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Saluki Club of America National Specialty
June 2-6, 2015
Gray Summit, Missouri

GCH As You Like It took Best of Breed at the 2015 Saluki Club of America National Specialty. The 5-year-old male called “Jesse” is handled by breeder-owner Mary White and Richard Worden. Jesse is powered by Purina® Pro Plan® SPORT Performance 30/20 Chicken & Rice Formula.

East Idaho Spring Classic
June 11-14, 2015
Blackfoot, Idaho

The four-day cluster began with a 3-year-old female Australian Shepherd “Grace” capturing Best in Show. Bred and owned by Marcia and Carlos Bertero, GCH Wind Spirit Rod’s Amazing Grace won the first of two Eagle Rock Kennel Club shows. Handled by Megan Hof, Grace is fed Purina®Pro Plan® SPORT Performance 30/20 Salmon & Rice Formula.

GCH Sabe’s Simply Invincible captured three Bests in Show at the Eagle Rock Kennel Club and Pocatello Kennel Club dog shows. The 2-year-old male Boston Terrier called “Benny” was bred by Sharon Saberton, who owns him with Joe & Carla Sanchez. Handled by professional handler Jorge Olivera, Benny is fed Purina® Pro Plan® SPORT Performance 30/20 Salmon & Rice Formula.

United Kennel Club Premier
June 12-14, 2015
Kalamazoo, Michigan

The first Best in Show of the United Kennel Club Premier was awarded to a 2-year-old male Siberian Husky called “Deacon.” GRCH Snowborn’s Hope Burns Eternal is handled by breeder-owner Diana Brumbaugh and co-owned by Leisa & Dan Bridle with breeder James Holt. Deacon is powered by Purina® Pro Plan® SPORT Performance 30/20 Salmon & Rice Formula.

CH Nykarth Moonlite With Soletrader also captured Best in Show. The 3-year-old male Petit Basset Griffon Vendeen was bred by Kathryn Moulding and is owned by Carol Orzechowski. Handled by Tricia Snedegar, he is fed Purina® Pro Plan® SPORT Performance 30/20 Chicken & Rice Formula.

Eastern Montana Copper Circuit Cluster
June 16-18, 2015
Billings, Montana

The first Best of Show of the Yellowstone Valley Kennel Club’s three-day cluster was captured by “Semi,” a 3-year-old male Boxer. GCH Hijinx This Is How I Roll was bred and Bette Jo Nunn, who co-owns Semi with Bridget Reinhold. Handled by professional handler Wendy Bettis, Semi is fueled by Purina® Pro Plan® FOCUS Sensitive Skin & Stomach Formula.

“Nik,” a 4-year-old male Akita, won the second Yellowstone Valley Kennel Club Dog Show. GCH Mojo’s Continuation Of A Myth was bred by owners Paul & Stacey Borrmann. Handled by Alvin N. Lee Jr., Nik is powered by Purina® Pro Plan® FOCUS Sensitive Skin & Stomach Formula.

The last Best in Show from the Yellowstone Valley Kennel Club went to GCH Wilson’s I’m Your Handyman, a 2 ½-year-old male Bulldog. Bred by Cindy and Joel Wilson, “Decker” is owned by Landon and Jennifer Jordan with handler Jay Serion. Decker is fed Purina® Pro Plan® NATURAL Grain Free Chicken & Egg Formula.

Summer Solstice Cluster
June 18-21, 2015
Cambridge, Minnesota

GCH Lockenhaus’ Rumor Has It V Kenlyn kicked off the cluster by winning two shows hosted by the Anoka County Minnesota Kennel Club. “Rumor” is handled by Kent Boyles, who co-bred the 3 ½-year-old female German Shepherd Dog with Pamela McElheney and co-owns her with Deborah Stern, Pamela Buckles, and Patti Dukeman. Rumor is fed Purina® Pro Plan® SPORT Performance 30/20 Chicken & Rice Formula.

Next, “Randy,” a 4-year-old male English Springer Spaniel, won the Cambridge Minnesota Kennel Club Dog Show GCH Telltale American Ride is handled by breeder Robin Novack, who co-owns the dog with co-breeders Celie Forence, Delores Streng and Beth Fink with Cathy & David Van Vorst. The current No. 2 Sporting dog in the country is fed Purina® Pro Plan® FOCUS Sensitive Skin & Stomach Formula.

A 3-year-old Rottweiler male, GCH Gamegard I’ll Have Another V Braeside, RN, won the last Best in Show from the Cambridge Minnesota Kennel Club. Owner-handler Holly Eldred co-bred “Indy” with Listle Friede, Vickey O’Brien, Vicky Weaver and Dr. Gregory Bach, who owns the dog with his wife, Debra. Indy is powered by Purina® Pro Plan® NATURAL Grain Free Tuna & Egg Formula.

Central Florida Cluster
June 19-21, 2015
Orlando, Florida

“Gigi,” a 2-year-old female Bichon Frise, won the first Best in Show of the weekend at the Brevard Kennel Club Dog Show. CH Blitzin Georgette Tres Jolie At DeMartini was bred by Marsha Nielson and Kay Mitchell and is owned by Donna DeMartini. Handled by professional handler Dennis Brown, Gigi is fed Purina® Pro Plan® SPORT Performance 30/20 Chicken & Rice Formula.

The last two shows held by the Central Florida and Space Coast kennel clubs were swept by “Brazen,” a 3-year-old Whippet bitch. Handled by breeder-owner Amanda Giles, GCH Sporting Field Shameless is co-owned by Barbara Call, Jane Cooney-Waterhouse and breeder Dionne Butt. Brazen is fueled by Purina® Pro Plan® SPORT Performance 30/20 Chicken & Rice Formula.

Summer Classic
June 24-28, 2015
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

A Brittany called “Beckett” won the first of two shows held by the Oklahoma City Kennel Club. Bred by Kathy Hogan and Elud Archuleta-Cressler, GCH Rainbow Splash’s Ruggedly Handsome is co-owned by Carolee Douglas, Jim & Alisa Andras, Amanda Cone and Jerry & Kathy Hogan. Handled by professional handler Clint Livingston, the almost 5-year-old dog is fueled by Purina®Pro Plan® SPORT Performance 30/20 Chicken & Rice Formula.

“Rumor” swept the last four days of competition taking home Bests in Show from the Oklahoma City Kennel Club, Mid-Del-Tinker Kennel Club and the Lawton Dog Fanciers Association shows. GCH Lockenhaus’ Rumor Has It V Kenlyn is handled by breeder Kent Boyles, who co-owns the 3 ½-year-old bitch with Deborah Stern, Pamela Buckles, Patti Dukeman and breeder Pamela McElheney. The current No. 1 dog in the country is powered by Purina® Pro Plan® SPORT Performance 30/20 Salmon & Rice Formula.

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