topline and hindquarters and tail set all good, excellent movement and sound, has a very bright future.
2ndShirkeira RazmatazzG/w, litter brother to my winner, not often you get two good show dogs in one litter, he has not got the masculinity in his head, otherwise same remarks as the winner.

Yearling Dog
1stShirkeira RazmatazzG/w, litter brother to my winner, not often you get two good show dogs in one litter, he has not got the masculinity in his head, otherwise same remarks as the winner.
2ndJadoremy Red Bounty ForeverG/w, strong masculine head, would like him a shade lower to the ground, correct front, body, topline and hindquarters, in good coat, won his place on his firmness in movement.

Post Graduate Dog
1stWarathwaite King Int North De JardhuG/w, 2 yrs, a super masculine head, great mouth, dark eye, lovely bottom jaw, he is well balanced, in good body and coat, good side gait and sound coming and going, when he matures up will make the grade.
2ndTameron Mr Ralph Lauren At PortiakissG/w, has a good masculine head, not the balance of my winner and I wish he was a shade smaller, in good coat, movement is sound from all angles.

Limit Dog
1stKeytor The Jazz SingerG/w, a lovely balanced dog with quality, in great body, topline and tail set, his movement is a joy to watch, so sound and free, my only wish is his head could be a bit more masculine. DCC and BOB.
2ndTa Maria Black Edition at Matsuba (Fin Imp)B/w, a masculine head, low to the ground, one of the best bodies of the day, good topline and strong hindquarters, good gait, just needs to firm up in hind action. Res DCC.

Open Dog
1stCh. Miracey Zero HourG/w, fully matured dog, great masculine head, good front, body, topline and hindquarters, teapot tail, sound but on the day he did not seem to put his all into his movement.
2ndCh. Ikar Juhua By Glamour (Imp) (Bel,)G/w, would like a more masculine head, right size and balance, in good body and coat, sound coming and going but not the drive in his side gait

Veteran Dog
1stCh. Cremefern Sweet Talkin Guy JW ShCMG/w, presentation very good, a good masculine head, well balanced body, good teapot tail, sound coming and going but lacked drive from behind. BV.

Good Citizen Scheme Dogs
1stShirkeira RazmatazzG/w, litter brother to my winner, not often you get two good show dogs in one litter, he has not got the masculinity in his head, otherwise same remarks as the winner.

Minor Puppy Bitch
1stChanikos Pocket Full O Dreams for ShanjoraG/w, 6 mths, a feminine head with a lovely sweet expression, length to height very good, good body, level topline, very good movement from all angles. One to watch.
2ndEBBONMERE PRINCESS OF LIGHTSolid g, a strong dark face, nice ear carriage and bottom jaw, front, body and hindquarters all good, tail set could be better, needs time on her movement.

Puppy Bitch
1stWarathwaite Royal DivaG/w. The first two are really lovely puppies, both have great feminine heads with that sweet expression, very nicely balanced bodies, strong hindquarters, both in very good coats and bodies, both have good side gaits, just preferred the hind movement going away of my winner. BP, both have a bright future.
2ndDebeaux Pudding ClubG/w. The first two are really lovely puppies, both have great feminine heads with that sweet expression, very nicely balanced bodies, strong hindquarters, both in very good coats and bodies, both have good side gaits, just preferred the hind movement going away of my winner. BP, both have a bright future.

Junior Bitch
1stMarpalyn Phab GoldSolid g, what a lovely bitch standing, right size, very feminine head and good expression, well balanced body, correct teapot tail and a joy to see move, very sound. I looked hard for the Res CC, just lost out on maturity. What a future.
2ndIsishouse Miss Moneypenny For ChellandaVery feminine head, good reach of neck set on well balanced body, level topline, good tail, sound coming and going, just not the drive in her gait of my winner, still a very nice bitch
3rdSassyshi Brimful Of AshaGr/w, strong head, would like it a bit more feminine, good overall shape standing, good body and coat, correct tail. If she was a shade smaller, she would look great, sound in movement.

Yearling Bitch
1stQuingshui Aurora RisingG/w, a lovely feminine head, super dark eye, mouth and bottom very good, in good body and coat, won this class on her soundness and drive in her gait.
2ndMiddletune Flame Of GoldAnother very good bitch, feminine head and well balanced shape, level topline, teapot tail, correct hindquarters, gait ok and front action, just needs to be tighter in her hind action.

Post Graduate Bitch
1stMatsonic Surprise Guest For QuingshuiG/w, lovely feminine head, one of the best of the day, well put together body, correct front, level back, good coat, nice teapot tail, very sound from all angles in her movement, her side gait won the class.
2ndZeeva ZafirahG/w, a very good feminine head with a sweet expression, a well balanced bitch, good body and coat, used her hindquarters well, sound coming and going.

Limit Bitch
1stShirkeira Leather N’LaceG/w, a good feminine head, good front, body and coat, strong hindquarters, good teapot tail, very sound bitch, wish she was a shade smaller.
2ndPeekin Miss Jazz Ming-TuG/w, very good feminine head, right size to look at standing, good topline and teapot tail, needs more body and to mature up.

Open Bitch
1stCh. Rossvale Only In Dreams JWSolid g, the whole look of this lovely bitch is correct, great presentation, get your hands into the coat, lovely firm body, good front, strong hindquarters, has correct Shih Tzu movement, sound. BCC. Headed a top quality bitch class.
2ndDolha’s Step Out in StyleSolid g, another super bitch, full of quality, very well made, very good balance, super head, both had super side gaits, just preferred the firmness in my winners’ hind action. Res BCC.

Veteran Bitch
1stShihmali Mum’s The Word VWGood feminine head, reach of neck, good body, level topline and correct hindquarters, sound coming and going, would like more drive in side gait.

Good Citizen Scheme Bitches
1stSassyshi Brimful Of AshaGr/w, strong head, would like it a bit more feminine, good overall shape standing, good body and coat, correct tail. If she was a shade smaller, she would look great, sound in movement.