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 clownish energy, Multi-BIS GCH Kamand Full Of Beans @ Erinhill has become the No. 1 Sussex Spaniel in all-breed competition.
The most versatile Saluki of all time, “Pepé,” a 7-year-old gold male, has proved to be extraordinary.
“Toodles,” a spirited 3-year-old white-and-tan Parson Russell Terrier, has become the winningest dog in breed history.
A spunky, athletic 4-year-old brown-and-white particolored Spanish Water Dog called “Jango” has claimed top titles in the breed as as well as the hearts of his owners.
A Smooth Dachshund called “Jana” captured her sixth Best in Show in April, making the 2-year-old the top Best in Show winning Smooth bitch in breed history.
A rising star in her breed, a regal 2-year-old Great Dane called “Pandora” captured two major awards this October at the 2015 Great Dane Club of America National Specialty in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
The No. 1 Berger Picard in the country, BIS/BISS GCH Eclipse’s One N’ Only, befittingly named for being the only female in her litter, has earned one-and-only status in the show ring as well.
A classic beauty, Multi-BIS/BISS GCH Sunlit’s Queen of Everything, the No. 1 Afghan Hound bitch, has exceeded breeder-owner-handler Tara M. Richardson’s dreams, most notably by winning Best of Breed at the Afghan Hound Club of Greater Columbus (Ohio) specialty show that was part of this year’s Afghan Hound World Congress.
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.

Genetics and training aren’t the only two factors that make a champion.