Purina Pro Plan-Fueled Bird Dogs Capture Multiple Championships
National Championship for Field Trialing Bird Dogs
Feb. 2-10, 2015
Grand Junction, Tennessee
With five covey finds in the first hour of a three-hour horseback stake at Ames Plantation, a 5-year-old male Pointer called “Spec” became the National Champion of Field Trialing Bird Dogs with a total of eight covey finds. Miller’s Dialing In, a 5-year-old male, is owned and handled by Gary Lester and is fueled by Purina® Pro Plan® SPORT Performance 30/20 Formula.
National Open Shooting Dog Championship
Feb. 3-15, 2015
Union Springs, Alabama
A 7-year-old male English Pointer, Erin’s War Creek, won the National Open Shooting Dog Championship at Sedgefields Plantation under professional handler George Tracy, giving Tracy his fourth consecutive National Championship.The dog had five finds and two backs in the 90-minute brace. Bred by Sean Derrig, Erin’s War Creek is owned by Allen Linder.
US Shooting Dog Invitational Championship
Feb. 14-15, 2015
Handled by Doug Ray, “Jake” became the first English Setter to win the U.S. Shooting Dog Invitational Championship with a total of six finds and two backs throughout the two-day trial. CS Pressure Test, a 5-year-old white-black-and-tan male, is owned by Tony and Becky Gibson.
National German Shorthaired Pointer Association (NGSPA) Nationals
Feb. 21, 2015
A 5 ½-year-old male liver-and-white male called “Jake” won the National All-Age Championship. Hi-N’s Feed Jake is handled by Dan DiMambro and owned by breeder Hank Lewis.
A 6-year-old ticked liver-and-white female named “Daisy” became the National Shooting Dog Champion. Bred by Rick Heare, NSDC FC Jagermiester’s Dollop of Daisy is handled by Chris Goegan and owned by Joe and Cindy Orndorff.
National Shoot To Retrieve Association (NSTRA) Quail Invitational
Feb. 26, 2015
Lake Wales, Florida
Moniteau’s Ozark Rebel captured first place in the championship trial under owner-handler Sam Ashmore. “Boo” is a 5 ½-year-old male English Pointer fueled by Purina® Pro Plan® SPORT Performance 30/20 Chicken & Rice Formula.