Shawn Kinkelaar

Shawn Kinkelaar

Shawn Kinkelaar has won more Top Shooting Dog Awards than any other handler (11 National Dog of the Year awards with six different dogs) and is approaching 150 championship wins. At age 52, he already has placed four dogs in the Field Trial Hall of Fame. Based in Illinois, Kinkelaar is a full-time trainer and SportDOG pro-staffer.