Top Show Dogs of 2023 Fueled by Pro Plan

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At Purina, we are proud to be a part of your journey towards excellence and provide high-quality nutrition for your dogs. Whether you're striving for championship titles or raising a healthy and happy companion, we are committed to supporting your goals and helping your dogs thrive.

In the world of dog shows, nutrition plays a crucial role in helping dogs achieve their best performance and appearance. That's why we are thrilled to announce that in 2023, 9 out of the top 10 show dogs in Canada were powered by the advanced nutrition of Purina® Pro Plan®. These exceptional dogs exhibited their beauty and talent in the ring, achieving remarkable success.

Congratulations to these outstanding dogs and their dedicated owners and handlers for their achievements!

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Call Name: Atari 

Owners: Lindy Barrow & Celso Mollo

Conformation Handlers: David Gignac & Owners

Fueled By: Pro Plan Sensitive Skin and Stomach Salmon

Why Pro Plan: “Atari is fed Purina Pro Plan Sensitive Skin and Stomach which has kept him in great health along with a superb coat.” - Lindy Barrow


Call Name: Atzi

Owner: Jannine Kowalchuk

Conformation Handlers: Emily Burdon & Team, Jannine Kowalchuk

Fueled By: Pro Plan 30/20 Salmon

Why Pro Plan: “Atzi’s stamina and muscle tone is top notch on 30/20 Salmon.” - Emily Burdon

3. GChG Marinella's The Thunder Rolls

Call Name: Clark

Owners: Byron Fulkerth & Kristle Maragon

Conformation Handler: Byron Fulkerth

Fueled By: Pro Plan 30/20 Salmon

Why Pro Plan: “Clark alternates through a few different formulas to allow various proteins in his diet but I love the muscle he maintains on the Salmon Performance 30/20. Clark is an active dog whose routine consists of resistance training, swimming and running. The performance formula allows Clark to thrive in and out of the show ring.” - Byron Fulkerth

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Call Name: Kaidi

Owners: Jaime Larkman, Mary King, Rafe Schindler, Taffe McFadden, and Julie Vogel

Conformation Handler: Jaime Larkman

Fueled By: Pro Plan 30/20 Salmon

Why Pro Plan: “Kaidi has always been a picky eater. Switching her to Pro Plan Performance 30/20 Salmon is what kept her in optimal weight and condition for her busy year on the road.” - Jaime Larkman

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Call Name: River

Owners: Maren Smith & Ellen Matesic

Conformation Handler: Chelby Marling

Fueled By: Pro Plan 30/20 Salmon

Why Pro Plan: “Pro Plan 30/20 Performance Salmon is what I started River on when he came to Canada. He needed weight and I have always found this food has been great for weight management. Lo and behold it is exactly what he needed! Not only great for weight, but I love the way his skin, coat, energy levels and so much more benefits from this food! It never lets me down!” - Chelby Marling

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Call Name: Channing

Owners: Karen Fasciano & Cody Longworth

Conformation Handler: Cody Longworth

Fueled By: Pro Plan Large Breed Sensitive Skin and Stomach Salmon

Why Pro Plan: “After trying a number of foods that we hoped would agree with Channing's sensitive stomach issues, we finally tried the large breed salmon and rice which he liked, solved his stomach issues and helped his coat and muscles, especially while he was maturing.” - Karen Fasciano

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Call Name: Hefner

Owner: Shannon Scheer

Conformation Handler: Shannon Scheer

Fueled By: Pro Plan Sensitive Skin and Stomach Turkey and Oatmeal

Why Pro Plan: “Pro Plan keeps my dogs in top physical and mental condition which is proven time and again with my multiple top dog status." - Shannon Scheer


Call Name: Luca

Owners: Christine Jones & Rob Jones

Conformation Handler: Christine Jones

Fueled By: Pro Plan 30/20 Chicken

Why Pro Plan: “Luca is a busy and active sporting dog and needs a high energy diet to meet his needs to keep his body and coat in the best of condition. Pro Plan 30/20 Chicken checks off all our boxes for providing him the nutrition he needs for strong muscles and a beautiful coat.” - Christine Jones

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Call Name: Cayde

Owners: Gwen Taylor/Connie Johnson

Conformation Handler: Emily Burdon

Fueled By: Pro Plan 30/20 Chicken

Why Pro Plan: “The 30/20 just works!  Provides the necessary nutrients for a healthy, active dog.” - Gwen Taylor

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