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That's okay, we get that a lot. Check out our website and learn all about our wonderful breed, the Wirehaired Pointing Griffon. There is a history lesson, research information, club details, and a whole lot more. Have fun and come back often!!

The AWPGA is a club for the Wirehaired Pointing Griffon enthusiast. We are the AKC parent club for the breed and as such are focused on all aspects of our dogs lives. You will find information on history, hunting, conformation, performance events, health and genetics, and the club itself on these pages. We are a growing club and are always looking to improve ourselves in regards to the club and in protecting the breed we love so much. If you would like a Griffon or are looking to join a group of Griffon fanatics, you've come to the right place.





  • Support the 2016 National Specialty in Montana by Sponsoring a Trophy!

    The 2016 Specialty Committee invites you to sponsor a trophy for the National Specialty, which will be held Sept 19-25, 2016 in Helena, Montana, and is being hosted by the West Region Griffonniers. We need your help to make this Read More
  • Order Your 2016 AWPGA National Specialty T-Shirts

    T-shirts and cookbooks are now available for the 2016 National Specialty in Montana. Order yours at the AWPGA Store  here! Read More
  • Save the Date for the 2016 AWPGA National Specialty in Montana

    When: September 19-25, 2016 Where: Helena, Montana   Greetings from Montana - As you start making plans for 2016, consider attending the National Specialty in Helena, Montana.  We are planning AKC Hunt tests, Korthals Cup, Obedience, Rally and four days of Read More
  • Health & Pedigree Database

    Add your information to our new Health and Pedigree Database   Use the database to look up and research information about Wirehaired Pointing Griffons. But keep in mind that the power and value of the database depends on you! Please Read More
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