Awards & Recognition

Awards & Recognition

Do your dogs have what it takes to be the best of the best? Want to cheer on some of the
top dogs in the nation? Meet Circle of Champions and Purina Sporting Dog Award winners.

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A playful, confident Bouvier des Flandres named 'Hugo' is the No. 1 Bouvier des Flandres two years straight. Learn more about how Hugo draws attention at dog shows at Purina Pro Club.
A 5 1/2-year-old red fawn female named "Joan" is the No. 1 Non-Sporting dog and No. 1 Chinese Shar-Pei. Her handlers lovingly call her "Shar-Perfect."
A showy, spotlight-stealing 4-year-old orange belton female named "Joanah" is the No. 1 English Setter for two straight years. The fun-loving setter loves attention and thrives on being spoiled.
Twinkling her way to fame by lighting up the ring with charisma and spirited joviality, a 3-year-old salt-and-pepper Miniature Schnauzer named "Twink" is the all-time winningest female in breed history.
A tricolor male Beagle named "Tam" Is the No. 1 15-inch Beagle. A standout since he was a puppy, Tam excels with his beautiful movement and quiet, calm disposition. The winner of 37 Bests in Show, Tam is the top-winning Beagle for his handler and...
A handsome, outgoing Schipperke named "Colton" is the top winner in breed history. Surpassing the 2012 record of 20 Bests in Show held by his uncle, Colton has earned more than 32 Bests in Show and is the first Schipperke to win the Non-Sporting...
The No. 1 American Staffordshire Terrier, "Pancho," has been winning top dog shows since he stepped into the ring as a 6-month-old at the prestigious Montgomery County Kennel Club (all terrier) show. The male dog represents the top-winning AmStaff..
A 6-year Chesapeake Bay Retriever named "Hank" is the first of his breed to win Best in Show and be recognized as a Master Hunter and Qualified All Age retriever. The talented male hunts waterfowl and pheasants in some of the toughest conditions,...
A 5 1/2-year-old male Siberian Husky named "Nick" wins Best in Show at the Beverly Hills Dog Show Presented by Purina. Six of seven Group First winners, including Reserve Best in Show winner "Conrad," a Shetland Sheepdog, are fed Purina Pro Plan dog.
A 3 1/2-year-old female Standard Poodle wins Best in Show at the 2020 Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.
A 4 1/2-year-old male Pointer called "Joe" wins the 2020 National Championship for Bird Dogs. The stylish, fast-moving bird dog overcame wet running conditions and had six quail finds to win the prestigious event.
Timing is everything when competing in a dog show. Learn how professional dog handlers best utilize their time with judges to put their best paw forward.