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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.
The award-winning Bloodhound called “Nathan” (Multi-BIS/Multi-BISS GCH Flessner’s International S’cess, MT) made waves last fall when he captured Best in Show, and America’s heart, at the 2014 “The National Dog Show Presented by Purina.”
The No. 1 Berger Picard in the country, BIS/BISS GCH Eclipse’s One N’ Only, befittingly named for being the only female in her litter, has earned one-and-only status in the show ring as well.
A classic beauty, Multi-BIS/BISS GCH Sunlit’s Queen of Everything, the No. 1 Afghan Hound bitch, has exceeded breeder-owner-handler Tara M. Richardson’s dreams, most notably by winning Best of Breed at the Afghan Hound Club of Greater Columbus (Ohio) specialty show that was part of this year’s Afghan Hound World Congress.

GCH Casablanca’s Thrilling Seduction -- Beckham
Bred by Linda Moore of Dallas; co-owned by Moore, Bruce Van Deman of Newport Beach, Calif., Carolee Douglas of Albuquerque, N.M., and Mary Walker of Charlotte, N.C.; handled by Mike and Linda Pitts of Knoxville, Tenn.

GCH Palacegarden Malachy -- "Malachy"
Handled by David Fitzpatrick and owned by Iris Love, Sandra Middlebrooks and David Fitzpatrick.

GCH Wynmoor Champagne Supernova
"Peyton," was bred by Billie and Charlie Kerfoot of Vinton, Va., Erin Kerfoot of Yakima, Wash., and Ruth Kirby of Earleton, Fla. He is owned by Beth Fink of Medina, Ohio, Celie Florence of Southern Shores, N.C., Erin Kerfoot, Ken Goodhue-McWilliams of Norco, Calif., and Delores Streng of Farmington, Mich.

Getting better and better with every Federation field trial, FCB Little Ease Pretty Boy Floyd pulled ahead of the competition to win the 45th annual Purina Outstanding Field Trial Brace Beagle Award.
Tracking to the front of the competition, a 13-inch tricolor female Beagle, FCB Bee Lick Bamboo, won the 13th annual Purina Brace Beagle Derby Award out of 372 hounds competing.
A 5-year-old black-and-white female Beagle, NFC FCB Sunshine Crybaby, whom breeder-owner-handler Pete Proctor of Vale, North Carolina, describes as “the whole package,” masterfully won the 13th annual Purina Brace Beagle Champion Award.
A competitive, compact hound called “Music” led the pack to capture the prestigious 18th annual Purina Outstanding SPO (Small Pack Option) Field Trial Beagle Award, a first for breeder-owner Cody McDaniel of Kentwood, Louisiana, who co-handled the hound with Gary Moorman of Pontotoc, Mississippi.
Etching his name among the all-time greats, a black Labrador Retriever called “Bullet” became the first three-time consecutive winner of the Purina Outstanding Field Trial Retriever Award.