At Ashton-in-Makerfield Canine Society Open Show on 2nd March 2013 Ella was placed 1st in Open and then went on to win Best of Breed under Judge Mrs Marion Sargent (Tegwani)
On 16th February 2013 at the Joint Dalmatian Clubs Championship show Ella returned to the ring and was placed 2nd in Mid Limit :-)Judges Critique: 2nd Goodswen's - Tamilanda Pink Angel from Alphadal A black spotted bitch of good size and proportions. A typical head with lovely broken ears correctly placed. Strong reachy neck into defined withers. Good bend of stifle and is well off for muscle without being overdone. She has matured nicely since I last judged her and now displays a tighter, more controlled movement. Mr Stef Kazana.
On Friday 27th July 2012 at Leeds Championship Show Ella was placed 1st in Post Graduate Bitch, We are so proud of our beautiful girl.
At the North Of England Dalmatian Club Championship Show on Saturday 14th July 2012 Ella was placed 1st in a huge Post Graduate Bitch class :-)
North Of England Dalmatian Club Champ : PGB 12 (0) 1st Goodswens' Tamilanda Pink Angel From Alphadal. Loved her shape and size. Not too tall and with enough length in body. Beautifully spotted black. Most appealing head framed by well set and carried ears. Well arched neck smoothly flowing into well defined withers. Level topline with a slight arch over croup. Well set and carried tail. Nice depth and width to chest. Smooth gradual slope to tuck up. Well placed shoulder. Good bend of stifle. Hocks well let down. Plenty of spring in pasterns allowing for shock absorption. Moved effortlessly in class showing excellent forward reach and driving action from behind. Her day will surely come on today's performance. Judge : Mrs Joan Richardson
On Saturday 7th July at East of England Championship show Ella was placed 1st in Graduate bitch. :-)
At Blackpool Championship Show on Friday 22nd June 2012 Ella was placed 1st in Post Graduate Bitch. So proud of our girl!
(It was very cold, wet & muddy as you can tell by Ella's legs, Blackpool show was cancelled after the 1st day)
PGB(8) 1 Goodswen's Tamilanda Pink Angel From Alphadal. Great quality, well marked, strong, firm mover. Jean Lanning
On Saturday 9th June 2012 at Three Counties Championship Show Ella was placed 2nd in Post Graduate Bitch! :-)
2. GOODSWEN's Tamilanda Pink Angel From Alphadal, Had her at the top of the line for ages as standing she throws out a very impressive outline, well proportioned with good furnishing and optimum angles. Nicely balanced head, steady showgirl, just lost out in profile as she doesn't use her rear as positively as 1. Judge Mr Andrew Brace.
At the Dalmatian Club of Scotland on Saturday 14th April 2012, Ella was placed 1st in Graduate Bitch! :-)
GRADUATE ( 6)
1. Goodswen Tamilanda Pink Angel From Alphadal An absolutely beautiful bitch with a kind expression, lovely eye colour, elegant reach of neck and long, level topline. She has well let down hocks, tight feet and good bone. Wonderful temperament, she is very well handled and really motors around the ring. Strongly considered for Reserve CC. Judge: Joan Atkinson (Theakston)
On Saturday 25th February 2012 at the Joint Dalmatian Clubs Championship Show, Ella was placed 3rd in Post Graduate Bitch out of a huge class of 19! xxxx
At the Barrow & District Open show on Sunday 19th February 2012, Ella won 2nd in Open and Reserve Best of Breed!!!! :0) xxx
On Saturday 11 February 2012 at the St Helens Open Show, Ella was placed 4th in AVNSC Open out of 13 dogs!!
At Dalmatian Club Of Scotland Open Show on Sunday 23th October Ruby was placed 2nd in Special Yearling Bitch and Ella was placed 1st in Graduate Bitch and then went on to win Reserve Best Bitch in Show!!! So proud of our girls :0) xxx
On Sunday 2nd October 2011 at Driffield Championship Show Ella was placed 1st in Yearling Bitch. xxx
Driffield Critique:YB 1. Goodswen's - Tamilanda Pink Angel From Alphadal Elegant, mature 20 months bitch with good depth to chest. Lovely head with dark eye and pretty spotted ears. Nice neckline to well set shoulders, good withers and strong back. Nice tailset held on the move. Good bone, front pasterns and feet. Well muscled with lovely black spotting. Moved well, front and rear, with good topline standing and moving. Liz Hammett
At the City Of Birmingham Championship Show on Sunday 4th September 2011 Charlie was placed 1st in Limit Dog and Ella was placed 1st in Graduate Bitch. :-)
Judges Critique : GB 1st Tamilanda Pink Angel from Alphadal , fills the eye for balance, lovely quality bitch, excellent balance , clean outline & very good spotting, very good head and eye. Just needs to mature a little in chest & can have a very good future. Holds herself well on the move with very good stride. Made the final cut & should go on to do even better. Mr Frank Kane.
Judges Critique : LD 1st Tamilanda Pink Vigilante from Alphadal, Elegant liver in beautiful condition, clear background coat. Won on balance.Tends to stand rather forward but his shoulders & upper arm are better than they appear. Clean head but nose pigment could be stronger. Mr Frank Kane.
On Sunday 21st August 2011 at the Welsh Kennel Club Championship Show, Ruby was placed 3rd in Novice Bitch and Ella was placed 3rd in Post Grad Bitch. xxx
At The Bakewell Premier Open Show on Thursday 4th August 2011 Ella was placed 1st in Post Grad, and then went on to win Reserve Best of Breed. :-)
On Sunday 24th July 2011At Leeds Championship show Ella was placed 4th in Junior Bitch. xxx
At East of England Championship Show on 20th July 2011, Charlie was placed 1st in PGD and Ella was placed 5th in JB. :-)
Judges Critique : 1st PGD .Goodswens Tamilanda Pink Vigilante From Alphadal Liver dog who was a bit of a hand full, good front & hindquarters, lovely outline, good head, expression & reach of neck, moved well.Judge: Miss T Gardinor
On Friday 24th June 2011 at Blackpool Championship Show Ella won the Bitch Reserve Challenge Certificate under Judge Mr Rob Sansom. This gains Ella her Stud Book Number, qualifying her for Crufts for Life!! :-) We are So proud!!
At the Cheshire County Show on Wednesday 22nd June 2011, Ella was placed 1st in Junior and went on to win Reserve Best of Breed under Judge Janet Saunders.
On Friday 3rd June 2011 at Southern Counties Championship show Ella was place 4 in Junior Bitch. :-)
On Sunday 20th March 2011 at the Otley Open Show Ella was placed 1st in Junior and then went on to win Best of Breed!! So proud of our little girl. xx
J (7)1 Goodswen's Tamilanda Pink Angel from Alphdal Black spotted mature bitch with good head and expression, elegant neck into well defined withers and level topline held on the move. Steady movement with good drive from the rear. BOB Judge Mrs J Christie (Sophtspot)
At Crufts 2011 on Sunday 13th March 2011, Ella was placed 1st in Special Junior Bitch, Charlie was placed 3rd in Post Graduate Dog and Ruby was placed 5th in Special Puppy Bitch!! What a Thrilling Day :-)
Judges Critique : SJB Goodswen's Tamilanda Pink Angel from Alphadal, liked this one a lot, a black spot
bitch in lovely condition, her head and eyes pleased giving a nice expression,
body shape was good, very nice outline, size, correctly balanced topline held well
on the move, a lot to like about this one. Judge-Mr Peter Bailey
Below is Ruby with Colin @crufts.
Below is Charlie @ Crufts.
Judges Critique : 1st PGD, Goodswen's Tamilanda Pink Vigilante from Alphadal JW, good liver spotted male with good overall decorations, movement was sound and true with a good ground covering front extention and rear drive, again the 3rd placed male pleased in this class.
On Saturday 19th Feb 2011 at The Joint Dalmatian Clubs Championship show Charlie was placed 1st in Post Grad Dog and ruby was placed 3rd in Yearling Bitch (Ella was absent due to season) So pleased with them both. xxx
Post Graduate Dog (8)
Judges Critique : PGD 1st Goodswen's Tamilanda Pink Vigilante from Alphadal JW. Lovely rich liver spotting and attractive head. Good front and nice tight feet, showed well and moved with plenty of drive. Judge-Lady McDonald of Sleat
At the Manchester Championship Show on Friday 21st January 2011 Ella was placed 2nd in Puppy Bitch and Ruby was placed 2nd in Junior Bitch Qualifying them both for Crufts 2012 :-)
On 2nd January 2011 at the Heywood and Radcliffe CS Open show Ella was placed 1st in Junior and Ruby was 3rd in Post Grad. Ella went on to win BOB, BPIB, Group 3 and Puppy Group 4. Well done to our Girls :-)
At the British Utility Breeds Association Championship show on Saturday 4th December 2010 under breed specialist Mr E Patterson, Ella was placed 1st and Ruby 3rd in a big PB Class. Ella went on to win Best Puppy in Breed and was short listed to the final 8 for Best Puppy in Show!!!!! We are extreamly proud of them both once again. :-)
(Ella and Colin in the Big Ring @ BUBA)
On Sunday 21st November 2010 at The Bolsover Open Show Ruby was placed 1st and Ella was placed 3rd in Junior out of a big class, Ruby went on to win BPIB, well done baby :-)
At The Huntingdonsire C.S. Open Show on Saturday 12th November 2010, Ella was placed 3rd in Junior. xx
On Saturday 6th November 2010 at the British Dalmatian Club Open, Ella was placed 1st in Puppy Bitch, Best Puppy Bitch, Best Black Bitch and Reserve Best Puppy in Show!! :-)
Above-Ella on the move at British Dalmatian Club Open 2010.
Judges Critique : MPB(14) Plenty of talent and potential here. 1 and BP, Goodswen's Tamilanda Pink Asterism From Alphadal. Gorgeous black spotted puppy of 9 months. I loved everything about her. I see she is litter sister of my puppy dog winner and also third in this class. Good head, attentive showgirl, very well proportioned with nicely arched neck, firm body and topline, well conditioned and handled, moved very well, full of promise. Judge Mrs L Cartledge.
Below is Best in Show and Best Puppy in Show (Tamilanda Pink Angel From Alphadal) at DCoS Open.
On Sunday 17th October 2010 at the Dalmatian Club Of Scotland Open show Ella was placed 1st in Puppy Bitch and then went on to win Best Puppy In Show!!!!!!!! This Qualifies Ella for the Dalmatian Of The Year competition. :-) Ruby was absent as she had a sore paw :-(
Judges Critique : PB 1st Goodswen's Tamilanda Pink Angel from Alphadal. Really liked this bitch.Black 8 month old with pleasing head and darkest eye. Well off for bone, good forechest, and straight forelegs down to tight feet. Strong hindquarters for one so young, enabling her to move out well. Held a level topline on the move. Workmanlike bitch yet feminine. Best Puppy in Show. Janet Saunders (Dallydyl).
At South Wales Championship Show on Saturday 9th October 2010 Ruby was placed 3rd in Minor Puppy Bitch and Ella got 1st in Puppy Bitch. :-) well done again girls. xx
Judges Critique : PB 1st Goodswens Tamilanda Pink Angel From Alphadal. 8 Month old black spotted bitch of correct size, make and shape. Pretty head framed by well broken ears, dark eyes and correct bite. Well bodied with plenty of bone, moved in unison with her handler. Mrs Sally-Ann Neath-Duggan (Buffrey)
On Saturday 25th September 2010 at NI Dalmatian Club Championship Show Ruby got 3rd in MPB qualifying her for Crufts 2011, and Ella got 3rd in PB. We are so proud of our little girlies. xx
At the NI Dalmatian Club Championship Show Kyla got 1st in Maiden and 5th in Post Grad. Well done Kyla!!! WooHoo.
Judges Critique : MB 1st Goodswen's Peressma Gold Dust Woman from Alphadal Somewhat elegant bitch, pretty head with dark eye and spotting but didn't move to full advantage. JUDGE Chris Pickup.
At Birmingham Championship show Ella was placed 3rd and Ruby was placed 5th in MPB.
On Sunday 22nd August at The Welsh Kennel Club Championship Show Ella was placed 3rd and Ruby was placed 5th in MPB. Well done the girls!! :-)
At Bournemouth Championship show on Sunday 15th August 2010 Ella was placed 2nd in PB out of a big class of 12 qualifying her for Crufts 2011, Colin and I are Thrilled!!!
Judges Critique : PB 2nd Goodswen's - Tamilanda Pink Angel from Alphadal Slightly smaller frame than 1. This black spotted bitch has a pretty feminine face with well broken ears. Good reach of neck, well defined withers and reasonable top line. Tail set correct. Moved ok but needs to firm up. STEF KAZANA (Judge)
On Saturday 31st July 2010 Ruby was placed VHC at The British Dalmatian Club Championship Show. So proud of her!!!!!
On Saturday 31st July 2010 Ella was placed HC at The British Dalmatian Club Championship Show. Well done baby girl!!!!
On Saturday 13th March 2010 at Crufts Charlie was placed 2nd in Yearling Dog!!! we are so thrilled with Charlie's progress and are looking forward to the year ahead. :-)
Judges Critique : YD 2nd.TAMILANDA PINK VIGILANTE FROM ALPHADAL JW (MRS PM & MR C P GOODSWEN) Well marked liver, lots of quality, balanced in outline, lovely head and eye, level topline and great tail, deep rib and good bone. Super temperament, really was enjoying himself. Not quite the reach of one, but a very pleasing youngster that should do well in the future. Mrs M Mullholand.
On Saturday 20th Feb 2010 Charlie got a fantastic 2nd place in Post Graduate Dog at the Joint Dalmatian Clubs Championship show!
At the Manchester Championship Show on Friday 22nd January 2010, Charlie got 3rd out of a big class of 11, in Post Graduate Dog. Excellently handled by his breeder Donna Whincup!! :-)
We started the showing this year with Kyla "Peressma Gold Dust Woman From Alphadal.
On Saturday 16th January 2010 Kyla got 1st in Post Graduate and RES Best of Breed at Heywood and Radcliffe CS Open Show :-) .
At The Belfast Championship show on Sunday 27th September Charlie was placed 2nd in Junior Dog and 1st in Post Graduate Dog giving him the remaining points needed to gain his JUNIOR WARRANT!! :-)
On 6th September 2009 We had a lovely sunny day at the City of Birmingham Championship Show where Charlie did us proud taking 1st in both Junior Dog and Graduate Dog. We were so thrilled!! :-)
At The Scottish Kennel Club Championship Show on 29th August 2009 Charlie was placed 2nd in Junior Dog and then once he settled down went on to get 1st in Yearling Dog and 1st in Graduate Dog!!
On 23rd August 2009 We enjoyed a day out at the Welsh Kennel Club Championship Show where Charlie was placed 3rd in Junior Dog.
At the Bournemouth C.A Championship Show on Saturday 8th August 2009 we had a lovely weekend enjoying the sunshine and Charlie was placed 3rd in Junior Dog and then went on to get RESERVE in the PetPlan Junior Dog Stakes class which was fantastic as it was out of 32 dogs!! :-)
On Saturday 1st August 2009 we enjoyed a day at the new Kennel Club Building for the British Dalmatian Club Championship Show and Charlie was placed RES in Junior Dog.
On Friday 24th July 2009 we had a fun day at the Leeds City & District C.A. Championship show and Charlie was placed 2nd in Junior Dog! :-)
Judges Critique: 2 Goodswen's Tamilanda Pink Vigilante from Alphadal, no doubting this lad is a male, strong head, excellent length & finish in foreface, bright eyes of good shape & colour, like I has a more than useful neck, nice layback in shoulder, straight forelegs with a hint of spring in pastern. Not quite so positive in hock as he went away from me though side on he is impressive; Mr A Wight.
This is Charlie running along with two beautiful Horses, not doing too badly for his first time seeing a horse up-close! :-)
On 12th July 2009 We had a lovely time camping at Stafford for the North Of England Dalmatian Club Championship Show and Charlie was placed 2nd in Junior dog. :-)
Judges Critique: JD 2nd. Goodswen's Tamilanda Pink Vigilante from Alphadal, 14 m.o. l/s, good head, nice front but still slightly underdeveloped in chest, good stifles and low hocks, lovely coat, slightly proud of his tail, never stood still which made him very difficult to assess. Dr W J E Gardner
At East of England Championship Show on 11th July 2009 Charlie got RES in Junior dog.
At Blackpool Championship show on Friday 26th June 2009 Charlie was placed 3rd in Junior dog and 1st in Graduate dog!!!! :-)
On 17th June 2009 at The Three Counties Championship show Charlie was placed 3rd in Junior dog and got VHC in Post Grad dog. :-)
On 5th June 2009 We traveled to the Southern Counties Championship show where Charlie was placed 3rd in Junior dog and RES in Yearling dog. :-)
At Bath Championship Show on Monday 25th May 2009 Charlie had yet another fantastic day and got 1st in Junior Dog!!! We are so thrilled!! :-)
On Friday 15th May 2009 at a very COLD, WET and WINDY Scottish Kennel Club Championship Show Charlie was placed 1st in Junior Dog and 2nd in Yearling Dog!! :-)
Judges Critique : JD (6,1) 1 Goodswen's Tamilanda Pink Vigilante from Alphadal, young liver spotted, really took my eye, super outline, good head & expression, best shoulders in the class, good underline. When his novice handler gains more experience should do really well; BRENDA SMITH
On Sunday 10th May 2009 we had a fantastic day at the Birmingham National Championship Show and Charlie was placed 1st in Puppy Dog and 2nd in Junior Dog. :-)
Judges Critique-1st Goodswen's Tamilanda Pink Vigilante from Alphadal. A stylish and elegant male with a clean outline, very good for size, balance and shape. Scored on front assembly. Nice head and ear set with clean neck and shoulders, a level topline and correct underline with strong loin. Well angulated, firm hindquarters with a good width of thigh and hocks well let down. Moved soundly, particularly in profile. Well presented. Sarah Dandy
On 2nd May 2009 at British Dalmatian Club OpenShow Charlie was placed RES in Puppy Dog and 3rd in Junior Dog.
At W.E.L.K.S. Championship Show on 24th April Charlie had another great day out and was placed 2nd in Puppy and VHC in Junior. Here is Charlie trying to bribe the judge Mr Ernie Paterson! :-)
At the Dalmatian Club of Scotland Championship Show on 18th April 2009 Charlie was placed 2nd in Puppy and 2nd in Junior. We had a lovely day and enjoyed the sunshine!
Judges Critique- 2nd Goodswen's Tamilanda Pink Vigilante From Alphadal. Impressive and eye catching. Elegant with even liver spotting. Kind expression from amber eye, neat ears carried close to head. Well arched neck into defined withers and straight back. Deep chest for age with enough tuck up. Well turned stifle and well let down hocks. Glimpses of correct tracking when not distracted. Mrs J Richardson (Jomihvar)
On 12th April 2009 at Mountsorrel Open Charlie as placed VHC in Junior.
At the Bolsover Open on 11th April 2009 Charlie was placed 2nd in Puppy and 3rd in Junior.
On 10th April 2009 at Acrington & District Open show Charlie was placed 2nd in Junior and RES in Graduate.
At the Wigan & District Open show on 5th April 2009 Charlie preformed superbly and got 1st in Junior, 1st in Graduate, Best of Breed and Best Puppy in Breed. We would like to thank the Judge Mr Gray for all his positive comments afterwards.
At the North Of England Dalmatian Club open Show on 29th March 2009 We had a great day and Charlie got 2nd in a big class of Puppy Dog and 3rd in Junior Dog. It was a lovely sunny day and we all enjoyed meeting up with the Tamilanda Gang!! :-)
Judges Critique - 2. Goodswen's - Tamilanda Pink Vigilante from Alphadal A very attractive L/W really well made and decorated, moved very well. Unlucky to come up
against such an outstanding example as1st.
Mr J McCarthy (Kilndandy)
On 23rd March 2009 we had a lovely day at Morecambe for the Morecambe Open show where Charlie got 3rd in Junior and 2nd in Post Grad. We then enjoyed a fantastic walk along the beach!! :-)
On 15th March 2009 we travelled to Leeds for the Otley Open show. Charlie got 3rd place out of a large entry.
On 1st March 2009 We enjoyed a day out at the Sheffield Open show where Charlie got RES in Puppy and Kyla Got 2nd in Post Grad and 2nd in Open!! :)
On Saturday 21st Feb 2009 at the Joint Dalmatian Clubs Champ Show Charlie had a fantastic day and got 3rd out of a large class in Puppy Dog, Qualifying him for Crufts 2010!!! Thrilled would be an understatement :)
Also at the Joint Dalmatian Clubs Champ Show Kyla got placed HC in Post Graduate Bitch out of a very large class. As this was Kyla's first EVER show we were elated with this achievement. Maybe with some practise for both of us we will go on to even more success!! :-)
On Sunday 15th Feb 2009 Charlie had a great day at the Deane & District C.S open show. He got 1st in Dalmatian Junior. 1st Dalmatian Post Grad. Best of Breed. Best Puppy in Breed. Utility Group 2nd. and Utility Group Puppy 1st!
Judges Critique-"Quality L/W puppy, in excellent coat & condition, head of correct ratios, good eye & pigmentation, correct front & feet. Muscled well turned quarters, he really uses his neck giving a clean elegant profile on the move. Very sound, well handled & presented. I considered him in last few for BPIS." Roy Metcalfe
On Sunday 4th January 2009 Charlie did excellent and he got-1st in Dalmatian Junior.
Best in Breed. Best puppy in breed. Utility Group 4th. 1st Utility Group Puppy. and Reserve Best Puppy in Show!!!! We are so thrilled with our boy :-)
Judges Critique-RBPIS "Very attractive L/S puppy of true quality all through, well proportioned head, good eye and earset, correct in body balance, good strong round bone with compact feet, showing a happy disposition at all times, making his handler keep up to the mark, retained a good outline on the go around and tail never stopped wagging, one with promise." Martin Sanders.
On Saturday 13th December 08 Charlie got VHC in the Dalmatian Puppy Dog Class at the LKA Championship Show!!
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******On Sunday 7th December 08 Charlie got Second in the Dalmatian Puppy class at the Maghull & Merseyside Canine Society!!!******
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At both Charlie's and Colin's first ever show which was the Bolsover & District Canine Society we had a fantastic time and Charlie and Colin did brilliant and got a SECOND in the breed class, a FIRST in AV Utility Puppy, and RESERVE BEST AV Utility!!
Judges Critique-2nd Junior "Lovely liver baby just 6 months old. Confident and outgoing with gleaming white coat. Well bodied for age with good angulation and level topline. Lovely long tail. Moved well." Marion Gibbs
Charlie getting his 1st place rosette.
Charlie with his RES BEST rosette.
On Saturday 30th August 08 we took a trip to Lake Windermere, we all had a fantastic day!!
***Charlie passed The Kennel Club Good Citizen Dog Scheme Puppy Foundation Assessment on Sunday 24th August 2008***
Well done Charlie!!!