Pontotoc man helps lead dog to national honor

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A man from Pontotoc is the co-handler of an award winning Beagle.

Posted: May 8, 2018 4:25 PM

PONTOTOC, Miss. (WTVA) - A man from Pontotoc is the co-handler of an award winning Beagle.

Gary Moorman of Pontotoc co-handles the dog, Music.

Music was recently named the 2017 Purina Outstanding SPO (Small Pack Option) Field Trial Beagle

"Music is a special hound," Moorman said. "She was born to track and is unrelenting when she take control of the pack."

Moorman was presented with an oil painting of the dog by artist Valerie Dolan, a satin award banner, an engraved plaque, a cash award and a year's supply of Purina dog food.

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