Purina® Pro Plan®-Fed Dogs Are Sweeping the Nation
In the thick of summer, Purina® Pro Plan® dogs are turning up the heat in the show ring, sweeping clusters and circuits across the country. Read on for the latest all-breed show results.
May 23-26, 2014
The four-day Mission Circuit featured shows held by the the Antelope Valley, Los Encinos, San Fernando, and San Gabriel Valley kennel clubs. Of those, GCH Bugaboo’s Picture Perfect, a 3-year-old male Old English Sheepdog, won three Bests in Show. “Swagger,” currently the No. 2 dog in the country, is co-owned by breeder-handlers Colton and Heather Johnson with Doug & Michaelanne Johnson and Ron Scott & Debbie Burke.
GCH Sporting Fields Shameless, the No. 1 Whippet in the country, also took a Best in Show. “Brazen” is co-owned by Barbara Call and Jane Cooney-Waterhouse with breeders Dionne Butt and Amanda Giles, who also handles the 2-½-year old bitch.
Missouri Rhineland & Mississippi Valley Cluster
May 30-June 2, 2014
Gray Summit, Missouri
Under professional handler Michael Scott, GCH Claircreek Impression De Matisse, the No. 1 dog in the country, swept all four Bests in Show at shows hosted by the Missouri Rhineland and Mississippi Valley kennel clubs, held at the Purina Event Center. “Matisse,” a 3-year-old male Portuguese Water Dog, is co-owned by Milan Lint, Peggy Helming and breeder Donna Gottdenker.
June 12-25, 2014
Not only did GCH Bugaboo’s Picture Perfect sweep the Blackfoot Cluster, he became the winningest Old English Sheepdog of all time! Swagger won the Pocatello Kennel Club and Eagle Rock Kennel Club dog shows under breeder-owner-handler Colton Johnson.
Central Florida Cluster
June 20-22, 2014
GCH Deja Vu I Want’a Talk About Me, the No. 1 Chinese Crested in the country, captured Best in Show at the Brevard Kennel Club Dog Show. The 4-year-old male, called “Toby,” was co-bred by Karla Matlock, Ann Freeman and Sharon Jacobson, is owned by Roy and Jo Ann Kusumoto, and is handled by Daryl Martin.
Hot on a win streak, GCH Bugaboo’s Picture Perfect took another Best in Show, this time at the Central Florida Kennel Club Dog Show.
In the third and final show of the cluster held by the Space Coast Kennel Club of Palm Bay, GCH Shaireab’s Bayleigh Maid of Honor, the No. 5 dog in the country, took Best in Show. Handled by Luis Abreu, “Jennie,” a 3 ½-year old female Welsh Terrier, is co-owned by breeders Sharon Abmeyer and Keith Bailey with Tony Lee and Xie Xiangyu.
Oklahoma City Cluster
June 25-29, 2014
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
GCH Claircreek Impression De Matisse also is doing a fair share of winning, capturing three of five Bests in Show at the Oklahoma City Cluster, which included shows held by the Lawton Dog Fanciers Association and Oklahoma City Kennel Club.
Winning the Mid-Del-Tinker Kennel Club Dog Show was GCH Stargaze’R ‘N Wingfield Wait Wait Don’t Tell, the No. 1 English Setter in the country. Breeder-owner-handled by Eileen Hackett, the 5-½-year old male was co-bred by Patricia Skol, Lois Biedron and Kate Hanlon. “Teller” is owned by Don and Pat Coller.
Finally, GCH Kelwyn’s GM Freestyle Flyer won the Oklahoma City Kennel Club Dog Show. The 4-½-year-old female Scottish Terrier is owned by breeders Kelli and David Edell and is handled by Jesus Moreno.
Way to go, all!