“Big Daddy” earned all of his Coonhound Bench titles (Champion/ Grand / Supreme Grand) before his
first birthday. He finished his All Breed Conformation Championship in October 2008, including going
Winners Dog from the Bred By Exhibitor class at the 2008 Lexington Regional Specialty.
His first Hound Group placement was from the 9-12 Puppy Class at the Echo Hills KC in Troy, OH. He went on to 22 additional Hound Group placements (as of 3/2014). In addition, he was Select Dog at the 2011 ABTCC National Specialty in Perry, GA, and Best of Opposite Sex at the 2013 ABTCC National Specialty in Concord, NC.
Big Daddy began his performance career in 2009 with Rally Obedience, quickly earning his Rally Novice (RN), Rally Advanced (RA), and Rally Excellent (RE) titles. In the ABTCC year end rankings, he was #2 in Rally in 2009, and #1 in Rally in 2010. Big Daddy completed his Companion Dog (CD) title in standard Obedience in June 2010. He was ranked #1 in ABTCC Obedience in 2010. He moved on to Agility next, completing his Novice Jumpers With Weaves Preferred (NJP) title in April 2013, with two firsts and a second in open competition. In 2012, he was ranked #2 in ABTCC Agility.
Big Daddy earned his Canine Good Citizen certification in 2011, and is frequently acts as an ambassador for the breed, showing off his outstanding temperament at horse shows and other public appearances. He is continuing to work on Tracking as his next horizon, while still showing occasionally in conformation and on the bench.
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