Pro Plan®-Fed Dogs Sweep May Clusters
High Desert Cluster
May 8-12, 2015
Albuquerque, New Mexico
GCH HiTimes What The Inferno, a 3-year-old male Pomeranian, won three Bests in Show at the High Desert Cluster. Bred by Joan and Ashley Carcasole, “Danny” swept both Rio Grande Kennel Club Dog Shows and one of two shows held by the Coronado Kennel Club. He is owned by Bonnie Bird and Udomisin Littichkun and handled by Curtiss Smith. Danny is powered by Purina®Pro Plan® FOCUS Small Bites Lamb & Rice Formula.
“Beckett,” the nearly 5-year-old male Brittany, captured Best in Show at the Coronado Kennel Club Dog Show. Currently the No. 4 dog in the country, GCH Rainbow Splash’s Ruggedly Handsome was bred by Elud Archuleta-Cressler and Kathy Hogan, who co-owns Beckett with Carolee Douglas, Jim & Alisa Andras, and Amanda Cone. Handled by Clint Livingston, the current No.1 Sporting dog in the country is fed Purina® Pro Plan® SPORT Performance 30/20 Chicken & Rice Formula.
Mid-Continent Kennel Club of Tulsa
May 22-23, 2015
A 4-year-old Australian Shepard bitch called “Cameo” took Best in Show at the first of two shows held by the Mid-Continent Kennel Club. GCH Reverie Cameo is handled by owner Leon Goetz, who co-bred her with Mary Ann Magness. Cameo is powered by Purina® Pro Plan® FOCUS Sensitive Skin & Stomach Formula.
GCH Glentom’s Dirty Harry captured the second Best in Show. “Clint,” a colored Bull Terrier, was bred by Mike & Terri Cournoyer and Glenna Wright, who co-owns Clint with Zane Smith. Handled by Jill Bell, the 5-year-old male is fueled by Purina® Pro Plan® SPORT Performance 30/20 Chicken & Rice Formula.
Mission Circuit Cluster
May 22-25, 2015
GCH Seacrest’s I’m Not What You Think kicked off the first day of the cluster by winning Best in Show at the San Fernando Kennel Club Dog Show. Called “Dexter,” the 4-year-old male Newfoundland was bred by Debra and Danielle Nelson, who co-own the dog with Joyce Taylor. Dexter is handled by Lizzie Jordan-Nelson and is fed Purina® Pro Plan® FOCUS Sensitive Skin & Stomach Formula.
The next two days of the cluster were swept by the current No. 2 dog in the country, a 3-year-old male Pomeranian called “Danny.” Bred by Joan and Ashley Carcasole, GCH HiTimes What The Inferno won shows held by the San Gabriel and Los Ecinos kennel clubs. He is owned by Bonnie Bird and Udomisin Littichkun and handled by Curtiss Smith. Danny is powered by Purina® Pro Plan® FOCUS Small Bites Lamb & Rice Formula.
“Queenie,” a 2 ½-year-old Scottish Terrier bitch, won Best in Show at the Antelope Valley Kennel Club. Handled by breeder Gabriel Rangel, GCH Round Town Queen of Hearts of MaryScot is owned by Amelia Musser. Queenie is fueled by Purina® Pro Plan® SPORT Performance 30/20 Salmon & Rice Formula.
Mississippi Valley & Missouri Rhineland Kennel Club Dog Shows
May 29-June 1, 2015
Gray Summit, Missouri
Winning the first two Bests in Show at the Mississippi Valley Kennel Club was “Teller,” a 6 ½-year-old male English Setter. GCH Stargaze’r ‘N Wingfield Wait Wait Don’t Tell is handled by owner Eileen Hackett, who co-bred Teller with Patricia Skol, Lois Biedron and Kate Hanlon. He also is co-owned by Don and Pat Coller. Teller, who currently is ranked No. 8 in all-breed competition, is fed Purina® Pro Plan® SPORT Performance 30/20 Chicken & Rice Formula.
The third Best in Show was captured by an English Toy Spaniel, CH Xela’s E.T. Phone Home. Handled by breeder-owner Stephanie Hill, the 2 ½-year-old male called “Elliott” won the Missouri Rhineland Kennel Club Dog Show. Elliott was co-bred by Sandra Jones, Jamie Hubbard and Alexandra Romero, who co-owns him with Andrew Romero and Michael Hill. Elliott is fueled by Purina® Pro Plan® FOCUS Sensitive Skin & Stomach Formula.
“Rumor,” the current No.1 dog in the country, also won Best in Show from the Missouri Rhineland Kennel Club. The 3 ½-year-old German Shepherd Dog bitch, GCH Lockenhaus’ Rumor Has It V Kenlyn, is handled by breeder-owner Kent Boyles. She was co-bred by Pamela McElheney and is co-owned by Deborah Stern, Pamela Buckles and Pat Dukeman. Rumor is powered by Purina®Pro Plan® SPORT Performance 30/20 Chicken & Rice Formula.