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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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.

A birthday wish came true for Casey Adams when his talented 7-year-old Labrador, “Lexie,” won the prestigious National Amateur Retriever Championship (NARC) Stake June 22, 2019, in Ronan, Montana.

A 3-year-old tricolor male Wire Fox Terrier named “Vinny”rocked the 2020 Country Music Cluster in Franklin, Tennessee. GCHB Irvonhill Voignier had just won three weeks before Terrier Group First at the 2020 Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.
Purina Pro Plan-fed dogs took top honors at the 2018 Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, winning Best in Show and all the Group Firsts. More than 2,800 dogs competed at the prestigious dog show, which aired live to millions of viewers worldwide.
A 2-year-old Pekingese, GCH Palacegarden Malachy, handled by owner David Fitzpatrick, stood out with his friendly, graceful ways to win the 2010 Pro Plan Champions Cup. The No. 2 all-breed dog and No. 1 Toy dog, "Malachy" finished the year more than 100 points ahead of the second-place finisher.
With clownish energy, Multi-BIS GCH Kamand Full Of Beans @ Erinhill has become the No. 1 Sussex Spaniel in all-breed competition.
Getting better and better with every Federation field trial, FCB Little Ease Pretty Boy Floyd pulled ahead of the competition to win the 45th annual Purina Outstanding Field Trial Brace Beagle Award.
Tracking to the front of the competition, a 13-inch tricolor female Beagle, FCB Bee Lick Bamboo, won the 13th annual Purina Brace Beagle Derby Award out of 372 hounds competing.

Endurance and exceptional bird-finding ability helped Awsum Country Girl, a 3-year-old white and liver female Pointer handled by George Tracy of Glenville, Penn., and scouted by his son, Mike Tracy, to win the 2014 National Open Shooting Dog Championship.

Elite Trainers and Handlers Attend 2014 Sporting Dog Summit

The bright TV lights during “The National Dog Show Presented by Purina” didn’t outshine “Gia,” a 4-year-old blue brindle female Greyhound.

A handsome 6 ½-year-old Labrador Retriever named “Mully” didn’t need any Mulligans to win the 2017 National Amateur Championship Stake in Mondovi, Wisconsin.