Bernese Mountain Dog Club of Scotland


Our Open Show was held on

Sunday 17th February 2019


Cochrane Hall, Alva FK12 5LJ

Judge - Mr J McNulty (Bernhaven)



L to R Best Dog Hastings' Bernemcourt Liv'n On A Prayer
Reserve Best Dog King's Elnside The Grandmaster ShCM
Best Puppy Dog MacDonald's Elnside Captain Fantastic
Best Veteran Dog Carty's Floskirk Berneray


L to R Best Bitch Davidson's Elnside Flame Of Shadows
Reserve Best Bitch Davidson's Meadowpark Pure Breeze
Best Veteran Bitch Jeffries' Esslinbern Fenix Fire Lily


L to R Best in Show Hastings' Bernemcourt Liv'n On A Prayer
Reserve Best in Show King's Elnside The Grandmaster ShCM
Best Veteran in Show Carty's Floskirk Berneray
Best Puppy in Show Davidson's Elnside Flame Of Shadows



Veteran Dog (3 entries)
1st Carty's Floskirk Berneray.
Rising 8, in good coat and condition, soft expression, good neck into shoulders, level topline,well muscled, good feet, still good on the go. BVIS.
2nd King's Elnside Going The Distance.
Only a month between 1&2, little to split them. Good head, dark eye, strong shoulders and topline, good bone and markings, not quite the movement of 1 today.
3rd Dickson's Ch Monalou Dutch Connexion To Geruth.
Almost 10, a pleasure to see him still mixing it with the almost 8 "youngsters".

Minor Puppy Dog (1)
1st MacLeod's Kinelarty My Goodness My Guines.
8 months, still learning his craft, good skull and eye, sufficient bone, decent topline, good markings. Needs time to develop, moves a little wide in front at the moment.

Puppy Dog (3 entries, 1 absent)
1st MacDonald's Elnside Captain Fantastic.
10 months, lively lad, developing as he should, appealing expression, good flow of neck into topline, high over croup as expected, good bone and markings, a little weak in pasterns, reasonable movement.
2nd Kelly's Cedar Creeks Seamills McFly (Imp USA).
Just 3 days between them, developing equally. Liked his head and eye, good stop, decent neck and topline, decent markings. A tad curly in coat, tends to move wide coming to.

Junior Dog (1, 1)

 Yearling Dog (3, 2)
1st Roberts & Seaman's Esslinbern Saruman.
21 months, lively, decent head and eye, strong neck and shoulders, topline ok, good depth to chest, well ribbed and coupled, enough bone, decent coat and markings. Needs to tighten up on the move, erratic when going away.

Maiden Dog No entries

Novice Dog No entries

Graduate Dog (3, 2)
1st Smith's Piper Van't Stokerybos (Imp Bel).
Just turned 3, lots to like about him. Correct ratios, good head, dark eye, pleasing expression, strong neck and shoulders into good topline, strong over croup, good depth to chest, well ribbed and coupled, decent coat and markings. Unsettled on the move, a tad wide when going away.
2nd Roberts & Seaman's Esslinbern Saruman

Post Graduate Dog (3, 1)
1st Addison's Monalou Bollinger.
Almost 3 years, good outline, well constructed. Liked his head and expression, everything correct about him, good all round dog,out of coat today, reasonable on the move.
2nd Dickson's Monalou Raffael At Geruth.
Rising 2, a little behind 1 in maturity, otherwise the same remarks apply, also out of coat and not quite the movement of 1.

Limit Dog (3, 2)
1st Hastings' Bernemcourt Liv'n On A Prayer.
Outstanding outline, correct ratios, great ring presence, lovely expressive head and dark eye, strong neck flows into straight topline, solid over croup, great depth to chest, ribs well sprung, good coupling and tuck up, well muscled,good markings, in superb condition, tight cat like feet, excellent all round movement. Happy to award him BD, and later, BIS.

Open Dog (3, 2)
1st King's Elnside The Grandmaster ShCM.
Approching 4, superb outline so much to like, everything in proportion, nothing overdone, same remarks as limit winner apply, almost nothing to separate them, however ,on the move he was not quite on top form today, therefore RBD & RBIS.

Veteran Bitch (2)
1st Jeffries' Esslinbern Fenix Fire Lily.
7 years, pleasing outline attractive head, good topline and depth to chest, well ribbed, tan fading slightly, decent on the move.
2nd McCormick's Ch Monalou Artic Queen.
8 years, in good condition, well made,appealing expression, all her Ch.attributes still evident, movement a little sluggish today.

Minor Puppy Bitch (1)
1st Jeffries' Esslinbern Gadabout Grace.
8 months, developing along expected lines, ok for bone, good ribs and coupling, decent markings, still to come together on the move.

Puppy Bitch (3)
1st Davidson's Elnside Flame Of Shadows.
10 months, promising prospect, seems born to the show ring. Liked her straight off, solid outline, good proportions, developing well. Pleasing head and eye, good neck and shoulders into level topline, good over croup, decent coat and markings, well ribbed, good feet, very good movement for age. Held up well in challenges to win BB & BPIS.
2nd McAulay's Elnside Analysis This.
Litter sister to 1, smaller made, good head developing, decent
stop, flows well from neck into shoulders and topline, well ribbed, good coat and markings, decent movement.

3rd Jeffries' Esslinbern Gadabout Grace

Junior Bitch No entries

Yearling Bitch (3, 1)
1st Monalou Contessa At Torralbaz.
22 months. Pleasing head, good eye, well constructed, enough bone, good coat and markings, decent on the move.
2nd Jeffries' Esslinbern Leia's Bliss.
21 months, unsettled, no hands on assessment, decent head and eye, good markings, reasonable movement.

Maiden Bitch (2)
1st Davidson's Elnside Flame Of Shadows
2nd McAulay's Elnside Analysis This

Novice Bitch (2)
1st Davidson's Elnside Flame Of Shadows

Graduate Bitch No entries

Post Graduate Bitch (1, 1)

Limit Bitch (4, 1)
1st Davidson's Meadowpark Pure Breeze.
5 years, smaller made, good outline and construction, decent head, narrow markings, good eye, good depth to chest, well ribbed and coupled, good topline and croup, good all round on the move. RBB.
2nd McCormick's Monalou Star Princess.
Rising 4, in good coat and condition, good head and eye, decent stop, good topline and croup, well marked, narrowly lost out on movement.
3rd Jeffries' Esslinbern Eternal Joy.

Open Bitch (3, 1
1st Davidson's Meadowpark Pure Breeze.
2nd Jeffries' Esslinbern Binda Hip Hop.
Close call between 1 & 2, same remarks apply, just preferred head of 1, which shaded it over preferred markings of 2.



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