Critique - Judge - Jo Wood

Thank you to the committee for inviting me to judge at what was my first judging appointment. I enjoyed my day very much. Thank you to my stewards on the day who kept the ring running smoothly and also to the exhibitors for bringing their dogs along on the day.

Puppy (4,1)

1st Heathclare American Dollar

6 month old puppy with a lot to like. Masculine head with dark eye and raised brow. Good depth of chest and straight front. Correct angulation, moved beautifully for one so young. Best Puppy in Breed and Gundog Puppy Group 3.

2nd Delsanto Miss Daisy  

Beautiful bitch with the sweetest expression. Lovely outline when stood, in good coat and condition. Gently sloping topline, correct tailset and small tight feet. Unsettled on the move today however could not deny her second place

3rd Riverbrue Ophelia at Glennara

Graduate (3,1)

1st Kerrimere Indiscreet

Stunning head with melting expression. Deep chest with good spring of rib, correct angulation. Moved well. Liked this boy a lot. RBOB

2nd Millcroft Flowering Moon

Pretty bitch who was just a little unsettled today. Straight front, well laid back shoulders with gently sloping topline. Moved ok.

Open (2,1)

1st Heathclare Old Glory JW ShCM

Masculine head with low set ears, deep chest and straight front. Good forearm and lay back of shoulder, strong over loin and quarters. Moved well with enthusiasm and drive. BOB

Jo Wood