Meet the Pros

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Purina® Pro Plan® is proud to be the nutrition of choice for hundreds of professionals in sporting, conformation, K9 working dogs and more. Take a look at some of our featured expert dog trainers, breeders and handlers and see what drives them to breed excellence.

Meet Mike Stewart

President of Wildrose Kennels, Mike Stewart is a seasoned dog trainer who developed the unique, positive training methodology, "The Wildrose Way" to bring out the natural abilities of every dog in a positive, highly effective way. He has over forty years of experience with a variety of dogs, including pointers. 

Dan Murray

Dan Murray
Sporting Dog Trainer/Breeder

Meet Purina Pro Club Pro Dan Murray, dog handler, dog breeder and dog groomer to learn why he feeds his dogs Purina Pro Plan dog food.

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Ronnie Smith and Susanna Love

Ronnie Smith and Susanna Love
Sporting Dog Trainers & Breeders

Meet Purina Pro Club Pros Ronnie Smith and Susanna Love, professional bird dog trainers and breeders. Find out why they recommend Purina Pro Plan for athletic dogs.

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Katie Bernardin

Katie Bernardin
Conformation Handler

Meet Purina Pro Club Pro, Katie Bernardin whose been showing dogs and winning titles since she was child.  Find out why Katie feels blessed to be part of the Pro Plan family.

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Paul Catterson

Paul Catterson
Conformation Handler

Meet Purina Pro Club Pro, Paul Catterson a conformation handler for many types of dog breeds.  Find out why Purina Pro Plan is the only thing he feeds his show dogs.

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Erika Lanasa

Erika Lanasa
Conformation Handler

Meet Purina Pro Club Pro, Erika Lanasa. Erika is a Purina Pro Plan loyalist and a Chihuahua conformation handler. Learn why Erika choses Pro Plan for her show dogs.

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Alan Pleasant
Sporting Dog Trainer & Breeder

Meet Purina Pro Club Pro Alan Pleasant, sporting dog trainer & breeder to learn why he feeds his dogs Purina Pro Plan dog food.

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Maria Badamo
Champion Agility Trainer & Veterinarian

Meet Purina Pro Club Pro Maria Badamo, agility dog trainer and veterinarian to learn why she feeds her dogs Purina Pro Plan dog food.

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Terri Keller
Professional Service Dog Breeder

Meet Terri Keller, a pro who breeds service dogs to provide emotional and trauma support. Here she answers questions concerning breed, service, and nutrition.

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Sharon Svoboda
Breeder & Professional Handler

Meet Purina Pro Club Pro, breeder & professional Handler Sharon Svoboda as she discusses her love of Standard Poodles & Purina Pro Plan. 

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Amber McCune
National Champion Agility Trainer

Meet Purina Pro Club Pro, Amber McCune, a national champion agility trainer as she explains why she loves feeding her dogs, Notch and Kaboom, Purina Pro Plan.

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Mike Stewart
Sporting Dog Trainer/Breeder

Meet Purina Pro Club Pro, Mike Stewart, a sporting dog trainer and breeder, and find out why he chooses Purina Pro Plan for his labs.

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Bill McFadden
Conformation Handler/Breeder

Meet Purina Pro Club Pro Bill McFadden, dog handler of two Westminster Best in Show winners, and find out why he chooses Purina Pro Plan for his champions.

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Michelle Hess
Conformation Handler/Breeder

Meet Purina Pro Club Pro Michelle Hess, dog kennel manager, breeder and handler, and learn why she feeds her dogs Purina Pro Plan dog food. 

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Chris Jobman
Sporting Dog Trainer/Breeder

Meet Purina Pro Club Pro Chris Jobman, a professional retriever breeder and trainer at Flatline Kennels, and find out why Purina Pro Plan is his dog food of choice.

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Rody Best
Sporting Dog Trainer/Breeder

Meet Purina Pro Club Pro Rody Best, a professional retriever trainer and owner of Best Retrievers, and find out why Purina Pro Plan is his dog food of choice. 

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Eddie Dzuik

Eddie Dzuik
Conformation Dog Owner

Meet Purina Pro Club Pro Eddie Dzuik, professional dog breeder, owner and handler, and find out why he chooses Purina Pro Plan for his champion Beagles.

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King Gabriel

Gabriel Rangel
Conformation Handler

Meet Purina Pro Club Pro Gabriel Rangel, a three-time Westminster Best In Show dog handler. Find out why he feeds Purina Pro Plan to his Wire Fox Terrier, King, the 2019 Best in Show winner.

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Laurel Behnke
Sporting Dog Trainer/Breeder

Meet Purina Pro Club Pro Laurel Behnke, dog handler, dog breeder and dog groomer to learn why she feeds her dogs Purina Pro Plan dog food.

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