Parson Russell Terrier, Piper (1995-2009), earned more titles in mores sports than any dog of his breed in the world at that time, and did demos for thousands of people. He was the #1 PRT in the USA for conformation and weight pull, #2 for obedience, and was in the top ten for agility. He also did natural hunting, carting, earthdog and terrier racing, among others. Piper was an amazing trick dog whose signature trick was sneezing on cue.He appeared on local and national TV numerous times.
In 1997, Piper was one of only nine winners nationwide of the UKC’s highest honor, the “Total Dog Award.” At the UKC’s Centennial Show, the biggest UKC show in history, Piper won their biggest group, getting 1st in the Terrier Group. Piper was also an award-winning therapy dog who represented the UK national Pets as Therapy scheme on stage at Crufts, the biggest dog show in the world. He and Sharon both appeared in Purina dog food ads that ran in Time and Newsweek magazines, among many others.