In 2009, Claudia was named the AKC Breeder of the Year. She received the AKC Lifetime Achievement Award in Conformation in 2018.

Claudia is the 2009 American Kennel Club Breeder of the Year, a 2009 Dogs in Review Outstanding Breeder nominee


Claudia was honored by Dog Fancy Magazine (March 2015) as one of the “45 People Who Changed the Dog World” by helping to improve dog breeding and making canine genetics easier to understand.


In 2018 Claudia was awarded the American Kennel Club Lifetime Achievement Award in Conformation.

2021 BHCA Absolute Winner, Topsfield-Lebrera Vision Gone With The Wind (Scarlett) handled by Ben Marley

Topsfield has produced numerous dual champions and, along with Nancy Richmond, of Vision Bassets, bred the 2021 Absolute winner at the BHCA National Field Trial with subsequent dual champion, Topsfield-Lebrera Vision Gone With the Wind (Scarlett) (pictured left).