13XCH/7XRUCH Great River Ice, a 7-year-old white and orange-marked male Pointer co-owned by father and son Joaquin and Brian Sanchez of Great River Kennel in Central Islip, New York, is the 2013-2014 Purina Top Shooting Dog Award winner. It is a repeat performance for “Ice,” who also won the award in 2012-2013. Proving his consistency and standout ability as a great shooting dog, Ice earned 3,205 points in the yearlong competition to win the 32nd annual Purina Award. Handled by Mike Tracy of Glenville, Pennsylvania, the Purina Top Shooting Dog Handler Award winner, Ice won four championships and one runner-up championship. “My father and I share a special relationship through our dogs. Ice has an unbelievable personality and truly is an amazing shooting dog,” says Brian Sanchez. It is the fifth Purina Top Shooting Dog Award the Sanchez family has won. Ice is powered by Purina® Pro Plan® SPORT Performance 30/20 Formula.
Purina Sporting Dog Awards
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The Purina Sporting Dog Award program promotes interest in field competition and recognizes handlers who exemplify hard work, effort, experience and sportsmanship.
- 2013-2014 Purina Top Shooting Dog Award
- 2013-2014 Purina Top Shooting Dog Amateur Award
- 2013-2014 Purina Top Shooting Dog Derby Award
- 2013-2014 Purina Top Shooting Dog Handler Award
- 2013-2014 Purina Top Field Trial Bird Dog Award
- 2014 Purina Amateur Top Field Trial Bird Dog
- 2013-2014 Purina Derby Top Field Trial Bird Dog Award
- 2013-2014 Purina Top All-Age Handler Award
- 2014 Purina Outstanding Field Trial Brace Beagle Award
- 2014 Purina Brace Beagle Champion Award
- 2014 Purina Brace Beagle Derby Award
- 2013 Purina Outstanding Bench Show Coonhound Award
- 2013 Purina Outstanding Nite Hunt Coonhound Award
- 2013 Purina Outstanding SPO Field Trial Beagle Award
- 2013 Purina Outstanding Open Retriever Award
- 2013 Purina Outstanding Amateur Retriever Award
- 2013 Purina Outstanding Derby Retriever Award
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