Text Box: ‘ECHO’    Jetaime Higher Love ** P D H
Show Critiques

Jersey KC  Sept 2023  “ Super quality dog. Beautiful head, medium eye almond shape and good colour, has the distinctive triangular appearance ears stiff and erect, set high as they should be. Nice length of neck and well muscled, good shoulder placement, excellent body, powerful, well muscled quarters and in great coat and condition, had that wonderful brisk and free movement, BOB and Group 2, was not surprised to hear later he has done well and already has a CC !! Lovely dog and also a favorite breed of mine”  Roslyn Gardiner

NORBEL July 2023  . “ 6 year old dog. Good parallel planes and good bite. Moving efficiently & elegantly covering the ground. Good eyes that could be darker. Nice feet and good angles both ends. Nice mane and coat. Best Dog “ Louise Patterson

Guernsey KC May 2023  6yr old male. Very typical, mature boy who is balanced throughout. Good length to his head, high set ears of correct shape. Lovely, dark eyes and good mouth. Good neck running into nicely sloping shoulders. Deep chest, straight topline and nicely angulated rear. Moved well. BOB  “ Sue Bird

Midland Counties Ch Show Oct 2022 “ Nicely presented male of 5 years, just not quite so clean in movement today as 1, balanced head with good ear set and dark eye, nicely angulated front and rear, he was a lovely shape standing and moving, presented in excellent coat with good muscle tone, RBD. “  Cath Moffet

Guernsey KC Autumn2022  “ Fell totally in love with this five year old male. Everything to like with a super outline, all lines flowing into one another. Mature in body and mindset. Most
calm and collected temperament whilst still being totally alert and his mobile ears were alert to all proceedings – rather “Hakuna Matata” in attitude. He is a super mover with a brisk and
unexaggerated stride, hocks remaining parallel to one another. He just shone from start to finish. BOB. G1. BIS. Congratulations.  Judge : Jane Paradise
WKC August 2022.  2nd Place Working/ Pastoral Stakes (22 entries) “ Well proportioned, typical finely chiselled head carried proudly, nice well placed eyes and ears, correct front and rear quarters, well let down chest, correct spring of ribs, lovely topline which was well kept on the move, typical movement.” Judge Frank Borg.

CRUFTS 2022  “4 year old male, square outline, showing strength and masculinity, scissor bite, good balanced head, dark almond shaped eyes, medium ears, a little broad at base, arched neck leading to level topline and sloping croup, balanced angulations, nice feet, good black coat, nice dog with friendly temperament, moved rather erratically “   Judge M Pratten

Guernsey KC Show March 2022 Group 1 and 4th BIS  “Excellent shape on the stand. Love his head ratios and super ear set and erect shape, dark eye and taper to muzzle, with well pigmented lips, and dentition, neck fits well into withers, top line and loins firm with slight slope to rump. Good in underline. Well-muscled rear and sound hocks showing sound positive gait and ground cover while retaining elegance. Jacket is harsh and good undercoat. Well presented and handled. Group 1.  Judge Allyson  King

Bournemouth Ch Show 2021 Frank Bloom Memorial Stakes 1st (class of 20)  “ 4year old male, loved everything about this boy, masculine finely chiselled head, well defined mask, good reach of neck on shoulders well placed, well boned legs, good spring of rib with firm loin, well muscled hind quarters, presented in excellent coat, brisk and free on the move covering ground with easeJudge : Sue Bird

Channel Islands Dog of the Year Semi Finalist  “Semi Finalists – Adults  Pastoral Group 75 Yablsey’s Belgian Shepherd (Groenendael) Jetaime Higher Love. A handsome boy of really good type and balance.  Calm, steady temperament, good head carriage and good depth of chest and moderate spring of rib.  Light, flowing action.”

Guernsey KC Oct  2019 BOB, Group 1 and RBIS!  “ This eye-catching quality young male of 2 years stood alone in his class.  Very masculine with balanced skull, strong muzzle, dark eye and well set ears.  Beautifully angulated all through with sound top-line and well muscled rear.  Correct bone and up on his feet with a lovely attitude.  A real picture standing and moving, he moved with ease and confidence in all directions, BOB & G1, pleased to see him chosen as RBIS by my co-judge. “  Judge: C Moffat

Guernsey KC Show Sept 2019 BOB & Group 1  “ Notes say Stunning. Really liked this male, finely chiselled head with good ear carriage,  dark eye and strong jaw, well pigmented nose and rims, moderately arched neck going into well placed shoulders with good depth of chest reaching elbows. Firm back & well muscled hind quarters, hocks well let down & feet well padded, parallel front and rear & on move was very light on feet BOB “

Guernsey Pastoral Group 1 “1st Jetaime Higher Love, didn’t put a foot wrong here in the group. In profile beautifully balanced, on the move he was brisk and alert”

Judge  :  Sue Bird 

Jersey Ch Show August 2019  BOB and Pastoral Group 2. “ 2yrs excellent type, handsome head, expressive eyes, well carried ears, good body shape, well presented coat, in splendid condition, light on his feet when moving, steady character. I really liked him”

Judge:  Liz Cartledge

“Quality dog of excellent overall balance, good neck, typical angulation, good topline retained on the move. Close up in the Group: he too could have a shade more confidence but I liked him a lot”

Group Judge : Simon Parsons.

Bournemouth Ch Show August 2019 1st Limit Dog

“ Lovely mature male with an excellent and balanced outline. Lovely head, correct parallels, dark well shaped eyes and good ears. Nice length of neck into distinct withers and very well angulated front assembly with strong parallel forelegs. Deep chest, short back, good tuck up and well muscled rear end. Moved well coming and going with good drive. Pushed hard in the challenge and a very close decision!

Judge :  Liz Woodward

Guernsey KC Feb 2019 Best Yearling in Show

“Best Yearling in Show. Well presented, profuse black coat. Beautiful head, dark eyes, small triangular ears, which he used well. Good depth of brisket. Well ribbed back. Good bone and tight feet. Moved with a lovely brisk, free, even movement" Rachel Wray

1 and BOB G2 Yabsley’s Jetaime Higher Love**, such a beautifully presented 20 mth d of superb temperament, blunt wedge head with muzzle of medium length, dark bright eyes, high set and well used ears, stands on well boned legs and strong patterns, body almost square with a deep chest and well-muscled quarters, a free and brisk mover, liked him very much. Was thrilled to see him win Best Yearling In Show under Rachel Wray. ‘ Judge Mrs Bodle

Guernsey KC Dec 2018

‘17 mth. dog. Well proportioned with alert expression. Strong masculine head, finely chiselled and in balance with body. Skull and muzzle of similar lengths. Moderate stop. Dark medium sized eyes. Erect ears set high. Strongly pigmented mouth with scissor bite and good dentition. Well muscled clean neck with slight arch. Good forequarters with distinct withers and long shoulder blades. Straight long forelegs. Chest deep with ribs moderately sprung. Straight in back with slight slope to rump. Well muscled hindquarters with good angulation. Brisk even movement. BOB. ‘   Judge B Blunden

NORBEL Ch Show August 2018 2nd Junior Dog

“ 14 months, complete. Excellent type  . . .  long head, good parallel lines, dark almond eyes . . .beautiful expression. Well set medium sized ears. Good neck, short back, croup sloping, shoulder is pretty forward - nice underline - good angulations in rear  . . . good bone & feet. Close behind & moves well from side, good tail. Well handled, balanced temperament. EXCELLENT.” Judge : Bente Harlem (Norway)

Jersey Ch Show July 18 1st LD, BOB Group 2,

“ Excellent head with good eye. Correct neck and front and rear construction.  Excellent balance all round. Moved very well. Just needs a little more ring confidence.” Judge :  Robin Newhouse.

 Jersey Spring Ch Show

“ 12 months dog. What a future star. So impressive, excellent head and expression with correct construction throughout. In superb order with an excellent coat. His movement is sound but he does need to be moved out to fulfil his full potential. Best of Breed. Group 1.”  Judge : Meg Purnell-Carpenter.

Birmingham Ch Show May 2018 1st PD, 1st JD, BPD , BPIB

“Compact head, parallel planes, well chiselled under eye, well pigmented with dark eye. He has round; tight feet, profuse coat for age, presented in very clean condition. He is moderately angulated, with equal length in shoulder and upper arm, balanced angulation front and rear. Lovely deep broad chest with a very square appearance, movement was a pleasure to watch, smooth and continuous effortless. When you look at this dog he has the most typical Belgian outline, very alert and workman like, approachable and of good character “  Judge : Bob Rushton

Guernsey Kennel Club Show March 2018. Best Puppy in Show !

Wonderful critique of Echo at 9 months old !

" Yabsley’s Jetaime Higher Love D BP BOB WOW my notes say. Stunning youngster should have an excellent career. Superb silhouette on the Stand and did not disappoint on handling. Head is finely chiselled with skull of medium width to balance. Eye of nice almond shape and dark giving an alert look. Good scissor bite and jaw strength. Neck fits into well placed shoulders and well boned front legs and desired amount of pastern. Chest is developing well for depth and width, rump has correct shape and tail-set thighs are well muscled and sound parallel hocks, his movement is a sheer joy to watch, free balanced and ground covering. Loved him, BP BOB So pleased to see him take Best Puppy in Show, and Winner of the B. C. Watson Final and 4th Best in Show Overall. One I shall watch with interest." Judge: Ms A King (Allyking) Best in Show Judge Mr D Howarth (Moorbrook).

Guernsey KC Ch Show May 2018

“This young dog has a deal of confidence and is a pleasure to go over, skull shape developing well, flat and with a length of muzzle correct for his age. Ears carried correct, neck of good length and well laid back shoulders. Powerful rear assembly with well placed hocks and tight feet. Sound throughout. Excellent coat and condition. BP and BOB”  Judge : Margaret Bunce