Over the years my life became
more cluttered with ins and outs, do's and don'ts and grey areas that people
find as they 'mature'. Although time dulls all emotions and pales colours,
the Breed Standard is still shiny and bright as I first read it and remains
my beacon in the diversions of 'type' that may be in the show ring today.
Can., Am., P.R., S.A., Int'l Ch. Solstice Britannia
was the light of my life, my majordomo
and my good arm. She sorted out the other dogs when needed and was
always there for me to cry on.
She weighed 180 lbs
Betty Baxter wrote of Britannia
at the Dallas show in 1988...
Open Bitch - An excellent class
1st - Langshaw's Can. Ch. Solstice
Britannia; she caught my eye the moment she came into the ring; an imposing,
deep chested broad bodied, massive bitch of real quality. In addition she
had a beautiful head - broad across the skull, just the right amount of
wrinkle, deep, short, strong blunt muzzle and a lovely expression given
by dark eyes (so many eyes I saw today were either light or round or both,
and either of these faults completely spoils the overall expression). This
bitch had strong hindquarters and broad strong second thigh, excellent
bone, lovely feet and well laid shoulders. Showed and moved well. I made
her my Winner's Bitch and also Best Opposite.
Can., Am., P.R., S.A., Int'l
Ch. Solstice Mavourneen
This was Brit's most famous
daughter and had Group placings
in Canada as well as Puerto
She weighed 195 lbs.
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I've been proud of my dogs no
matter how they looked or whether they've been shown or not.They're all
my babies, regardless.
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