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American Wirehaired Pointing Griffon Association....
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 dog's 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.
AWPGA Mission Statement
Object of the club shall be to encourage and promote the quality breeding of purebred Wirehaired Pointing Griffons and to do all possible to bring their natural hunting qualities to perfection. To urge members and breeders to accept the standard of the breed as approved by the AKC as the only standard of excellence by which the Wirehaired Pointing Griffon shall be judged. To do all in its power to protect and advance the interests of the breed by encouraging sportsmanlike competition at conformation shows, obedience trials and field events. To conduct sanctioned and licensed specialty shows, obedience trials and field events under the rules of the AKC.
The Wirehaired Pointing Griffon – A Judge's Quick Reference