2014 Purina Outstanding Bench Show Coonhound Award

Outstanding Bench Show Coonhound Award

“Cutter,” a 4-year-old English Coonhound, sliced through the competition to become the 2015 Purina Outstanding Bench Show Coonhound. WSHOWCH NITE CH CCH GR CH ‘PR’ Kentucky Mtn Diamond Cutter wowed at more than 40 weekend bench shows throughout the yearlong competition. Breeder-owner-handler Penny Jessup of Rural Hall, North Carolina, describes the red-ticked male as “a once-in-a-lifetime hound.” A breeder of English Coonhounds for 23 years, winning this award is a lifetime achievement for Jessup. “It is a dream come true to finally win the Purina Award, especially with a dog that I bred, trained and campaigned,” Jessup says. Cutter is powered by Purina® Pro Plan® SPORT Performance 30/20 Chicken & Rice Formula.