Scottish Pyrenean Mountain Dog Club


Judge Babs Munson (Pyrbern)


Open show: Thank you to the Committee of the Scottish PMD Club for inviting me to judge at their lovely Open Show. My stewards were wonderful and knowledgeable, thank you Jean, Peter and Andy. Also my gratitude goes to all the exhibitors who entered and endured the long, long day.

1 Cubello's Night Owl. 17 month old pale Blaireau boy, good head, correct laid ears, dentition and dark eyes giving a beautifully gentle expression. Good conformation, held his topline, moved out well albeit slightly narrow on the back end. Well  presented.
1 Holmes's Lisjovia Estevez. What a lovely 20 month old tall boy this dog is. Sadly today he had left his coat at home but this meant he could hide nothing. Good construction and drive, held his topline well. Good sized head, correct dentition and lovely dark eyes. Lovely tail. Close contender for RBD. Beautifuly presented.
2 Cubello's Night Owl.
1 Holmes's Lisjovia Takahashi. 2yr old. Correct lay of shoulders and reach of neck. Such a laid back lad. With wonderful dark eye and expression. Well laid ears.  Good construction and bone, moved very well with good drive carried tail well. Well presented.
2 Thorne's Kricarno Konstellation at Pyrajay. 2yr old boy who was unfortunate to come up against 1. Tall dog, beautifully presented. Correct dentition, lay of ears and nice dark eyes. Moved well holding topline and kept his tail up nicely.
3 Flounders' Gillandant Spirit of Xmas at Lakamoni. Handsome Blaireau lad in good coat and well presented. Good head with lovely dark eyes, Unfortunately he seemed a bit tired on the move, reflecting the fact that it was a very long day.
1 Reilly's Lisjovia Boris Bear at Darmaror. Tall, beautifully presented, confident young dog. Wonderful expression from dark eyes. Correct proportioned head with correct laid ears and dentition. Great bone and construction shown in the way he moves with drive and purpose. Well deserved BOB and BD.
2 Flounders' Gillandant Spirit of Xmas At Lakamoni.
1 Roberts' Flickorna Bright Knight. Tall Blaireau 2yr old dog. Good head with correct dentition and lay of ears. Great pigmentation and soft expression. Moved out well with drive and purpose. He hides his true self well until I got hands on and he has good bone and construction. RBD.
1 Bowker & Gibson's Savobein Gastons Girl avec Febus. 11.5month old lass with the most endearing expression, dark eyes and gentle stop. Correct dentition. Good lay of shoulders and in good coat. Moved well when settled, but she is only young and it was a very long day. Beautifully presented. BP.
1 Flounders' Sketrick Papagena at Lakamoni. Lovely tall all white girl but good pigmentation. Correct dentition, ear set and dark eyes. Overall construction very nice and feminine and she improved every time she went around the ring. I shall be interested to see how she matures. Well presented.
2 Bowker & Gibson's Savobein Gastons Girl avec Febus.
1 Holmes' Lisjovia Emilio. What a lovely young bitch. Beautifully presented and settled. Great construction which showed in her movement. Held her topline well. Gentle pleasing expression with dark eyes, well laid ears and correct dentition. Most definitely one to watch. RBB.
2 Robert's Malika Du Pic De Viscos. 2yr old French bitch who seemed overawed by everything. Tall, pale blaireau, leggy lass that has a lot going for her. Correctly proportioned head with very gentle stop, dark eyes and correct dentition. Hopefully she will overcome her shyness.
1 Flounders' Sketrick Papagena at Lakamoni.
2 Fergus's Daveangel Reddest Ruby. Good solid 3yr old pale blaireau. Heavier head than 1, good shaped eye and well laid ears. Topline good but the long day was beginning to show in her movement.
1 Flounders' Sketrick Papagena at Lakamoni.
2 Roberts's Flickorna Bright Light Jun Ch.  2yr old pale blaireau girl of good size and construction, a little shy at first but soon settled.  Correct head proportions with nice dark eye with good dentition. Distant expression. Lovely deep pigmentation. Moved nicely, held topline well.
3 Fergus's Daveangel Reddest Ruby.

1 Thorne's Belshanmish Pretty in Pink ShCm. What a wonderful bitch. Presented in immaculate condition, confident in herself and handler. Beautiful head with all the right proportions such a gentle expression. Wonderfully dark eye with correct dentition and ear set. Good reach of neck with well laid shoulders. Good construction was bourne out by her movement, covering the ground with great drive and purpose. Carried her tail high. Well deserved BB, RBIS. BOS.
2 Roberts's Flickorna Bright Star CJW. Tall, 2yr old lass a but unsure of things but settled well. Pale blareau with gentle expression, good eye and correct dentition. Solid construction meant movement was good.
1 Flounders. Gillandant Spirit of Xmas at Lakamoni/Sketrick Papagena at Lakamoni moved well together. Well done to their handler.