Ch Show November 2019
Best in Show

Many thanks to the committee for inviting me to judge BIS and to my fellow judges for sending through such lovely dogs for my opinion. 


BIS   Tippers Rough, Tiganlea Tone Down - - 4yr old tricolour in wonderful condition. Jet black coat that shone against his gleaming whites. 
Head is clean through the cheeks with correctly placed stop, flat skull and very nice eye and expression. Small neat ears which he can use well when he wants to. Good neck leading to good lay of shoulder and front assembly with nice bone and neat feet. Good ribcage and length of back. Moved very easily with drive and holding his topline. A lovely dog, well done. 

Res. BIS   Boyles Rough , Arklethill Helena at Samhaven - - - lovely 3 year old glamorous s/w. Super head and expression coming from correct stop, well placed and used ears and lovely eye. 
Loved her length of neck and back. Well made body which is elegant in outlook. Well presented and handled and moved well. 

BP  Timperon, Williams, Lusty and Timperon , Smooth - Blamorder Fancy Patter -loved this feminine blue youngster of nearly 8 months. Sweet head with captivating eye and expression and well used ears. Lovely outline with good neck and topline, good lay of shoulder and length of upper arm. Nice bend of stifle. Really came into her own on the move with good front extension and powerful hocks simply floating around the ring, this being the deciding factor over the very nice Rough puppy. Well done, I shall follow her progress with interest. 

BV - Bentons Smooth Ch. Alopex Marionette of Oakestelle - - - Well known pale blue lady of over 10 years. Still retains a good head and correct dentition, lovely shape and excellent showmanship. Moved really well and, as always, expertly handled. Well done. 
Judge. Sue Hawkins