ABERDON  BRITTANYS
"Good-looking, AND Intelligent"

 ABERDON 

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WHAT THE JUDGES THOUGHT
Massie's Fosscott Alaine over Aberdon Sh CM. Correct in size, head, and body proportions, kind eye, alert, intelligent expression, pleasing top  line and spring of rib, neat feet. Covered ground with brisk purposeful gait.  BOB and delighted to see him shortlisted in last 8 for Best in Show.  Judge Tina Williamson (Celtaur)
GBAS - Massie's Fosscott Alaine Over Aberdon Sh.CM.  A dog I have done well to before and I saw nothing to change my mind. Short cobby body, strong masculine head of correct proportions,  muscular shoulders and excellent spring of rib. Short strong loin. Sound in legs and feet. Moved out well. BD and BOB Judge Heather McCormack

Dundee, June 2012: Judge Karl O'Connor -  have judged him before & awarded him BOB then. Have not changed my mind on him. I hope he gets his 3rd CC soon as in my opinion he is a most worthy Champion. BOB

Midland Counties 2011: Judge Per Iverson, Norway - Appeals for type, balance soundness.  A true Brittany. Well shaped head with a nice expression. Well set ears, strong neck and topline, sound mover CC BOB

SKC 2012: Judge Ferelith Somerfield - very shapely, pleasing size, good head & ears, nice neck, firm topline, well bodied & coupled, moved soundly, CC.

Darlington 2011: Judge Moray Armstrong - Quality dog, good head, short deep body, good topline, sound stylish mover RCC

SKC 2011: Judge Meriel Hathaway - headed an excellent class, summed up maximum quality in minimum size, cobby body, well ribbed, short coupled, Liked his head, ear, eye shape & set, typical alert attitude. Correct brisk short stride in profile, pushed CC winner hard RCC

 50 Best of Breed awards - these are just a few of the compliments

Pat McCutcheon - loved this ones size and outline, so in tune  with his handler, showed his socks off. Workman like cobby dog, kind eyes. Good  lay back of shoulder & length of upper arm. Deep chest with rounded  ribcage. Hind quarters used well on the move, tight feet. BOB.

Dr Ron James - a sympathetically handled and presented exhibit with a lot of pleasing breed characteristics, masculine head, well proportioned outline with an overall square appearance, ample width between shoulder blades, deep brisket reaching to elbow, well rounded rib cage, short and strong loin, moves with the typical style of the breed.

David R Craig - Very nice dog of good type, a great showman and shown in super condition, excelled on the move which gave him the advantageover his rivals BOB

Jeff Roberts - Square outline with good deep chest, in good condition and well muscled throughout.  head well proportioned with parallell planes, correct moderate angulation BOB

Diane Ritchie - In excellent muscular condition. Short strong and cobby. short level back, strong through loin, deep chested, well ribbed back, straight front, good feet, balanced angunations. Pleased to give him his fianl points for his ShCM BOB

Gill Tully - A lovely strong, cobby dog, showing all breed type, square, very good in body, bone and movement, typical clipped gait BOB

David Moss - true type, good head and eye colour, well placed shoulder and short body, well muscled, with correct moderate stifle & looked ready for a full days work BOB

Janette Yarrow - alert quizzical expression, giving that true Brittany 'look'

Darlington 2011: Judge Moray Armstrong - quality b/w lovely head, front and body,sound, stylish mover, in nice coat and condition. CC

Midland Counties 2011: Judge Per Iverson, Norway - A bitch with excellent properties, lovely type, feminine head, medium length of neck, deep chest.  very good bone & feet, in good coat, moved well and in lovely condition CC

BCGB Champ show 2007: French Judge Pierre Gaudin - excellent head, topline and depth of chest, balance very good, movement also very good.  1st 

Dr Ron James -  very feminine in appearance, pleasing outline and height to length ratio, pleasing head properties with a kindly and expressive eye, matching bone and substance for her size.

Waverley Gundog 2012
Massie's Yarak Viola to Aberdon 8 yrs young, feminine balanced head, good eye & ear set, true front with ample substance, good ribbing, with lovely depth, moved very true which won her the class BOB.