Am. Ch. Topsfield Jolly Time Yo-Yo Ma
Hellenthal, in the beautiful Three Countries Corner Germany, Holland, Belgium
"He was a unique Basset Hound with a beautiful breed type. Yo-Yo finished his championship in 2007."
(Dr. Claudia Orlandi)
"Yo-Yo Ma" was the producer of successful champion offspring. His son "Grand Champion Fort Merrill Topsfield Yahoo" won 2012 the major American shows Westminster and Eukanuba BOB and was simultaneously Basset Hound #1 all US.
(GCH Fort Merrill Topsfield Yahoo)
Yo-Yo Ma was
- tested on Thrombopathia (BHT)
- examined for eye diseases and Hip Dysplasia and
- free of PDMS because he was apparent from pure American blood lines
BHC Speciality Show (Gotha, Pentecost 2014)
Fort Merrill Hathaway, VDH and BHF Champion
Fort Merrill Hathaway at 4 1/2 Months
(Group 6 - Second Place)
Slide-Show: Movement as a young dog
Video: Hathaway (13 years of age)
Clubsieger 2000 BHF
(Judge: M.S. Walton, USA)
Peg, your straight forwardness made you a pioneer of the Basset Hound breed. With your philosophy and outlook on life you have set in the Basset Hound breed unusual accents that today still distinguishes great Basset Hounds. Thanks for the friendship which I was allowed to have with you. I will keep you in fond remembrance.
Ambush as a Junior Dog:
Fort Merrill Ambush
Ambush was a compactly built and well-muscled male and very balanced in his physique. He has a beautiful head with exquisite dark eyes, the right length and perfect lips. Ambush has a strong jaw and a correct scissor bite full dentition.
Other features were
- a short, solid and straight back
- a distinct sternum
- an excellent long, deep and well-rounded ribcage
- a good front
- tight-fitting and good shoulder position and
- excellent angulations
His athletic movement can be seen in the following scroll.
Fort Merrill Ambush today
Fort Merrill Air Force One Harry, American Champion
Harry was a harmoniously developed male. He have had a beautiful head with a correct, inserted dark eye, correct lips and powerful jaws with a scissor bite. He have had an elegant long neck that was well arched.
Other features were
- good top and bottom line
- good and correct scale of shoulder
- nice long, deep and well-rounded ribcage, good forechest
- correct angulations
- good front with typical cat-like paw
Observe his athletic movement in the following pictures and video: