Bernese News 16th August 2017

I have few specific details at present but I have been alerted that a Bernese bitch went missing 
yesterday, Tuesday 15th August 2017 in Llanelli, Wales. The bitch is microchipped and spayed. 
Missing from Mynyddcerrig , Llanelli, Wales SA15 5BD
Please contact Emerald Vets Tel; 01269 841242 to report any sightings or information.

Update 6.30pm. 
The vets who circulated this alert made a mistake - the missing bitch is actually a 
Newfoundland and NOT a Bernese! 



This was my first CC appointment for this breed in the UK. Having been in the lucky position to 
have judged Bernese in a good number of countries I can only congratulate British breeders for 
the very good general standard this breed appears to have. There was nice depth of quality 
overall. Problem areas are the same everywhere. Fronts and front movement could be improved. 
I only saw a handful of too gaily carried tails. Eye colour was very good bar a few with too light eyes. 
My Best of Breed and Best Opposite Sex are outstanding breed representatives. I thoroughly 
enjoyed my appointment and the pleasant atmosphere in the ring.

Minor Puppy Dog  (1 entry)
1st Wakeland's Collansues Secret Potion At Bramikdel. 7 month old, beautifully marked
masculine dog puppy.  Well developed for his age. Strong head of good shape, eye dark enough. 
Just a little short in neck at this stage. Very good bone and tidy feet. Good body and has medium 
rear angulation.  Uses his tail very typically. 

Puppy Dog  (4 entries, 1 absentee)
1st New's Meadowpark Just Dreamy TAF. 9 month old happy puppy with a very lovely out-going
temperament. Strong and sturdy young man. Beautiful head and lovely dark eye, super expression. 
Quality strong bone. Very good body for age, Well made rear, pleasing mover for age. Very nicely 
marked, good tan colour.
2nd King & Green's Joseph vom Durrbachler Wald At Arvella (Imp Nld). 10 month old 
masculine male, just slightly chubby. Excellent type. Good head shape,, needs tighter eyes. A little
short in neck. Good bone. Front a little narrow at this stage. His extra weight shows up on the move 
and he tends to roll in body.
3rd Bateman's Funatic Definitely Maybe About Santala (Imp Fin). 

Junior Dog  (7, 1)
1st Griffiths, Orme & Miles' Jaybiem With N'Without Y'Zeus. 13 month old quality young male. 
Beautiful outline.  Excellent type, strong and sturdy. Very good masculine head. His eyes are slightly  
small and a little close set. Good dark eye colour.  Plenty of bone. Enough neck, well made front. 
Good body and rear. Sound mover.  Very well marked, rich tan colour.
2nd Abbott-Brown & Abbott's Kingstonska Iron Lion Zion. 16 month old youngster of beautiful
type.  Very good head, medium brown eye. Medium strong bone. Needs better set shoulders and 
more positive front movement. Quality neck, strong, well made body and well angulated rear. Well
3rd Jefferson's Shirdees Fast & Furious. 

Post Graduate Dog  (11, 2)
1st Baldwin's Meadowpark First Class For Fortonpark JW. 22 month old, super quality young 
male who pleased me enormously. Beautiful type and outline, very well balanced. Very lovely,  
masculine head with typical dark kind eye and super expression. Very good neck and topline. Strong 
bone. Excellent body for age. Well angulated rear. Lovely tan colour. Outstanding mover, Endearing 
temperament. Very pleased to award him the Reserve CC. Interesting to note that my Reserve CC 
and CC winning males are sired by the same dog.
2nd  Vaychkus & Vaickus' Flintas Kalnu Suo At Bernaroso (Imp Lit). Pleasing strong male. Very 
good head, excellent dark eye, nice tight lips. Good bone, feet could be tighter. Good neck and  
topline. Good body and excellent rear.  Lovely mover, sound coming and going. Lovely rich tan 
3rd Gurney's Monalou Just Call Me Oleg. 

Limit Dog  (7)
1st Law's Ecalpharas Gold. 2 1/2 year old, beautiful, masculine male shown in excellent condition. 
Strong and sturdy. Beautiful head shape, would like slightly better expression.  Quality strong bone 
and well made front.  Neck of nice length, strong body and quarters.Moves with good reach and drive. 
2nd Bird & Bridges' Kernow Something. Also a quality, masculine male.Approaching 3 years of age. 
Strong dog of lovely breed type. Good head, kind dark eye. Would like slightly better front. Good bone 
and feet. Just a little plump. Super rear and moves well in profile. Attractive markings.
3rd Granger's Orlando Bloom At Jaybiem.

Open Dog  (8, 2)
1st Hartley-Mair & Dybdall's Ch Meadowpark High Class. A very impressive, high quality breed
representative shown in wonderful condition. Excellent size, strong and so well put together. 
Beautiful type and balance - every inch a Bernese Mountain Dog. Lovely head shape, his expression 
could be a tad better for perfection.  Super front, strong bone, well ribbed body. Good neck and   
topline. Excellent rear angulation.  Very good coat and well-marked.  Excellent mover with correct 
reach and drive.  Top class dog, who I was very impressed with and happy to award him the CC and 
Best of Breed
2nd Green's Alpenspirit Pure Pleasure for Arvella (Imp Can). 4 1/2 year old very typical, masculine
dog not in his best jacket.  Beautiful strong male head, medium brown eye. Very good bone, body and 
rear. Drives well behind but would like slightly more accurate front movement. Beautiful deep tan colour
and well marked.
3rd Round's Ch Collansues Black Magic. 

Minor Puppy Bitch  (1)
1st Spencer's Padiky Star Studded Skye. 7 month old feminine, pretty puppy. Shows very well. 
Beautiful head with excellent dark eye, ears a little large at this stage.  Good bone. Pleasing neck and 
good topline. Nice body. Needs to strengthen in rear angulation and rear movement a little, short 
stepping at the moment.  Would prefer deeper tan color in her markings. 

Puppy Bitch  (4)
1st Bird & Head's Cullumbern Roman Toga With Millermead.  9 month old feminine, strong bitch 
puppy who promises well. Excellent head, lovely dark eye and good expression. Quality bone. Strong 
body, just a little puppy plump. Very good rear movement, just a little loose in front. Best Puppy.
2nd Atherton's Arvella Penny Lane. 11 month old bitch puppy. Good size and nice type. Coat not 
at its best. Excellent head shape, medium brown eye. Super bone. Well made front. Good body, 
adequate rear. Well marked, lovely deep tan colour.
3rd Dybdall, Lydon & Hartley-Mair's Meadowpark's Girl On Fire For Rodiveco. 

Junior Bitch  (9, 4)
1st Green's Bernerdalens Quest For Fame At Waldershelf (Imp Swe). Interesting to note that
there were a number of quality imports shown under me and this young lady certainly promises well. 
Very typical of the breeding of her Swedish kennel. Besutiful young bitch in the making. Strong and 
has lovely type. Very well molded head, medium brown eye. Ears a little large.  Very well put together  
and has good, strong bone.  Lovely mover.  Well marked and again has the correct warm tan colour. 
Best Junior.
2nd King & Bramble's Shirdees Miss Congeniality. Big girl, strong and well made and of lovely 
type. Would look better in slightly leaner condition. Feminine, lovely head, beautiful dark eye and 
typical, kind expression. Strong bone. Very well marked.
3rd Pawlyszyn's Matera's Record Label. 

Post Graduate Bitch  (9)
1st Baldwin's Fortonpark Lilly's Delight. 22 month old, lovely quality breed representative. 
Feminine, beautiful, strong and well balanced. Most beautiful and correct head with lovely eye and 
expression. Strong bone, super feet. Strong well ribbed body and excellent rear.  Pleasing mover.
2nd Vaychkus & Vaickus' Blue Aira Bernenskie Ranczo (Imp PL). Yet another quality BMD. 
Feminine and has beautiful type.  Lovely head, medium brown eye. Excellent bone, compact feet and  
very well marked. Needs to firm up a little in topline. Good rear. Moves very well in profile.
3rd Sutton & Davenport-Willis' Perfect Proposal From Orsina's Land (Imp Slov). 

Limit Bitch  (10, 2)
1st Hartley-Mair & Dybdall's Meadowpark Picture Perfect. Just over 2 years old delightful, lively 
bitch of excellent type but shown in very sparse coat but with nothing to hide. Feminine, strong and 
extremely well put together and such a good, easy mover. Lovely head shape with very good eye and  
expression.  Well off for bone. Good body and excellent rear. Well marked. Impressive on the move. 
2nd Gurney's Monalou To Russia With Love. 3+ years old, strong and sturdy yet feminine bitch 
shown a little plump. Very good skull, muzzle could be a little stronger, very good dark eye and typical 
expression. Super bone. Strong quarters. Well marked and lovely warm tan.
3rd Granger's Shirdees Harlow Jean of Shadybower JW. 

Open Bitch  (11, 1)
1st Atherton's Ch Athersbern Peronelle Blush. Five year old outstanding bitch of lovely quality 
presented in wonderful condition and bloom. Such a typical, wonderful BMD bitch of lovely type and 
very well balanced. Strong and well made yet so feminine. Wonderful head, lovely dark eye and such
lovely expression. Quality bone, compact feet.  Excellent neck and topline. Very well marked. 
Excellent mover. Very happy to award her the CC. My CC winners made a lovely pair - one I will 
remember for a very long time. Both could win internationally.
2nd Sutton's Ch Bernsteph Dior Remember Me JW ShCM.  4 1/2 year old, slightly smaller bitch of 
lovely quality also. Shown in tip-top condition. Very sound bitch with good balance. Strong quarters 
which she used to full advantage on the move. Beautiful head, could have slightly tighter lips. Very  
well marked.  Reserve CC.
3rd Hartley-Mair & Dybdall's Ch Meadowpark Just A Dream.
Judge - Elina Haapaniemi (Finland)


Jude Simonds

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