Lamington's Desert Fox
pictured on the right winning a 5-point major and Best of
Breed from the classes, was a dream to show - even
feet away on a loose lead, he “never put a foot wrong.” He
seemed to know exactly what was wanted of him.
Rommel had substantial
bone and musculature, yet was light and graceful in his movement,
with good reach and drive, and beautiful side go.
and movement are also seen in the photos of his litter brother,
Pilot, and older, full sister, Dickens.
Wheaton with a
black mask, Rommel was about 28 inches tall and weighed about
Rommel was proudly
co-owned by Jerry Pratt, and spoiled by Dolores and Bob Pratt.
Although gray with
age, it is true
that “an old Show Dog never forgets.” Striking ‘the
his 13th Birthday Party
his keen sense of humor
and eating birthday cake at his
14th Birthday Party
here at 14½ years at the Rhodesian Ridgeback Club
of the United States National Specialty in Virginia Beach,
VA, April 28-May 2, 2003. “Proud parents” Dolores
and Bob Pratt are third and fourth from the left, respectively.
Judge Annemeike Price (on far left, above) described Rommel’s
performance in the 11-year-old-plus Veteran Sweepstakes Class
holding a strong topline and exhibiting the ability to converge
to a center plane with the strength of front and rear, this
more than ready to show and bait regardless of his age.”
Ridgeline, Rhodesian Ridgeback Club of the United States,
is pictured here relaxing at his
15th Birthday Party
1989 – 2005
sincerest appreciation to Dolores and Bob Pratt for their
love and care of, dedication to, and yes, even their spoiling
of Rommel. It was this that gave him his exceptional longevity,
health, and vitality.
will live in our hearts forever.