Long Distance Romance
I met Mrs. Lesley Thorne at Crufts, 2019, where she was showing her boy, Rebus. He charmed me 'backstage' in the benches and he showed off beautifully on the famous green carpet. Over the next few months, I researched possible mates, using Embark's amazing "Matchmaker" system. It became clear to me, that he was an excellent choice for Ruby. Their litter's co-efficient of inbreeding will be 10%. By comparison, in North America, a COI of 25% or more is not unusual.
Rebus has a bit more leg and a shorter back than Ruby. He has the better ear size and set. While differing in those ways, both dogs are well balanced, with good front and rear assemblies. Both are resilient and confident dogs.
And my friend Allison's comment? "Oooh, a British boy! "