Working & Pastoral Breeds Association of Scotland

November 2017 Rough Collies

I would like to thank the committee for asking me to judge this show and special thanks to the exhibitors for such a lovely entry of dogs who were beautifully presented.


Puppy Dog (2, 0 abs)
1 McCann Phreelancer Phantom Menace 7-month Tri who is so well constructed for a puppy he has such a lovely shape, the blackest of coats set off by his gleaming white collar, he has a well balanced head and used his ears well and was very attentive to his handler, he has plenty of bone and neat feet and a good length of tail, he also moved around the ring well, presented to perfection one to watch for the future. BPD
2 Proctor Wilmaranna Out of The Blue for Cathbri 11 month b/m another lovely puppy with a lovely outline, his head is lovely to handle, with the correct eye shape giving the desired expression, he also used his ears well and is also very attentive to his handler, he has a good length of back, and tail, he also moved confidently around the ring he was also presented to perfection his coat just needs to clear.


Junior Dog (1, 0 abs)
1 Higgins Stregato Limited Edition 1-year old s/w lovely shape, his head is well balanced, he is a good size with the correct height to length ratio, a good reach of neck, he has good bone and a well set tail which is also a good length his coat is harsh and the correct texture nicely presented moved ok.


Post Grad Dog (8, 0)
1 Watson Meryctin Knight of The Dance 2 year old s/w this masculine boy took my eye for his overall shape and his beautiful head which is so well balanced, he has the correct shaped dark eye and stop giving him a lovely melting expression, nice set ears which he used,  a good front and shoulders and a good reach of neck, good length of back and turn  of stifle, his golden harsh coat was gleaming very well presented,  he covered the ground well on the move,  when he gets his act together he is a picture and gave his handler a bit of a hard time but they pulled out the stops when needed to win this strong class.
2 Caplan Chantique Lover Boy of Whitecraigs 2 year old s/w another masculine boy in full coat he has a lovely shape, he also has a lovely balanced head and sweet expression he used his ears well and was very attentive to his handler he also has a nice length of back good depth of chest, good shoulders, well let down hocks, good angulations front and rear and moved with ease around the ring, beautifully presented he pushed 1 hard.


Open Dog (5, 0 )
1 Quince Karafaye Black Quillan 5 year old Tri a dog I have admired from the ringside for many years he is a good sized masculine dog with a beautiful outline, has a beautifully balanced head, a dark eye of the correct shape,  giving the desired expression, a nicely rounded muzzle, well used ears, he is so well constructed he is a joy to go over,  his body is so well toned and muscled , he has a super length of back , good depth of chest, good shoulder placement, a good reach of neck, well sprung ribs , slight rise over the loin, a good turn of stifle, well let down hocks and good feet which enabled him to move with drive whilst holding his topline as he moved effortlessly  around the ring, his gleaming black coat was groomed to perfection and he was handled to perfection. BD
2 Campbell Culbrae Imagine 2 year old s/w another good sized masculine dog, another boy I have also admired from the ringside, he also has a lovely well balanced head a lovely eye shape, a strong under jaw, and correct stop, good set ears which he used well,  he has a good depth of chest and good shoulder placement, a good length of neck, good length of back, well sprung ribs, well boned legs, tidy feet, good turn of stifle and well let down hocks, he also moved well around the ring, he was also presented  beautifully and handled well, just felt the class winner with his maturity was more the finished picture. RBD


Puppy Bitch (6,0)
What a super class of puppies I am so sure they will change places many times as they mature
1 Walker and Ritchie Beldones Baby Think Twice At Starlenga 7 month what a beautifully constructed puppy for her age, her head is a joy to handle with her beautifully shaped dark eye, well set ears which she used all the time this giving the sweetest expression, she has a good reach of neck, nice length of back and good length of tail, well boned legs and neat tidy oval feet, I loved her overall shape and femininity, once she settled on the move for her handlers she covered the floor with ease, her coat was shining and she was presented beautifully, she is definitely one to watch for the future BPB and BPIB
2Mitchell and Jordan Scottlyme Qkissagram for Avonfair (Imp Bel) 7 month s/w what another sweet baby I was really splitting hairs with 1 another girl who has such a beautiful shape, her head is also lovely to handle she has the correct dark almond shaped eye also the sweetest of expressions, good ear placement, she also has a good reach of neck, and good length of back, good bone she was at one with her handler and moved confidently for one so young, she was also presented beautifully her golden coat was shining  another baby to watch for in the future.


Junior Bitch (2, 0 abs)
1 Walker and Ritchie Chantique Cinderella at Starlenga s/w another pretty girl she is a beautiful golden colour and has a profuse coat which was groomed to perfection her head is nicely balanced, with a lovely shaped eye and she has lovely ear carriage she was very attentive to her handler, she has a nice outline and good length to her back, well let down hocks and moved well around the ring
2Melvin and Jopson Nithview Country Bumpkin s/w another pretty girl who is inbetween jackets, she has a lovely balanced head with a beautiful eye giving her the desired expression, she has a beautiful shape with a super reach of neck and good shoulder placement, a nice length of back well boned good angulations front and rear and moved well she was also beautifully presented


Post Graduate Bitch (5, 0 abs)
1 MCgill & Boyd Lynmack Edge Of Glory At Stregato 2 year old s/w a girl I have admired from the ringside as well she has a beautiful shape, her head is beautifully balanced, well filled foreface a nicely rounded muzzle, the correct stop, ears correctly placed giving that sweet expression, she is also a joy to go over, she is well muscled and toned she has a good reach of neck, good depth of chest and shoulders, nice length of back, super length of tail well let down hocks, neat tidy feet she moved with drive around the ring, just putting on her new jacket she was also groomed and handled to perfection.
2 Steven Cariadhaf Cookies and Cream For Cambrogan 2 year old Tri another girl I have watched mature over the past few years she is inbetween coats at the moment this only enhanced this girls shape, she is also so well toned, she has a lovely reach of neck and good length to her back, she has a good front and shoulders a good turn of stifle and she moved with drive, her head is also nicely balanced with a dark eye giving a  lovely expression, she also used her ears well and was attentive to her handler her coat was gleaming


Open Bitch (6, 1 abs)
1 Blaikie Kourika Kandita 3 year old b/m I have judged this girl before and she has matured beautifully she has the most beautiful shape and outline with her lovely arched neck, her head is so well proportioned and smooth with the correct amount of stop nicely rounded muzzle and beautifully shaped eye, giving her a softness and sweetest of expressions, she has good ear carriage and used her ears well, she has a lovely length of back, good front and good shoulder placement, a slight rise over the loin and a good turn of stifle with well let down hocks, good oval feet that allowed her to drive around the ring and hold her topline, she is also is a beautiful colour of blue she was at one with her handler and was presented to perfection BB & BOB
2 Brand & Reid Ronansprey Rumour has it shCM 4 year old b/m half sister to class winner I was really splitting hairs between these 2 quality bitches this is also another girl I have admired from the ringside, she also has a beautiful shape and outline, nice length of back good depth of chest, well placed shoulders, good spring of ribs, she has a good turn of stifle and well let down hocks, this enabled her to move with drive and hold her topline, she also has a beautifully balanced head, and the sweetest of expressions she was also at one with her handler and was beautifully presented RBB

Judge
Heather Brotherton
Alauna

 

 

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