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 3-year-old male Treeing Walker Coonhound named "Bank" is a top winner in Professional Kennel Club nite hunts. Among his wins, Bank bested nearly 800 coonhounds to earn the title of PKC World Champion.
A consistent, rabbit-tracking hound named "Romo" has proved his versatility, focus and endurance as a top winner in gundog brace trials, small pack option and large pack.
A 7-year-old white-and-liver male Pointer called "Mack" is the winner of one of the most challenging all-age horseback stakes in the country, the Quail Championship Invitational.
A serious-minded bird dog named "Zachary" showed consistency, intelligence and authority to become the 2019 High Point Open English Springer Spaniel.
The 2019 National Retriever Champions fired up their best performances to win their respective Open, Amateur and Derby stakes.
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 female named "Pip" topped 121 dogs to win the 2019 English Springer Spaniel National Open Championship. A talented dog, teamwork and some luck led to Pip's excellent performance over five land series and two water series.
Adopting a catchphrase philosophy of “OBAAT” – one bird at a time – helped steady the focus of owner-handler Lauren Hays Curtis of Round Rock, Texas, and drive the intensity of her 5-year-old male, “Foxx”...
Driving a strong quail finding and retrieving game, a 3 1/2-year-old orange-and-white female English Setter named "Jill" won the NSTRA 2020 UKC Performance Classic in June in Waverly, Nebraska.
With her characteristic spot-on marking style, a 21-month-old female Labrador Retriever named “Mona” won the National Derby Retriever Championship (NDC) handled by owner Don English of Dallas.