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Full Critique for Shih Tzu Club of Scotland 2021

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

Thank you, to the STCS for the invitation to judge my first Championship show, at this so nice club with a lovely atmosphere on the day thanks again to Philip Martin, and my two super efficient stewards who kept everything running smoothly. Then a huge thankyou to the exhibitors for your support, and quality entry of lovely dogs. many people travelled far and wide, thankyou I had a lovely day and I hope you all enjoyed yours too.

Minor Puppy Dog
1stTameron Mr Black Is Backb/w dog a lovely pup, good head nice dark eyes good front, level top line, good head to tail balance, held standing and on the move. showing full pad, happy to award him BPD and BPIS,
2ndDinasupra Mandarins Dream Jardhug/w dog another lovely pup, full of style and quality, just lacking a little confidence which will come with experience well handled.
3rdStubbina Meadow Brown At Daltriciag/w dog lovely pup, enjoying his day, still very much a baby nice head, and good all round, moves well.

Puppy Dog
1stMarhilway Driving Edge At Jacquintag/w dog good head nice dentition good front level topline, when he settled enough, he moved well, but he was not at his best, and distracted by a playmate on the day.

Junior Dog
1stCremefern Trigger A Storm At Symarajug/w dog good head, round dark eyes, with soft expression good front, lay of shoulder level top line moved well.
2ndWarathwaite The Kingslayerg/w dog another lovely dog with lovely head, dark eyes good expression good front with nice width throughout, moves well showing full pad, close decision.

Novice Dog
1stMarhilway Driving Edge At Jacquintag/w dog good head nice dentition good front level topline, when he settled enough, he moved well, but he was not at his best, and distracted by a playmate on the day.
2ndStubbina Meadow Brown At Daltriciag/w dog lovely pup, enjoying his day, still very much a baby nice head, and good all round, moves well.

Yearling Dog
1stShihmali Solar FlareSolid gold dog, nicely balanced dog moving well, well shown and presented.

Post Graduate Dog
1stMarbo Whatever You Wantg/w dog well shown and presented, good head with lovely dark expressive eyes, nice arch to neck, into good strong front, good length of rib, level top line, correct head to tail balance moves well showing full pad RDCC
2ndCorrlough By My Side At Maitreyag/w dog lovely dog many attributes of 1st dog apply. Not quite the finished dog yet, but one to watch, when with more experience and maturity,

Limit Dog
1stWarathwaite King Int North De JardhuAnother class of lovely dogs all capable of a first-place spot, g/w dog super all round this lovely dog, not the most confident on the day but this quality dog has more than enough to win this class, moves well with good style, shows full pad.
2ndShanitaus Obsessiong/w dog, super head, dark soft eyes good expression, nice arch to neck, into strong good front, level top line well rounded hips, allowing for good drive, and movement shows full pad. As an add on note for interest I wrote / good substance, lacking in some of our breed, his potential pups could help put that back.

Open Dog
1stCh. Art Made Gene Kelly (Imp Swe)A lovely dog, well presented and shown, good balance standing and held on the move, nice head dark eyes level top line, thru to nice rounded hips producing good movement from front extension to rear shows full pad, DCC and BOS.
2ndCh. Daltricia Jamie Lee JWMany of 1st place points apply, lovely dog moving well.

Veteran Dog
1stCh. Cremefern Sweet Talkin Guy JW ShCMThree lovely veteran dogs, who could show some of youngsters, about showmanship and movement.g/w boy, I judged this lovely dog at the start of his career, so its nice to judge him again fully matured and deserving of his s crown, still in excellent form, pleased to award him BVIS.
2ndBattery Included at MaitreyaAnother lovely dog. good head dark round eyes, length of rib, level top line, good overall balance good mover showing full pad.

Minor Puppy Bitch
1stRossvale Little Black Dressb/w bitch delightful, well balanced pup with style and confidence that belies her young age good to watch her balance on the move neither strung up or dragged but moving freely. one to watch, BPB.
2ndTzusweet MasqueradeSolid black bitch, good head darkest eyes, good dentition, softest and feminine expression level top line nice and deep, good length of rib, good tail set, a little nervous at her first show, but this will improve with confidence and experience, quality won her place on the day.

Puppy Bitch
1stThaisu Every Witch Way to MarboWell presented and shown, good head, dark eyes, feminine good all thru, and nice head to tail balance. moves well.
2ndNorboo Esmeralda By ShihzarbrunoDark red pretty little bitch, good head dark round eyes, sweetest feminine expression good level top line, good tail set, moves well, not quite the finish in coat of 1st place just needs a little more time, but all there for future.

Junior Bitch
1stCh. Zeeva Mirror Imageg/w pretty feminine bitch, good head, lovely round dark eyes, good depth thru, level top line, good balance, deserving of her crown RBCC and RBIS
2ndNorboo Esmeralda By ShihzarbrunoDark red pretty little bitch, good head dark round eyes, sweetest feminine expression good level top line, good tail set, moves well, not quite the finish in coat of 1st place just needs a little more time, but all there for future.

Novice Bitch
1stShihmali Lil Miss SunbeamSolid gold bitch showed best in class today, nice sturdy bitch good all round moved well.
2ndRossvale Christmas StarPretty little bitch, good all round just lacked confidence on the day.

Yearling Bitch
1stThaisu Gothic Witchg/w bitch pretty head dark eyes feminine soft expression, level top line moves well showing full pad.
2ndChaela Soda PopI feel this lovely bitch has been a bit over looked, good head, soft dark eyes, level top line, good tail set moves freely and well, shows full pad.
3rdShihmali Lil Miss SunbeamSolid gold bitch showed best in class today, nice sturdy bitch good all round moved well.

Limit Bitch
1stRossvale’s Finnish Modelg/w bitch pretty head dark eyes feminine soft expression, level top line moves well showing full pad.
2ndKimevan Crazy DiamondNice quality bitch good all round, just preferred the 1st place today.

Open Bitch
1stCh. Bishbow Summer Breezeb/w pretty bitch, in ex condition, lovely head, dark round eyes loved her expression, good front strong level top line very good head to tail balance confident and knows her worth stands arrogant and proud, on the move good front extension well angulated rear, which attributes to her lovely movement with full pad, pleased to award her BCC and BOB
2ndCh. Tameron Miss Black OpiumAnother super bitch with many of qualities of 1st place, who had to be on top form to beat this lovely bitch, whose continuing results speak for themselves.

Veteran Bitch
1stShihmali Mum’s The Word VWg/w bitch good head dentition nice overall balance moved ok.
2ndCh. Rossvale Secret Obsessionanother lovely veteran bitch nice head good balance moved well.