Breeder Listing

Please note that appearance on this breeder listing does not constitute a recommendation by the GWPCA or its members. The GWPCA does not endorse or recommend any advertiser and/or their breeding practices. The GWPCA is not responsible for dogs bought or sold through this listing and in no way guarantees the quality of the animals purchased through it. The GWPCA strongly recommends puppy buyers screen the breeder from whom they are considering purchasing a puppy/dog.

The GWPCA Breeder/Kennel Directory is a form of classified advertising where members of the GWPCA can pay a fee for an annual listing in the directory. The Breeder/Kennel Directory is for GWPCA members who have acknowledged the GWPCA Code of Ethics and is published as a service to club members and interested members of the public who wish to investigate owning a German Wirehaired Pointer. If you are a GWPCA member and would like to be included on the breeder listing complete the Breeder Application Form. The breeder directory runs January to January but listings are added and updated throughout the year.

The following listing is broken down by state and we also have an index of breeders. Click on or scroll down to the state you wish to view If you do not see a listing for your state, you may contact our national breeder referral contact, Angie Johnson at angiehef@aol.com or 407-466-3554.

Arizona

CanDo German Wirehaired Pointers
Larry & Diane Turner and Angela Milowski
Tucson, Arizona
www.candogermanwirehairedpointers.com
(520) 490 – 2601 | (520) 400 – 9315 | turner.p.diane@gmail.com
Interests: Show, Obedience/Rally, Hunting
How long in GWPs: 13 Years
Number of dogs: 8 | Litters per year: 1
Health Screenings: OFA – Hips, Elbows, Thyroid, Eye, Cardiac
Local Clubs : Old Pueblo Dog Training Club
AKC Breeder of Merit

California

The Haven Kennel
Cynthia L. Heiller, DVM
Santa Rosa, California
www.thehavenkennel.com
(707) 528 – 2627 | gwpdoc@gmail.com
Interests: Show, Field Trials, Hunt Tests, Obedience
How long in GWPs: Since 1987
Number of dogs: 12 | Litters per year: 1-3
Health Screenings: OFA Hips, Elbows, Thyroid, Eye, Cardiac
Local clubs: GWPC of Northern California
AKC Breeder of Merit

Yerkes Wirehairs
James & Marjorie Yerkes
Marysville, California
www.yerkeswirehairs.com
(530) 701 – 5773 | (530) 701 – 4891 | meyerkes@comcast.net
Interests: Show, Hunting, Hunt Tests, Field Trials
How long in GWPs: 9 years
Number of dogs: 6 | Litters per year: 2-3
Health Screenings: OFA Hips, Elbows, Eye, Cardiac
Local clubs: GWPC of Northern California
AKC Breeder of Merit

Colorado

Ghostwind GWPs
Sherry Holt
Hudson, Colorado
www.ghostwindfarm.com
(303) 305 – 8676 | (303) 732 – 4647 | lsherry25@yahoo.com
Interests: Show, Hunting, NAVHDA
How long in GWPs: 4 years
Number of dogs: 5 | Litters per year: 1-2
Health Screenings: OFA Hips, Elbows, Eye, Cardiac, Thyroid
Local clubs: Terry All-Breed Kennel Club

AM Wires
Anthony & Miranda Wagoner
Greeley, Colorado
www.amwirehairs.com
(970) 571 – 1131 | munchkin_4684@yahoo.com
Interests: Hunting, Show, Hunt Tests
How long in GWPs: 8 years
Number of dogs: 5 | Litters per year: 1-2
Health Screenings: OFA Hips, Elbows, Eye, Cardiac, Thyroid
Local clubs: Greeley Kennel Club and RMC NAVHDA

Florida

Afterhours Kennels
Christi and Alexis Chism
Reddick, Florida
www.afterhourskennels.com | www.facebook.com/AfterhoursKennelsGermanWirehairedPointers/
(352) 591 – 3669 | afterhourskennels@gmail.com
Interests: Hunting, Show, Field Trials, NAVHDA, Obedience, Agility
How long in GWPs: 35 years
Number of dogs: 5 | Litters per year: 1-2
Health Screenings: OFA Hips, Elbows, Eye, Cardiac, Thyroid
Local clubs: Suncoast GWP Club
AKC Breeder of Merit

Reece Kennels
Mike & Angie Johnson
Polk City, Florida
www.ReeceKennels.com | www.facebook.com/ReeceGWP
(407) 466 – 3554 | angiehef@aol.com
Interests: Hunt Tests, NAVHDA, Show, Agility, Obedience, Field Trials, Family Companions
How long in GWPs: 16 years
Number of dogs: 5 | Litters per year: 1-2
Health Screenings: OFA Hips, Elbows, Eye, Cardiac, Thyroid, vonWillebrands
Local clubs: Suncoast GWP Club, Florida Palmetto NAVHDA, Imperial Pole Obedience/Agility Club
AKC Breeder of Merit
AKC Bred with H.E.A.R.T. Breeder

Idaho

Rimrock
Katherine Rager
Hayden Lake, Idaho
www.rimrockrv.com
(208) 660 – 3593 | rimrockwires@yahoo.com
Interests: Hunting, Hunt Tests, Show
How long in GWPs: 30 years
Number of dogs: 4 | Litters per year: 1
Health Screenings: OFA Hips, Elbows, Eye, Cardiac, Thyroid, vonWillebrands

Hey’Jude GWPs
Nick Schroeder
Kimberly, Idaho
www.heyjudegwps.com
(208) 731 – 4303 | beme6425@hotmail.com
Interests: Hunting, Field Trials, Show
How long in GWPs: Since 2015
Number of dogs: 3 | Litters per year: 1-2
Health Screenings: OFA Hips, Elbows
Local Clubs: High Desert Pointing Dog Club

Iowa

Back 40 Wirehairs
Patrick Joyce
Emmetsburg, Iowa
www.facebook.com/PatJoyceWirehairs
(712) 298 – 0173 | jycpt@yahoo.com
Interests: Upland and Waterfowl Hunting
How long in GWPs: 21 years
Number of dogs: 3 | Litters per year: 1-2
Health Screenings: OFA Hips, Elbows, Thyroid
Local Clubs: Midwest Tri-State NAVHDA

Michigan

West Wind Gun Dogs
Valerie Potter and Karen Potter, DVM
Michigan
www.westwindgundogs.com
(616) 901 – 3297 | (616) 450 – 4399 | kpotterdvm@gmail.com | westwindkennels@hotmail.com
Interests: NAVHDA, Hunt Tests,Hunting, Show
How long in GWPs: 18 years
Number of dogs: 6 | Litters per year: 1
Health Screenings: OFA Hips, Elbows, Thyroid, Eye, Cardiac, vonWillebrands

Windswept Wirehairs
Mark & Lori Sargent
Charlotte, Michigan
www.windsweptwires.com
(517) 667 – 0007| birddog@windsweptwires.net
Interests: Show, Hunting, Hunt Tests, Field Trials, Obedience, Agility
How long in GWPs: 20 years
Number of dogs: 6 | Litters per year: 1
Health Screenings: PENN Hip, OFA Elbows, Thyroid, Eye, Cardiac, vonWillebrands
Local Clubs: Fort Detroit GWP Club
AKC Breeder of Merit

Purepoint GWP
Dave & Michelle Weaver
Norton Shores, Michigan
www.purepointkennel.com
(231) 798 – 8289 | (231) 557 – 4668 | purepoint@purepointkennel.com
Interests: Show, Hunting, Therapy Dogs
How long in GWPs: 22 years
Number of dogs: 6 | Litters per year: 1-2
Health Screenings: OFA Hip, Elbows, Thyroid
Local Clubs: Fort Detroit GWP Club
AKC Breeder of Merit

Missouri

O’Connor Kennels
Gavin & Dawn O’Connor
Springfield, Missouri
www.facebook.com/oconnorkennels
(417) 840 – 6352 | oconnorkennels@gmail.com
Interests: Hunt Tests, Hunting
How long in GWPs: 5 years
Number of dogs: 5 | Litters per year: 1-2
Health Screenings: OFA Hip, Elbows, DNA

Montana

DJ Bar Ranch
Jehnet Carlson
Belgrade, Montana
www.djbarranch.com | www.facebook.com/djbarranch
(406) 388 – 7463 | info@djbarranch.com
Interests: Show, Hunt Tests, NAVHDA, Obedience, Dock Diving
How long in GWPs: 31 years
Number of dogs: 5 | Litters per year: 2
Health Screenings: OFA Hip, Elbows,
Thyroid, Eye, Cardiac
Local Clubs: Treasure Valley NAVHDA, Galloping Dog Agility Club
AKC Breeder of Merit

Gallatin GWPs
Ann Miller
Three Forks, Montana
(406) 209 – 2023 | dundonk@yahoo.com
Interests: Hunting, Hunt Tests, NAVHDA, Show
How long in GWPs: 6 years
Number of dogs: 5 | Litters per year: 1-2
Health Screenings: OFA Hip, Elbows, Thyroid, Eye, Cardiac

Claddagh Kennel
William & Courtney Bastian
Bonner, Montana
www.calddaghkennel.com
(406) 244-2442 | claddaghkennel@gmail.com
Interests: Hunting, Hunt Tests, NAVHDA, Field Trials, Conformation
How long in GWPs: 15+ years
Number of dogs: 5 | Litters per year: 1-2
Health Screenings: OFA Hip, Elbow, Thyroid, Eye, Cardiac, vonWillebrands
Local Club: GWP Club of Wisconsin, Kettle Moraine
AKC Breeder of Merit – Silver Level

Nebraska

Chimney Rock Wirehairs
Joe & Hilory Martin
Bayard, Nebraska
www.chimneyrockwirehairs.com
(308) 999-0323 | ripper2008.jm@gmail.com
Interests: Conformation, Field Trials, Hunt Tests, Hunting
How long in GWPs: 5 years
Number of dogs: 7 | Litters per year: 1-2
Health Screenings: OFA Hip, Elbows, Thyroid
Local Clubs: Scottsbluff Kennel Club

New York

Cedarbrook German Wirehaired Pointers
Bruce Ross
Groton, New York
(607) 838-3605 | brkgwp@gmail.com
Interests: Hunting, Hunt Tests, NAVHDA, Show, Obedience
How long in GWPs: Since 1977
Number of dogs: 7 | Litters per year: 1
Health Screenings: OFA Hip, Elbows, Thyroid
Local Clubs: Suncoast GWP Club, Finger Lakes Kennel Club

North Carolina

Heywire / Sure Shot
Judy Cheshire & Doug Ljungren
Bahama, North Carolina
www.heywiresureshot.com
(919) 477-6530 | heywiregwp@gmail.com
Interests: Show, Field Trials, Hunt Tests, Hunting, Companion
How long in GWPs: 44 years
Number of dogs: 6 | Litters per year: 1
Health Screenings: OFA Hip, Elbows, Thyroid, CERF, Cardiac
Local Clubs: Delaware Valley GWP Club, Durham Kennel Club

Ohio

Ripsnorter Kennel
Lisa George
Utica, Ohio
www.ripsnorter.net
(740) 398-3197 | ripsnorterdogs1@me.com
Interests: Show, NAVHDA, Hunting, Hunt Tests
How long in GWPs: 40 years
Number of dogs: 5 | Litters per year: 1-2
Health Screenings: OFA Hip, Elbows, Thyroid, CERF, Cardiac, vonWillebrand’s
Local Clubs: MidOhio NAVHDA

Oregon

Cascade German Wirehaired Pointers
Ray & Lynn Calkins
Sherwood, Oregon
(503) 682-2968 | gwpcascade@gmail.com
Interests: Field Trials, Hunt Tests, Hunting
How long in GWPs: 43 years
Number of dogs: 9 | Litters per year: 1-2
Health Screenings: OFA Hip, Elbows, Thyroid, CERF, Cardiac, PennHip
Local Clubs: Oregon GWP Club

Wireswest German Wirehaired Pointers
Meg Eden
Terrebonne, Oregon
www.wireswestgwp.com
(541) 410-3935 | wireswestgwp@gmail.com
Interests: Field Trials, Hunt Tests, Conformation, Obedience, NAVHDA
How long in GWPs: 20 years
Number of dogs: 8 | Litters per year: 1-2
Health Screenings: OFA Hip, Elbows, Thyroid, CERF, Cardiac, vonWillebrands
Local Clubs: NAVHDA International, Willamette NAVHDA, Mt. Bachelor Kennel Club

Dual Shot Kennel
Karla Hawkins
Haines, Oregon
www.dualshotgwp.com
(541) 856-3537 | hawkinsinhaines_95@msn.com
Interests: Hunting, NAVHDA, Hunt Tests, Field Trials, Show
How long in GWPs: Since 1978
Number of dogs: 8 | Litters per year: 1
Health Screenings: OFA Hip, Elbows, Thyroid, CERF, Cardiac, vonWillebrands
Local Clubs: Treasure Valley NAVHDA

Bone Point Kennels
Kelly Jobes
Baker City, Oregon
www.bonepointkennels.com
(541) 523-9486 | kjobes_592@hotmail.com
Interests: Hunting, NAVHDA, VHDF, Field Trials
How long in GWPs: Since 1998
Number of dogs: 7 | Litters per year: 3
Health Screenings: OFA Hip, Thyroid
Local Clubs: Treasure Valley NAVHDA

Willamette German Wirehaired Pointers
Lisa & Octavian Popescu
Oak Grove, Oregon
www.willamettegwp.com
(503) 473-4533 | willamettegwp@comcast.com
Interests: Show, Obedience/Rally, Hunting, Agility
How long in GWPs: Since 2007
Number of dogs: 6 | Litters per year: 1-2
Health Screenings: OFA Hip, Elbow, Thyroid, CERF, Cardiac
Local Clubs: Oregon GWP Club

The Scotia Kennel
Laura Reeves
Grants Pass, Oregon
www.scotiakennel.com
(541) 761-1867 | scotiadawgs@gmail.com
Interests: Show, Hunting, Hunt Tests, Field Trials, NAVHDA
How long in GWPs: 30+ years
Number of dogs: 5 | Litters per year: 1
Health Screenings: OFA Hip, Elbow, Thyroid, CERF, Cardiac
Local Clubs: Oregon GWP Club
AKC Breeder of Merit

Pennsylvania

Ebbtide
Garnett Persinger
Conneautville, Pennsylvania
(814) 587-2365 | sshoalwater@windstream.net
Interests: Hunting, Show, Agility, Obedience, Tracking
How long in GWPs: 55 years
Number of dogs: 8 | Litters per year: 1
Health Screenings: OFA Hip, Elbow, Thyroid, Eye, Cardiac, vonWillebrands
Local Clubs: Delaware Valley GWP Club
AKC Breeder of Merit – Silver Level

HH Mountain View
Edwin Shupp & Kelly Wisch Shupp
Hallam, Pennsylvania
www.mountainviewkennel.org
(202) 578-6263 or (717) 586-8836 | kwisch14@gmail.com
Interests: Conformation, Field Trials, Hunt Tests, NAVHDA
How long in GWPs: 20 years
Number of dogs: 8 | Litters per year: 1
Health Screenings: OFA Hip, Elbow, Thyroid, Eye, Cardiac,
Local Clubs: Delaware Valley GWP Club, Old Dominion Kennel Club
AKC Breeder of Merit

South Carolina

Whitetail Kennels
Billy & Deb Darby
Walhalla, South Carolina
www.whitetailkennels.com
(864) 882-0215 | whitetailgwp@mindspring.com
Interests: Hunting, Conformation, Hunt Tests, Field Trials
How long in GWPs: Since 1973
Number of dogs: 12 | Litters per year: 1
Health Screenings: OFA Hip, Elbow, Thyroid
Local Clubs: Palmetto Pointing Breed Club, Suncoast GWP Club, Armenia Wings Pointing Breed Club
AKC Breeder of Merit

South Dakota

Griffs Grassland Kennel
Dan Griffith
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
www.griffsgrasslandkennel.com
(605) 366-4939 | griffithd25@sio.midco.net
Interests: NAVHDA, Hunting, Hunt Tests, GWP Alliance, VHDA
How long in GWPs: 38 years
Number of dogs: 2 | Litters per year: 1-2
Health Screenings: OFA Hip, Elbow, Eyes, Thyroid, Cardiac, von Willebrand’s, PennHip, DNA

Tennessee

Lookout German Wirehaired Pointers
Jim & Helen Witt
Crossville, Tennessee
www.lookoutgwp.com
(931) 250-1835 | lookoutgwp@gmail.com
Interests: Show, Hunting, Hunt Tests, Companion
How long in GWPs: 45 years
Number of dogs: 3 | Litters per year: 0
Health Screenings: OFA Hip, Elbow, Thyroid, Cardiac, Eye, vonWillebrands
AKC Breeder of Merit

Texas

Idawire
Tom & Jodi Quesnell
Texas
www.idawire.com
(307) 751-7822 or (605) 641-2800 | idawiregwps@gmail.com
Interests: Hunting, Field Trials, Conformation
How long in GWPs: Since 1999
Number of dogs: 9 | Litters per year: 2-3
Health Screenings: OFA Hip
Local Club: Rocky Mountain GWP Club

Washington

Bachman Bay Kennels
Dominic Bachman
Spokane Valley, Washington
(530) 708-2141 | dominicbachman@hotmail.com
Interests: Hunting, NAVHDA, VHDF
How long in GWPs: Since 1992
Number of dogs: 3 | Litters per year: 1
Health Screenings: OFA Hip, Thyroid, vonWillebrands, PennHip
Local Club: Spokane Bird Dog Association, Treasure Valley NAVHDA

Inverness Kennels
Jack & Laura Myles
Snohomish, Washington
www.invernesskennels.com | Facebook: Inverness Kennels
(360) 668-2841 or (260) 310-9039 | invernesskennels@frontier.com
Interests: All AKC events, VHDF, NAVHDA
How long in GWPs: 40+ years
Number of dogs: 10 | Litters per year: 1-2
Health Screenings: CHIC: OFA Hip, Elbow, Thyroid, CERF, Cardiac
Local Club: Sea-Tac GWP Club, Whidbey Island Kennel Club, Rainer Sporting Dog Association

Wisconsin

Backwoods Kennel
Greg & Liz Dixon
Spring Valley, Wisconsin
www.backwoodsbirddogs.com
(612) 865-7556 | bkwdsgwp@svtel.net
Interests: Hunting, Field Trials, Conformation
How long in GWPs: 30+ years
Number of dogs: 15 | Litters per year: 1
Health Screenings: OFA Hip, Elbow, Eye, vonWillebrands
Local Club: Twin Cities GWP Club, St. Croix Valley NAVHDA

Bonniedale Upland Hunters
Bonnie Crawford & Dale Nemitz
Watertown, Wisconsin
(920) 699-3326 | bonniedale@tds.net
Interests: Hunting, Hunt Tests, NAVHDA, Show
How long in GWPs: 20 years
Number of dogs: 5 | Litters per year: 1
Health Screenings: OFA Hip, Elbow, Thyroid, Eye, Cardiac, vonWillebrands

RnR Wires
Betsy Reifschneider
Oakcreek, Wisconsin
(414) 519-1970 | betsyr414@gmail.com
Interests: Hunting, Show
How long in GWPs: 7 years
Number of dogs: 5 | Litters per year: 1-2
Health Screenings: OFA Hip, Elbow, Thyroid, Eye, Cardiac, vonWillebrands, Degenerative Myleopathy, Hemophelia B
Local Club: GWP Club of Illinois

Captains Kennels
Don Erlandson
St. Croix Falls, Wisconsin
www.captains-kennels.com
(715) 488-2217 | don.captainskennels@gmail.com
Interests: Hunting, Hunt Tests, Family Companion, Show
How long in GWPs: Since 1992
Number of dogs: 9 | Litters per year: 1-3
Health Screenings: OFA Hip, Elbow, Thyroid
Local Club: Twin Cities GWP Club

Wyoming

WyoWires German Wirehaired Pointers
Terry & Lisa Uhrich
Casper, Wyoming
www.wyowires.com | www.facebook.com/WyoWiresUglyDogKennels
(307) 262-4089 | lisa@wyowires.com
Interests: Hunting, NAVHDA, Conformation, Obedience/Rally
How long in GWPs: 20+ years
Number of dogs: 6 | Litters per year: 1-2
Health Screenings: OFA Hip, Elbow, Thyroid, Eye, Cardiac, vonWillebrands
Local Club: Rocky Mountain NAVHDA, Frontier NAVHDA, Central Wyoming Kennel Club, Versatile Hunting Dog Federation (VHDF)

Canada

Bourg-Royal Kennels
Gilbert Tremblay & Renee Fortier
St Lambert-de-Lauzon, Quebec, Canada
www.bourgroyalkennel.com
(418) 889-2288 | brkinfo@globetrotter.net
Interests: Show, Hunting, FDT, NAVHDA, Field Trials
How long in GWPs: 18 years
Number of dogs: 4 | Litters per year: 1
Health Screenings: OFA Hips, Elbow, Thyroid, CERF, Cardiac, vonWillebrand’s
Local Club: Le Polyvalent Pointing Dog Club, Eastern Quebec Chapter (NAVHDA)

Western Ruhar
Michael Mortensen
Drumheller, Alberta, Canada
https://www.facebook.com/Western-Ruhaar-547278945629028/
(403) 850-0204 | candaianruhar@gmail.com
Interests: Hunting, Conformation
How long in GWPs: Since 1980
Number of dogs: 2 | Litters per year: 0-1
Local Club: Canadian Kennel Club, Danish Kennel Club, Calgary Pointing Dog Club

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