Cl. 1. 'A'(3/2) 'Z'(0/0) H-neg.
Very Good Merit
Breeder / Owner / Trainer, Jenny Joseph
Louie's 2003 Show Results
On the 22nd of February 2003 at the German Shepherd Dog Club of Tasmaina Inc. Champ Show, Louie won Open Dog, graded Excellent, Challenge Dog & Best of Breed. Judge: Mr. Jurgen Neddermeyer (N.S.W)
Critique: 3yrs,6mths. Double p1 upper left. Well above medium size, strong and substantial dog of very good type. Very good pigment and beautiful colouration. High withers, firm back and well moulded croup. Very good hindquater and very good forequarter angulations. Stands correct in front with slightly long paws. Strong masculine head, correct ear carriage, good eye colour and lovely dark mask. Normal chest development. Steps correct at rear with hock joints fractionally infirm, correct in front. Shows a very even ground covering gait, with good hindquarter drive and fore reach.
On the 23nd of February 2003 at the German Shepherd Dog Club of Tasmaina Inc. Champ Show, Louie won Open Dog, graded Excellent, Challenge Dog & Best of Breed. Judge: Mr. Ian Urie (Vic)
Critique: 3.5 yrs. Large very well coloured and pigmented, well proportioned dog of very good type and harmonious outline in stance. Very good head with well set ears, medium eye colour, lovely dark mask and a slightly roman nose. Double p1 upper left. Good wither, firm back, very well moulded croup which could be just a little longer, very good fore and hindquarter
angulations and very good chest proportions. Stands correct in front, steps correct coming and going with very good firmness in the elbows and hocks. At all gaiting speeds shows xceptional balance with powerful hindquarter drive and free fore reach.
On the 9th of March 2003 at the German Shepherd Dog Club of Victoria Inc. Champ Show, Louie won Open Dog, graded Excellent, Challenge Dog & Best Open.
Judge: Herr Joachim Stiegler. SV. (Gmy)
Critique: 3.5yrs, large, medium strong, typey and expressive dog with a good wither and good length and lay of the croup, correct angulations and correct in front. Stepping Straight. He shows far-reaching and powerul movement.
On the 27th April 2003 at the 31st G.S.D.C.A. Inc. National Show & Obedience Trial held in A.C.T. Louie came 12th in Open Dog graded Excellent. Judge: Herr. Erich Orschler. SV. (Gmy)
Critique: Upper left double P1. Very expressive, large, medium strong substantial slightly long dog with a good head, high wither, very steep croup. Very good angulations, pronounced chest development, stands correct in front. Good length of stride however the hindquarter could still be a little more powerful.
On the 8th of June 2003 at the G.S.D.C. of S.A. Inc. Championship Show & Trial Louie came 2nd in Open Dog graded Excellent and Reserve Challenge Dog. Judge: Mr. Russell Wenham.
Critique: 3 years 10 months Double P1 upper left. Entire. Large, medium strong slightly stretched harmoniously well-pigmented dog of very good type and outlook. Strong masculine head with very good skull planes. Very good strength of upper and lower jaw desired eye colour. Level withers firm back good length and lay of croup. Very good forequarter angulation. Correct chest development for age. Very good ratio between chest and foreleg. Very good hindquarter angulation with broad thighs ideally shorter hocks. Stands correct in front. Moves correct going firm hocks. Moves correct coming ideally firmer elbows. In movement displays very good ground covering gait with very good reach and drive.
On the 9th of June 2003 at the G.S.D.C. of S.A. Inc. Championship Show & Trial Louie came 1st in Open Dog graded Excellent and Challenge Dog, Runner up in show.
Judge: Mrs Dr. Karen Hedberg.
Critique: Large medium strong slightly stretched of very good type and very good outline. Very well coloured and pigmented dog. Very good masculine head and expression good wither firm back. Just slightly short but very well laid croup. Very good fore and hind quarter angulation. very good chest proportion. Steps correct front and rear. Firm hock just marginally loose elbows. In movement shows very good far-reaching and balanced movement where he maintains a very good topline.
On the 16th of August 2003 at the Broken Hill G.S.D.C. Inc.Louie came 2nd in Open Dog graded Excellent and Reseve Challenge Dog. Judge: Mr. Alastair Henderson. (Vic)
On the 17th of August 2003 at the Broken Hill G.S.D.C. Inc.Louie came 3rd in Open Dog graded Excellent.
Judge: Mrs. Faye Stokes. (N.S.W.)
On 2nd of November 2003 at the Working Dog Club of Victoria. Inc. Championship Show. Louie won Open Dog and Best of Breed graded Excellent. Judge: Mr. Andy Tong Tak Choy (China)
On 14th December 2003 at the G.S.D.C.V. Inc. 73rd Champion Show, Louie came 6th in Open Dog graded Excellent.
Judge : Mrs Carol O'Rourke. (W.A)
Critique: Double P1 upper left. Large, medium strong, slightly stretched black and gold richly pigmented dog of excellent type. Very good head, slight roman nose, desired dark eye. High withers firm back, slightly short steep croup. Very good fore and hindquarter angulation, Slightly deep underchest. Stands Straight in front, pasterns could be firmer. In stance impresses with his proportions and richness of pigmentation. Steps correct coming and going, elbows should be firmer. Exhibits powerful drive, with good ground covering movement and forehand reach.