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Full Critique for Bath 2017

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

Minor Puppy Dog
1stMinfaa Oh Shanandore With SobrietyGold & white with super head shape, great width of muzzle & exemplary mouth & teeth. Large dark eye showing a touch of white. Good neck & topline & a high set tail carried high over the back. Super coat quality. Sound on the move.
2ndTameron Mr Black AmarisSmart b/w baby, very raw but has lots of potential. Stunning expression, good neck & a perfect tail. Unsettled in front today.

Puppy Dog
1stKeytor The Jazz SingerExtremely eyecatching bright r/w. Wonderful proportions & outline. Great topline & tailset, masculine head with good eye. Coat texture is perfect. His movement & carriage is excellent. No doubt a bright future. BPD & RCC.
2ndMinfaa Boy GeorgeReally super headed with gorgeous expression. Very nice in body with decent tail. Excellent proportions, very sound with strong drive.
3rdJacquinta Lets Go Andy JWGold & white. Very nice head & expression. Good topline. Nice proportions.

Junior Dog
1stChanikos Orange Dream of ShenleyvaleNice quality gold & white who took the class on head & expression. Well bodied with correct textured coat. Would prefer more height to the tail to give a better outline. Super on the move with excellent drive & good carriage.
2ndMinfaa Take Me To the Limit at MiddletuneVery close decision, such a perfect outline & proportions. Masculine head. Superb coat texture. Level topline with super tail. Moved very soundly with style.

Novice Dog
1stJacquinta Lets Go Andy JWGold & white. Very nice head & expression. Good topline. Nice proportions.
2ndSenobles HappySmaller male who I would prefer to be a little more masculine in head. Nice head. Tail too flat. Sound on the move.

Post Graduate Dog
1stChelhama Business ClassBlack/grey & white. Love his outline, compact, low slung. Perfect high set ’teapot’ tail. Well made throughout, perfect topline which he maintains on the move. correct texture of coat. Classic head & expression. Sound with excellent carriage.
2ndChanikos Orange Dream of ShenleyvaleNice quality gold & white who took the class on head & expression. Well bodied with correct textured coat. Would prefer more height to the tail to give a better outline. Super on the move with excellent drive & good carriage.

Limit Dog
1stChellanda Take A Chance On Me ShCMThe first two very similar in type & outline & could change places easily, b/w. Masculine with a broad head & good width of jaw. Low slung with big ribs & extending well back. Tail just OK, would like slightly higher. Superb coat. Very sound maintaining his nice outline on the move.
2ndMiracey All You Need Is Love For Tilbe JW ShCMThe first two very similar in type & outline & could change places easily, gold & white. Superb head & expression with big nose leathers & super eye shape & colour. Ideal proportions, strong boned with well angulated strong rear that gave excellent drive on the move.

Open Dog
1stCh. Weatsom Margarets Legacy for Quingshui JW ShCMThis boy is difficult to fault, table examination reveals a thoroughly well made masculine boy with a classic head & expression. Nice eye shape & colour, good width of head giving masculinity without coarseness. Good neck excellent topline, tail is sufficiently high enough. Big ribs, low slung, excellent bone & superb rear quarters with excellent muscle. Perfect coat texture. Super sound on the move. I absolutely consider him worthy of the title Ch & therefore delighted to award him his 1st CC.
2ndCh. Zamadar Majic Potion for CedarhytheThe best mover in the class with a gorgeous outline that exemplifies the perfect Shih Tzu silhouette.

Veteran Dog
1stTameron Mr Givenchy11 years & a credit to his owner for keeping this very nice quality male in such wonderful condition. Ideal for size, outline, coat & outline. Very sound on the move. BV.

Minor Puppy Bitch
1stShorestar Hocus Pocus JWSolid black baby. I loved her for her size & femininity. Head is superb with correct nose placement & super eyes which are dark & without a suspicion of white. Perfect outline with a Long neck & strong level topline. Beautifully constructed throughout. Decent tail. On the move she was so sound & stylish really working with her owner to show off her many virtues. Delightful.
2ndSantosha Cherry Brandy At MiraceyUnbeatable for glamour, I love this gold & white baby. Fabulous expression, flawless coat & presentation. Super in body & outline, a touch defiant on the move another destined for a great future.

Puppy Bitch
1stIsishouse Princess TiaaEvery so often this breed comes up with a precocious baby whose quality makes them memorable. This pale gold & white glamour girl in my opinion is right up there & without doubt a youngster that I would love to own. Head & expression totally gorgeous. Her coat liked ’whipped cream’, her gender unquestionably feminine, her outline & proportions perfect. I loved everything about her on the table & then on the move she displays such style, drive & perfect carriage. CC & BOB & winner of the really strong Puppy Group.
2ndCh. Shalehan Yarina For Mifcah JW ShCMClassic br/w with nice head & expression. Superb neck & topline, well bodied, well presented. Perfect tail. Exemplary on the move.

Junior Bitch
1stTameron Miss Daisy Blush at PortiakissPale solid gold. Super eye & expression. Won the class on a display of easy effortless & very typical movement with lots of drive & good reach. Loved her deportment & style.
2ndEthelsmead Looking for LowriSmall & feminine with a perfect silhouette. Good length of neck perfectly balanced with her high ’teapot’ tail. Good level topline. Great coat texture. Sound.

Novice Bitch
1stTameron Miss Daisy Blush at PortiakissPale solid gold. Super eye & expression. Won the class on a display of easy effortless & very typical movement with lots of drive & good reach. Loved her deportment & style.

Post Graduate Bitch
1stAnyang Whispering BreezeWell presented gold & white. Excellent size & substance. Very good in head & expression with good width of jaw. Maintained her level topline on the move. Sound purposeful movement.
2ndShirkeira Just An Illusion at MiddletuneVery pretty head, so feminine with a sweet expression. Nicely proportioned. Correct coat texture. Sound on the move just need time to mature.

Limit Bitch
1stCh. Ziams Mary-Lou JW (imp)Very glamorous brindle who was right up there with the two principle winners in the challenge. I loved her superb outline & arrogant outlook. Lovely expression with nice eye shape & colour. Perfect tail. Coat texture strong & straight. Good neck. Moved superbly showing clean heels & reaching out in front. Carriage & profile movement quite lovely.
2ndMarhilway Swan EdgeVery correct for size, outline & type, lovely head & an expression enhanced by beautiful darkest of eyes. Super width & finish of muzzle. Nice topline, tail could be a touch higher. Very sound.

Open Bitch
1stCh. Taydale Dancin In The Stars with CedarhytheTwo super quality b/w bitches though quite different from one another in type headed this nice Open class. The winner won by a narrow margin on her totally arrogant outlook & fabulous head carriage on the move. Her size & style was somewhat reminiscent of a favourite of mine, Ch Keytor Chatterbox, a lovely b/w bitch shown in my youth.
2ndCh. Tameron Miss Black OpiumGlorious typy bitch, solidly made with good ribbing & again a lovely outline. Top quality throughout. Really was a tough decision to separate these two.