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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With a fiery expression and head-turning style, a 3-year-old male Welsh Terrier named “Dazzle” has sparkled his way to the top of the breed rankings and earned a spot as the No. 1 Terrier in all systems.

An outstanding 3-year-old male Treeing Walker Coonhound named “Ty” is making breeder-owner-handler Lisa Hunziker of Murphysboro, Illinois, very proud with multiple wins at major bench shows.

A consistent, stylish 4-year-old white-and-orange female Pointer lovingly known as “Pea” delivered her best performance to win the 2019 National Open Shooting Dog Championship in February at Sedgefields Lakes Plantation in Union Springs, Alabama

With “bottom-end” athleticism — that special ability to finish a three-hour all-age horseback stake with the same hard-charging stamina as it began — a striking 6-year-old white, orange and ticked male Pointer called “Jack” aced the 2019 Nationa

An intense, hardworking 4-year-old orange-and-white male Brittany named “Hank” was named the 2018 American Brittany Club National Amateur All-Age Champion after stylishly pointing quail three times in the one-hour horseback stake.

Learn more about the 2018 Purina Sporting Dog Award winners, including the Brace Beagle Derby Award winner.
Learn more about the 2018 Purina Sporting Dog Award winners, including the Brace Beagle Field Champion Award winner.
Learn more about the 2018 Purina Sporting Dog Award winners, including the Outstanding Field Trial Brace Beagle Award winner.
Learn more about the 2017 Purina Sporting Dog Award winners, including the Outstanding SPO Field Trial Beagle Award.
Learn more about the 2017 Purina Sporting Dog Award winners, including the Outstanding Nite Hunt Coonhound.
Learn more about the 2017 Purina Sporting Dog Award winners, including the Outstanding Bench Show Coonhound.
Learn more about the 2017-2018 Purina Sporting Dog Award winners, including the Top All-Age Handler.