Pro Plan® Dogs Succeed in April Clusters and Specialty Shows
April was a busy month for Purina® Pro Plan®-fed dogs as they won various all-breed and specialty shows. Read on for the show results.
April 1-6, 2015
A 3-year-old male Pomeranian called “Danny” started off the four-day cluster by winning Best in Show at the Salina Kennel Club Dog Show. Bred by Joan and Ashley Carcasole, GCH HiTimes What The Inferno is owned by Bonnie Bird and Udomisin Littichkun. Danny is handled by Curtiss Smith and fueled by Purina® Pro Plan® FOCUS Small Bites Lamb & Rice Formula.
The next two days of competition were swept by the current No.1 dog in the country, GCH Lockenhaus’ Rumor Has It V Kenlyn. The 3 ½-year-old female German Shepherd Dog, called “Rumor,” won Best in Show at the Wichita and Hutchinson kennel club dog shows. She is handled by breeder Kent Boyles, who co-owns her with Deborah Stern, Pamela Buckles, Patti Dukeman, and breeder Pamela McElheney. Rumor is powered by Purina® Pro Plan® SPORT Performance 30/20 Chicken & Rice Formula.
“Brazen,” a 3-year-old female Whippet, captured Best in Show at the Wichita Kennel Club Dog Show. GCH Sporting Field Shameless is handled by breeder Amanda Giles, who co-owns her with Barbara Call, Jane Cooney-Waterhouse and breeder Dionne Butt. Brazen is powered by Purina® Pro Plan® SPORT Performance 30/20 Chicken & Rice Formula.
Labrador Retriever Club of the Potomac Specialty
April 7-10, 2015
“Trouble,” a 7 ½-year-old male Labrador Retriever, won Best Veteran and the Top Twenty at the Labrador Retriever Club of the Potomac Specialty Show. Bred by Patty Streufert, GCH Gateway’s Nothin’ But Trouble is owned by Vicky & Michael Creamer, Kristen Creamer-Allison and Krista Beal. Trouble is handled by Rusty Howard and powered by Purina® Pro Plan® SPORT Performance 30/20 Chicken & Rice Formula.
Dachshund Club of America (DCA) National Specialty
April 9-11, 2015
“Sera,” a 5-year-old Dachshund bitch, captured Best of Breed at the DCA National Specialty. Bred and owned by Patricia Romenell and Carlos Pedroso, CH Treis Pinneiroes Buona Sera is handled by professional handler Angela Lloyd and powered by Purina® Pro Plan® SPORT 30/20 Chicken & Rice Formula.
Cherry Blossom Cluster
April 17-20, 2015
The first Best in Show of the three-day cluster went to a 6-year-old male Welsh Springer Spaniel, GCH Trystyn Statesman Cactus Blue (“Maddux”), at the Old Dominion Kennel Club Dog Show. He was co-bred by Charles Brassel, Sandra Holmes and Meghen Riese-Brassel, who co-owns Maddux with Melanie Helms, Phil Gilson and Susan Doss. Currently the No. 1 Welsh Springer Spaniel in the country, Maddux is handled by professional handler Ryan Wolfe and is fed Purina®Pro Plan® FOCUS Sensitive Skin & Stomach Formula.
“Rocket,” a 3-year-old male Shih Tzu, handled by Luke Ehricht who co-bred and owns the dog with his wife, Diane, took home Best in Show from the Baltimore County Kennel Club Dog Show. Co-owned by Patricia Shaw, GCH Hallmark Jolei Rocket Power currently is ranked No. 6 in all-breed competition and is the No. 1 Toy dog in the country. Rocket is powered by Purina® Pro Plan® NATURAL Grain Free Chicken & Egg Formula.
Winning Best in Show at the Catoctin Kennel Club Dog Show was GCH Big Beach’s Rhumba. “Rico,” a 3 ½-year-old male Rottweiler, bred by Jackie Payne and owned by Elaine Namour. Rico is handled by Michelle Scott and is fueled by Purina® Pro Plan® SPORT Performance 30/20 Chicken & Rice Formula.
Utah Beehive Cluster
April 30-May 1, 2015
Salt Lake City, Utah
GCH Rainbow Splash’s Ruggedly Handsome, a male Brittany, won the Intermountain Kennel Club Dog Show. “Beckett,” was bred by Kathy Hogan and Elud Archuleta-Cressler. Co-owned by Carolee Douglas, Jim & Alisa Andras, Amanda Cone, and Jerry & Kathy Hogan, the almost-5-year-old is handled by Clint Livingston. Beckett is fed Purina® Pro Plan® SPORT Performance 30/20 Chicken & Rice Formula.
Capturing two Bests in Show from the Intermountain and Utah Valley kennel clubs was “Danny,” the 3-year-old male Pomeranian handled by Curtiss Smith. GCH HiTimes What The Inferno was bred by Joan & Ashley Carcasole and is co-owned by Bonnie Bird & Udomisin Littichun. Currently No. 1 in the breed, Danny is fueled by Purina® Pro Plan® FOCUS Small Bites Lamb & Rice Formula.
“Rumor,” the 3 ½-year-old female German Shepherd Dog, won the final Best in Show from the Utah Valley Kennel Club Dog Show. Handled by breeder-owner Kent Boyles, GCH Lockenhaus’ Rumor Has It V Kenlyn was co-bred by Pamela McElheney. Fueled by Purina® Pro Plan®SPORT Performance 30/20 Chicken & Rice Formula, Rumor also is co-owned by Deborah Stern and McElheney.