Awards & Recognition

Awards & Recognition

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“Luke,” a 2-year-old male Labrador Retriever, won the Purina Outstanding Derby Retriever Award with 86 points in the yearlong competition. Abby’s Physician of Antioch rounded out his derby-age career with a total of 98 points, including 14 wins.

“Cutter,” a 4-year-old English Coonhound, sliced through the competition to become the 2015 Purina Outstanding Bench Show Coonhound.

A chocolate Labrador Retriever called “Ammo” gracefully sailed through the yearlong competition, earning 55.5 points, to win the Purina Outstanding Amateur Retriever Award.

Winning a record 12 Purina Top Handler Awards, veteran pro George Tracy of Glenville, Pennsylvania, is the 2014-2015 Purina Top Shooting Dog Handler.

A 2-year-old liver-marked male Pointer called “Bull” is the winner of the third annual Purina Top Shooting Dog Derby Award.

Surging ahead at the season’s end, a white-and-orange Pointer called “Duke” outperformed 313 dogs to capture the 33rd annual Purina Top Shooting Dog Award.

A 3-year-old liver-marked Pointer called “Rip” tore through the competition to win the 12th annual Purina Top Shooting Dog Amateur Award.

A Pointer called “Spec” stylishly commanded the competition to capture the 52nd annual Purina Top Field Trial Bird Dog Award.

Professional Luke Eisenhart of Albany, Georgia, is the 2014-2015 Purina Top All-Age Handler, which makes the third Purina Handler Award he has won in the past four seasons.

It was a happy ending for Saddle Up Sally, who escaped her kennel and survived a brutal Montana winter 35 miles away from home at just 1 year of age.

FCB Tilley’s Little Timmy, a 2-year-old 13-inch tricolor male Beagle, thrilled owner Joel Davis of Nottingham Township, Pennsylvania, when he clinched the 42nd annual Purina Outstanding Field Trial Brace Beagle Award.

FCB Steeler Town Stiletto, a 1-year-old 15-inch tricolor female Beagle, is the winner of the 10th annual Purina Brace Beagle Derby Award.