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Full Critique for Shih Tzu Club of Scotland 2017

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

I would like to thank the committee for the invitation to judge, also the warm welcome recieved as always from this Club. My thanks to the stewards for the smooth running of the ring and the exhibitors for the quality entry

Minor Puppy Dog
1stShihmali VictoriousG/w 8 month old. Broad head, dark eye and wide jaw. Well balanced head to tail. Firm topline. Nice pup in good well presented coat.

Puppy Dog
1stYung Lo’s Who Needs A DressG/w. Well balanced, correct size and shape for age. Wide skull, dark eye and arrogant expression. Good width and depth in chest and rib. Level topline. Sound construction. Moved well fore and aft. BPD and BPIS.
2ndShalehan Yarik For Mifcah9 months old g/w. Nice head and expression, large dark eyes, wide jaw with correct dentition. Nice outline. Level topline.

Junior Dog
1stCh. Art Made Gene Kelly (Imp Swe)16 month old g/w. Loved his head and expression. Sound construction. Lovely outline. Holds his topline. Good chest and rib. Moving out really well showing full pad. Well presented. RCC.
2ndAlchez Emperor Kuzco16 month old solid black in great coat and condition. Another with lovely head and expression. Nice rib, level topline. Correct reach in front. Driving well behind showing full pad.

Novice Dog
1stKimevan Cast A Spell19 month old solid gold. Broad head, dark eye, correct nose placement. Well constructed. Good bone. Arched neck. Moved well both ways.
2ndMarbo Ritchie Rich at Kilbrogan2 year old solid gold. Typical expression, dark eye and pigment. Nice outline. Correct movement. Sound and sturdy.
3rdShihmali VictoriousG/w 8 month old. Broad head, dark eye and wide jaw. Well balanced head to tail. Firm topline. Nice pup in good well presented coat.

Yearling Dog
1stMifcahs Making Mischief17 month old solid gold. Arrogant young dog with oriental expression. Lovely outline. Good chest and rib. Firm topline. Free flowing movement. Well presented and handled.
2ndAlchez Emperor Kuzco16 month old solid black in great coat and condition. Another with lovely head and expression. Nice rib, level topline. Correct reach in front. Driving well behind showing full pad.

Post Graduate Dog
2ndShirshaun Tazie Man2 year old g/w. Good head and expression, lovely dark eye and pigment. Well constructed dog. Firm topline. High tail. Well presented. Moving out well both ways.

Limit Dog
1stCh. Honeyshuchun God of Thunder2 and a half year old g/w. Having judged him before I was pleased to see how well he has matured.So much to like about this boy. Stunning head, wide set round dark eye, correct nose placement giving arrogant oriental expression, wide jaw and correct dentition. Good width and depth in chest and rib. Level topline. Sound construction. Moving out well fore and aft. One I would like to take home. CC and BOS.
2ndNiallsday For Your Eyes Only at Trottyveck22 month old g/w. Liked his head and expression, good mouth and dentition. Well bodied. Nice construction. Wealth of well presented coat. Moving out well.

Open Dog
1stCh. Isishouse Tutankhamun ShCM5 year old g/w. Wide skull, soft yet masculine expression, dark eye, correct jaw. Good chest, plenty of rib. Well bodied and balanced head to tail. Firm topline. Moved out with correct reach and drive. Very worthy Champion. In lovely coat and condition.
2ndTsantha Happy As Larry With Hajenza6 year old g/w with typical head and expression, wide jaw and dark eye. Sound construction. Moving out well.

Minor Puppy Bitch
1stIsishouse Princess Tye for YazhiG/w 8 month old. Pretty baby in wonderful coat and condition. Soft feminine expression. Tip tilted nose, dark eye. Chest, rib and shoulders correct. Firm topline. Confident baby. Moving out well showing full pad. Well presented and handled.
2ndShihmali Carnival Queen8 month old g/w. Another nice baby. Not as confident as winner. Good head and expression. Well balanced. Sound construction. Level topline. Good well presented coat. Nice movement.

Puppy Bitch
1stTsantha Adornment8 month old g/w. Good width in skull, dark eye and pigment, tip tilted nose, lovely open face. Elegant neck, good chest and rib. Coat correct texture. Moves out with style. Nice reach and drive. BPB.
2ndChotahkees Dark Angel at Rossvale9 month old b/w moving out with good forward reach and driving well behind. In good coat. Correct shoulder into arched neck. Well sprung ribs. level topline. Confident baby.

Junior Bitch
1stPiccolo Tibet First Love Never Dies for Tiantang15 month old rich gold and white. Broad head, dark eye and wide jaw. Elegant neck. Good bone and body. Well balanced. Well ribbed. Level topline. Moving out with style.

Novice Bitch
1stShihmali Carnival Queen8 month old g/w. Another nice baby. Not as confident as winner. Good head and expression. Well balanced. Sound construction. Level topline. Good well presented coat. Nice movement.

Yearling Bitch
1stPiccolo Tibet First Love Never Dies for Tiantang15 month old rich gold and white. Broad head, dark eye and wide jaw. Elegant neck. Good bone and body. Well balanced. Well ribbed. Level topline. Moving out with style.
2ndZuthis Good Golly Miss Molly22 month old g/w. Feminine head and expression, good pigment. Firm topline. Good tail set. A bit hestitant on the move, needs to settle, well presented.

Post Graduate Bitch
1stThaisu Girl Power17 month old. Lovely solid gold. Well balanced, large dark eye, tip tilted nose. Nice rib. firm topline. Well presented coat of correct texture. Correct movement both ways.
2ndThaisu Too Kool For Skool at Kimevan4 year old g/w. Good head and expression. Nicely put together. Good coat, well presented and handled. Nice mover.
3rdHarropine Special Mirage for Fairlou22 month old g/w. Feminine head and expression, dark eye, good jaw. Elegant neck. Firm topline a well constructed bitch. Moves out well. In good coat and condition.

Limit Bitch
1stCh. Rossvale Secret Obsession4 year old g/w. Beautiful head, wide open face, large dark eye, good jaw and correct dentition. Sound construction. Level topline. Arched neck. Lovely outline. Correct reach in front, driving well from behind showing full pad. Good coat and condition. Well presented.
2ndCh. Tameron Miss Dark Obsession2 year old. Feminine head and expression. Loved her overall outline. High tail. Darkest eyes. So sound in construction, allowing free flowing movement. Well presented and handled.

Open Bitch
1stCh. Tameron Miss Black Opium2 year old b/w. Beautiful bitch who is so sound on construction. Level topline held on the move. Well arched neck, correct shoulder placement. Deep chest, well ribbed. Good bone. Well bodied. Lovely coat. Correct forward reach, driving well behind. Pushed hard in the challenge. Very worthy Champion. RCC and RBIS.
2ndHarropine Special Mirage for Fairlou22 month old g/w. Feminine head and expression, dark eye, good jaw. Elegant neck. Firm topline a well constructed bitch. Moves out well. In good coat and condition.
3rdPiccolo Tibet First Love Never Dies for Tiantang15 month old rich gold and white. Broad head, dark eye and wide jaw. Elegant neck. Good bone and body. Well balanced. Well ribbed. Level topline. Moving out with style.

Veteran Bitch
1stCh. Thaisu She Rocks8 year old g/w. Beautiful head with large dark eye, melting expression. A lovely bitch and she knows it. Sound construction, firm topline, well bodied with ample bone. Loved her outline. Arched neck. So well balanced. Free flowing movement, glides around the ring in wonderful coat and condition. Very worthy Champion. Credit to her owner. CC and BIS.