Kennel stress aﬀects dogs in many ways. If steps are taken early when signs ﬁrst appear, problems can be averted before they become serious. On the other hand, prolonged severe stress can compromise immune function and put an entire kennel at risk.
Purina Pro Plan-fed dogs took top honors at the 2018 Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, winning Best in Show and all the Group Firsts. More than 2,800 dogs competed at the prestigious dog show, which aired live to millions of viewers worldwide.
A 2-year-old Pekingese, GCH Palacegarden Malachy, handled by owner David Fitzpatrick, stood out with his friendly, graceful ways to win the 2010 Pro Plan Champions Cup. The No. 2 all-breed dog and No. 1 Toy dog, "Malachy" finished the year more than 100 points ahead of the second-place finisher.
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.