Korthals Griffon UK

The Original U.K. web site for this Versatile hunting dog breed





About

This web site came about for the Korthals Griffon breed of dog here in the United Kingdom in 2002 and has been set up by Colin Perry, an importer and keeper of this breed.  The web site, used as an information point for owners and breeders of the dog here in Britain and further afield; for exchanging information, training tips, litter information, meetings and general friendship.  It can also be a point of reference for field trial sportsmen & women, Korthals Griffon owners and others interested in this wonderful versatile hunting dog breed.

Diesel
'Diesel - on point'

Finding information on this breed in England, Wales, Scotland or Northern Ireland was difficult before this site was originally set up.  We had to rely upon our European & North America's friends and neighbours to furnish us with information, leads and contacts.  Hopefully this web site may help bridge that gap and in so doing, make information accessibility easier and be of interest for those here in the United Kingdom (and further afield).  It will also help those of us who wish to own or import a Korthals Griffon into this country.  There are approximately just over three hundred and eighty Korthals Griffon's in the U.K. so far, with litter's due in the future.

Early dog
'le Capitaine Fracasse'



Cillo
'Cillo van St-Roch'

As there are a small amount of Korthals Griffons' (and their owners) in the U.K., growing each year; it is important to note that some people consider themselves "experts" in the breed and the British population of Korthals?  Please 'take extreme care' where you seek information; and from whom you may wish to purchase a puppy.  I have been around and involved with this specific breed for over fifteen years now, twelve years as an owner / breeder. If you own a Korthals Griffon in the U.K. or wish to protect & support the breed, please get in contact with me.

Esso deep water
'Esso - Deep water retrieve'


I thank all those individuals, starting in 2000, who have helped me by supplying images and factual information that you see contained within this web site; and please forgive any errors (advise me).  The views and recommendations found within this web site are my own and are not associated with or reflect those held by other associations, clubs or individuals.  If you can help in any way with an 'exchange link' on your site or other detailed information, your kennel or if puppies are due then do please get in contact with me via the contact form; I'll be happy to help and share information.  Thanks for your visit. 


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With best wishes to you,

Colin Perry

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Breed

The Korthals Griffon; in France - Griffon D'Arrêt a Poil dur Korthals;  in the Netherlands and Germany; the Griffon Korthals.  In the North America's they are generally called the Wire haired Pointing Griffon.

This is a fine 'medium sized' breed that can be an excellent family dog, who is trustworthy and has a tremendous willingness to please.  Good to train for the field with gentle patience, they also make a wonderful pet for a strong confident owner.  An active "scruffy" looking breed that exhibit's a natural pointer-like behaviour and has an almost terrier-like attitude when hunting.  Always a pleasant companion and a skillful, multipurpose hunting dog in the field & rough ground for the man or woman on foot and with a gun  (on horse-back, with bow or Hawk).


I know something is there ...
'In the bracken - Pausing for a scent'

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Dog Group:  Sporting Group  


Class:  Gun dog
Colours:  Steel grey/white with chestnut brown (liver)/ dark brown markings (this mixture is often called 'roan'); - always with a chestnut brown nose.
Coat:  Coarse and hard wire outer with soft under layer.
Size:  Medium sized; males standing no taller than 600mm at the shoulders (2 feet).
Temperament:  Independent, intelligent, hunter.
With Children:  Good - with respectful children. Lower - with young children.
With dogs / Pets, horses:  Generally friendly towards other dogs, pets & domestic animals.
Watchdog:  Very good
Guard-dog:  Medium

Care and Training:  Minimal grooming and trimming of the dogs coat is needed via 'stripping' combs, keeping eyes and orifices clear.  It's customary in France to 'clip and coiffure' the head and neck ... This grooming technique is frowned upon elsewhere.  The Korthals Griffon requires 'plenty' of exercise on open ground and woodland.  The owner must be able to give lots of time for training, as this canine is a high-energy dog that enjoys hunting and other outside activities. This is not a sedentary dog breed, it needs to be occupied.  It also demands to be part of your family life and should not be left alone for extended periods of time.  This breed can be 'too' adoring of it's master for some owners; they are also a 'handful' when young and during training.  Not a dog for the faint hearted or short of temper!

Learning Rate:  Medium/High
Obedience:  High
Solving problems:  Medium
Activity:  Very High - An all round active dog.

Living Environment:  Does not kennel well, preferring to be close to its master.  He enjoys working in the field, rough ground and water therefore it's much better suited to life in the country, but it will adapt to town living if it has a home with a large and securely fenced garden and obtains sufficient daily exercise in open spaces. This is not the type of dog for flat or apartment living, without having exercise and attention.

Health Issues:  Look out for general dog ailments and signs of poor breeding; poor breeding will manifest in offspring with hip/elbow dysplasia, thyroiditus, jaw misalignment, wooly coat and being oversized (to name just some).  Proper, balanced feeding that is adjusted for activity, lifestyle and age is always advisable.  When choosing a puppy, check the Sire & Dam's 'original' documentation for Good Hip and Elbow (low) test scores and DNA test certificates.

Coat Colour Issues:  Also insist that the parents have been 'Colour of Coat / K-Locus Tested' with results showing as KB/KB (not displaying or carrying Yellow/Tan).  Additional DNA and Locus tests are recommended for potential breeders.


Life Span:  12+ Years
Litter Size:  Average about 8
Country of Origin:  Netherlands/Germany/France.



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Filou at Griesheim
'Filou Griesheim'

Type

The Korthals Griffon was designed from the outset to be of medium size.  Smaller than its German counterpart - the wire haired pointer.  It was meant to be of "intermediate stature" … As can be seen from the photographs of dogs from the period, displayed on this web site and within the album.


Out Training and shooting

The Korthals Griffon is a very strong and vigorous pointing dog of good intelligence, has a passion for hunting and (thankfully for us here in the U.K.) a resistance to the cold and bad weather.  Here is what Abbot Godard has written in his book " Je dresse mon chien díarrêt". "The first characteristic of this dog is to be rustic.  With such a bristle, it fears nothing, neither freezing water nor the most sharp-edged spines.  Therefore, it is very happy to work in the marsh or thicket.  In the marshes, it's the wildfowl, and in the thickets it's the woodcock or even the grouse".
An English Longthorn shotgun

A Longthorne Gun.

A Korthals Griffon commands respect as a very versatile Hunt, pointing and Retrieve dog with a long and a guaranteed future. It shows incomparable talent, swimming, hunting, flushing, tracking, fetching in the worst of weather and cold terrain temperatures; it also 'works' well with hawks and horses.  The dog is well armed by it's breeding and nature to face them …  And how about its looks:  Scruffy, with quite a marked liver/chestnut moustache and eyebrows and its silver steel & brown [roan] colour makes it a charming dog and a welcome addition to any sporting - hunting family.  A truly 'versatile' hunting dog.

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Resources


An American article from the November 1917 issue of 'New Country Life' ® © - Makes interesting reading.
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An Canadian article from the January 2005 issue of 'Dogs In Canada' ® © - Also makes good reading.
   'Tap here to read/download it'

An American article from the July 2007 issue of 'Gundog magazine' ® © - Entitled "Go Dutch".
   'Tap here to read/download it'

From the Kennel Club ® © - 'Korthals Griffon' Breed standard.
   'Tap here to read/download it'

The American 'Buddy Life' magazine ® © 2011. - 'Get A Griffon Life' article gives a good overview.
   'Tap here to read/download it'

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Korthals Griffon History


E.K. Korthals

Eduard Karel Korthals
[1851 - 1896]


The Korthals Griffon breed was 'finalized' in the second half of the 19th century by the famous Dutch animal breeder Eduard Karel Korthals, a son of a the very wealthy and connected Korthals family.  All the other varieties of pointing dogs known to us have a true pedigree breed line which goes back to almost fourteen decades previous to this, their ancestors have often been known for several centuries.  For the pointing griffon, the type and origin of this dog - in various forms has been around a very long time.  This rustic, more continental breed, has successfully resisted the passage of time.  It is today a splendid hunting dog, appreciated by the basic and advanced gundog / H.P.R. owner alike; someone who seeks a quality companion that is also a versatile hunting dog in all terrain's and on a variety of quarry.



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Korthals' Goal

The goal of Korthals was to create an  'intermediate sized'  hunting/pointing dog, not too big; between our best British breeds, which in his opinion were too fast, and the European continental breeds of the time considered to be too slow.  The criteria being to hunt all types of game, on all terrain, in any weather.  Having died early from throat cancer, his lasting success is found in the dog we see today.  From a choice of available country griffon's, he bred and then selected a narrow kinship of bloodlines.  By this, E. K. Korthals 'created' a breed of dog able to work in open, fields, woods and the marshes.

After his death, breeding to his high standard continued to be maintained by aristocrat and Royal kennels in northern Europe.  World War One saw breeding at these establishments drastically reduced or curtailed.  Valiant efforts were made in Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands to maintain the Korthals breeding ethos and protect the breed; stock was brought together between the wars for a renewed breeding arc only to be curtailed even harder by the advent of World War Two ... decimating Europe and especially these very nations.

Original Korthals griffon

'Little Picca'

A Korthals Griffon was the first of a  European Union  -  a diverse melting pot of individuality destined to come together … well before the Maastricht treaty.

Conceived in the Netherlands, raised & propagated, in the early days in Germany, of European stock taken from all directions: Holland, Belgium, Germany, Poland, France and Italy; even blood of the Spinone runs in its veins.  As, for a long time Korthals and Spinoni were considered as 'close cousins' in this area of dog breeding and frequently exchanged blood lines.  Then settling on the type of breed line and character each preferred.  Each variety took on its own independence and affirmed its practical requirements along with an original identity.


Group in Germany
Baron von Gingins German Estate - Group with young Korthals Griffons

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His Breeding methodology

E. K. Korthals, through rigorous selection, succeeded in his bold task, which took him in all about thirty years; throughout this process he continually improved the nose and initiative qualities of the dogs which were then quickly recognised as universal models of the breed and this type of 'griffon' dog.  It is thanks to these bloodlines that the success of the breed is so great today.  The Korthals Griffon was mentioned in letters to the sporting nobility and aristocrats in Europe and to in France; the country where it's potential as a all-round field dog has always been recognised.  This is indicated by the numbers registered there through their kennel club - over twenty thousand dogs.  The breed standard is kept by the Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI).  This 'international standard' remains faithful to the precepts of Korthals, who always wished that his wiry haired hunting griffon remain a multinational breed of dog.  Showing the 'British' his refined, versatile, all weather hunters at 'Crufts' (it's eighth show, then held in London) with his dogs; February, 1892.


Original Korthals Griffons
'Field trails day ~ Belgian Korthals Griffon Club (April 1910)'

There has always been excellent breeding of the Korthals griffon in the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany with virtually nothing in the United Kingdom - due in most part to game hunting being 'privately organised on private land' together with the fact that Britain had strict 'almost draconian' measures against the importation of animals into the country, protecting us (thankfully) from rabies and other animal related viruses and diseases; in 2012 these measures were relaxed and again further harmonised in 2014 to be more in-line with the rest of the E.U. (the U.K. being a full member).  The breed currently is experiencing increased interest in Spain, Italy, Sweden, Finland and also in Eastern Europe as well as here in the U.K.  In the United States and Canada it has been established for several decades now, perhaps better known there as the wire haired pointing griffon.


Original Korthals griffon
'Drilurian'

We must be grateful that the main contributing factor to the success of this breed of dog is in the maintenance of its 'authenticity to the original breed standard' - it's genuine pedigree nurtured by various dedicated individuals, breeders, clubs and associations within Europe; now perhaps threatened by 'second income breeders' along with the colour of coat anomaly found in many pedigree lines?  Many owners & breeders remain faithfully dedicated to the principles of Eduard Korthals and his 'final selection' and opposed to in-breeding or infusing/crossing the breed with other similar types of hunting dog.


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Folode Waterloo
'Waterloo'




General Information & Health


There are no significant health issues with the Korthals Griffon breed.  Any breeder worth their 'salt' will supply Hip, Elbow and colour of coat (K-Locus) test data on the Sire and Dam of the puppy/young dog you may purchase here in the U.K; expect guarantees' too, the breeder will also check over the litter along with his/her veterinarian, making sure they are suitable for sale in good health.  A further assurance of health and good breeding is if the breeder is an "Assured Breeder" and registered as so with the Kennel Club and is also registered as such with a Breed Club.

One major concern is that some breeders 'line breed' or produce many litters from the same Sire and Dam couple/family.  With limited numbers and also limited pedigree bloodlines here in the U.K. this type of breeding has potential risks attached and in 2014 we have seen young examples with very poor hip scores and some thyroid issues emerging.  Purchasers of a Korthals Griffon here in the United Kingdom should demand all the necessary tests and documentation as mentioned.  There is also a guide on breeders/puppies in the resource downloads section.


Vet's stethoscope
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Colour of Coat [K-Locus] Testing


Since a major leap forward in animal DNA testing in 2007 / 8, one test has come to prominence in the Korthals Griffon communities - world wide.  That 'test' is the K-Locus (patented) Test.  This DNA test is a simple, painless test done on a Korthals Griffon (or any dog) and tests for a colour 'indicator' or chroma marker within the DNA make up of the dog tested.  This chroma indicator marker determines if the Yellow/Tan colour is found and also its dominance in a 'ky allele' presence.  This indicates the prominence of the 'A-Locus' in the results.  The K-Locus Test is a "colour of coat" test and not a 'health' test.  There is clear, positive proof that the Korthals Griffon does not carry any Yellow or Tan colours prominently/showing in its twin coat (Source: Original breeding records and breed standards); unaffected Korthals Griffons tested as KB/KB are considered 'positive' as "good".  Korthals Griffons tested as showing KB/ky are considered 'negative' because they "carry"  the yellow/tan colouring within them - they may not display this in their own coats.  Those that do are the offspring of the KB/ky carriers.  It is strongly recommended that potential breeding mates be both 'Colour of Coat' (K-Locus) Tested 'good' as KB/KB, preventing the "ky" anomaly's proliferation in the U.K. population.  As there are no Kennel Club registration safeguards set up to protect against litters born not meeting the breed standard (in particular the coat colour) from being fully registered as authentic "Pedigree" with themselves.

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K-locus plays a pivotal role in coat colour.  This locus is a relative newcomer in our understanding of canine colour, and includes traits formerly attributed by some to other genes.  The dominant allele in the series is KB, which is responsible for self-colouring, or solid coloured hair/fur in pigmented areas. This trait was formerly attributed to the Agouti (A) locus as AS, but recent breeding studies had shown this not to be the case.  There are two other alleles, kbr, and ky.  KB is dominant to both kbr and ky, while kbr is dominant only to ky.  kbr is responsible for the brindle trait and for a long time had been considered to belong in the E locus.  Recent breeding studies had also shown this to be incorrect.  The recessive allele, ky, allows the basic patterns of the A locus to be expressed.  So too does the kbr allele, but with brindling of any tan, fawn, or tawny areas.
Any animal with at least one KB allele will be self-coloured.
Any animal with at least one kbr allele, and no KB allele will be brindled on agouti background.
Any animal with two ky alleles will show agouti patterns.
The mutations responsible for these alleles were identified and described primarily by Sophie Candille in the laboratory of Dr. Greg Barsh at Stanford University.  Canine DNA screening and test's continue to evolve and uncover further depths in the findings for this branch in science.


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Feeding Guide


"Pedigree sporting dogs" and in particularly the Korthals Griffon, require correct feeding that depends on its age, lifestyle and well-being.  Off the shelf and supermarket dog food is formulated to feed a variety of dog size and breed type and may not be the best choice for your dog; it doesn't matter if its 'organic' or 'pro-biotic' or 'very expensive'. Please use the hyperlink below for my basic guide on feeding your Korthals Griffon along with the links section.  Even "well known" brands of dog food can be detrimental to your dog's health and wellbeing.


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Special Links and Resource Downloads


Here's a guide on choosing a breeder and a puppy.   'Click here to read/download it'

An article from Colin Perry 2012® © - Entitled "Feeding your Korthals Griffon".   'Click here to read/download it'

An article from Colin Perry 2012® © - Entitled "Korthals Griffon or not?".   'Click here to read/download it'


☆  Animal DNA diagnostics Ltd ® © - Who carry out the Coat Colour and Animal DNA tests.

☆  Laboklin (UK) ® © - Who carry out the Coat Colour and Animal DNA tests.

☆  Animal Genetics (UK) ® © - Who carry out the Coat Colour and Animal DNA tests.

☆  VetGen® © - Who carry out the K-Locus and True Pedigree tests.

☆  HealthGene® © - Who carry out the Coat Colour and Animal DNA tests.

☆  Mars Veterinary 'Wisdom Panel'® © - Who carry out the True Pedigree Test.



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Training


The Korthals Griffon is a tender and intelligent dog, always aiming to please.  One needs a special dedication to 'sequential' and patient training periods; your "Breeder"  who supplied your puppy / young dog will be able to offer help and guidance in these matters.  Calm assertiveness, patience and dedication are the keys to a rewarding future with your new 'best friend'.

Always enrol your puppy in 'socialization' classes and groups, so as it can learn about other canines (big & small); along with how to behave.  Arrange a visit to a farm and introduce your dog to domesticated animals.  If you intend to go hunting or shooting or 'not', your Korthals Griffon needs to be trained and worked in some way in order for it to learn about life and gain control of its natural abilities.

You are urged to take part in formal training; why not join a Gun dog / Hunt, Point Retrieve / Breed club or association to help you achieve this.  It's fun and your dog will enjoy it too ~ That's what it's bred for!


Diesel with training mallet (tool)
Training Tools

Once you have mastered the basics, it's now time to guide your Korthals Griffon in using his substantial in-build skills and talents.  They learn best in a 'One-On-One' training sessions of around 20 to 30 minutes each, followed by a short 'fun' break.   When you see progress and improvement; now is the time to obtain professional guidance.  Don't be afraid of this, many have taken this step before you.  You may just do it for fun, just for your Korthals Griffon or even to place some healthy food on the table - but do take this step, it will be rewarding for both yourself and your Korthals Griffon - They'll love it.


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Further Resources

~ Below I have listed some information as downloads.  I hope they will be of interest and help. ~


Kennel Club® © - Beginner's guide to working Tests.   'Click here to read/download it'

Sun Valley® © - "A Griffon's Tale (2006)".   'Click here to read/download it'

Crufts® © - "1892 Programme [part] E.K.Korthals exhibitor".   'Click here to read/download it'


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Import / Export a puppy or adult


Exporting  


Animals have been transported by sea for millennia and by air since the early 1930's. In today's world, transportation of live animals by air is considered the most humane and expedient method of delivery over long distances. IATA (the International Air Transport Association) ensures that both safety and animal welfare are addressed in all regulatory issues pertaining to transportation of live animals by air.  Look out for the LAR symbol.  Please seek professional help Via the Airline or a 'professional' animal transporter.


Old British bi-plane
British (Imperial) Airways


Exporting for the purpose of this web site means to transport outside of the U.K. with relevant approvals, not to return.  You (the breeder or owner) must have already formed a legally binding 'contract' with the overseas purchaser of the puppy along with all the government, European Union and Kennel Club forms.  The majority of overseas Kennel Clubs's with which the U.K. Kennel Club has a reciprocal agreement, require a three generation certified export pedigree and transfer of ownership certificate. However, you are advised to check with the relevant National Canine Authorities to find out their requirements for an imported dog. You can obtain a list of authorities & clubs with which the Kennel Club has full reciprocal agreements from the Kennel Club year book - as usual, available to 'purchase'.  Also note that the European Union also has additional strict regulations regarding the transport of live animals.  Shipping your dog overseas needs expert care  …  Look for the 'IATA' , 'IPATA' and 'LAR' logo's / symbols.

LAR's
IATA
☆  Kennel Club.® © - Form and guide to 'Exporting' your dog.

☆  I.A.T.A.® © - Air transport Live Animal Regulations.

☆  Euro Tunnel.® © - Road / Rail transport Live Animal Pet Travel.

☆  I.P.A.T.A.® © - International Pet and Animal Transportation Association.

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  Importing.


The Korthals Griffon is still quite rare here in the United Kingdom,  it is also not that wide spread in Europe either as its more suited to the hunter.  Why would you want to go to all the trouble of 'importing' an example?  It's simple  …  You increase the value and pedigree if you are a breeder as an 'addition' to the pedigree bloodlines here.  Regulations in the U.K. have been relaxed in 2012 so as to harmonise with those in the rest of the European Union - This is a great help to the Korthals Griffon community on these islands.  While in 'principle' it is very straight forward;  choosing a Korthals Griffon to import is not!  As in choosing a U.K. puppy, there must be certain checks done "first".  And it is advisable to request the K-Locus Test be done on the puppy/young dog beforehand  …  Or you organise and do it 'yourself'.


2012 imported Korthals

DEFRA   (the United Kingdom's 'Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs') has helpful instructions and guides toward the steps necessary to import a dog into this country;  as I am sure the continental breeder will too.



☆  D.E.F.R.A

☆  Kennel Club - Pet Travel Scheme.

☆  I.P.A.T.A.® © - International Pet and Animal Transportation Association.



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passports
Don't forget the 'Passports'





Photograph Album


Our old Leica

Tap image to zoom; tap on the enlarged image to navigate the gallery

Many of these images belong to others.

the Video Film album is below.
Phew! Taking a breather, 2015.
Arlequin
Baron de Gingins later years
What! Another breather break?
The Belgian Club field day, 1910.
A break in the Bluebells, 2004.
Baron von Gingins with Ironie and Double-zero, 1904.
Chasse v Wonnegau
Diesel at home, July 2004.
Dogs of Baron von Gingins, 1894.
The dogs of Gagny.
Drall v Orthop, 1926.
Mr. Gyllenhaal and friend.
A puppy from Henk's litter, 2004.
Mr. Korthals and dogs, Berlin 1890.
Capitaine Fracasse, poised.
Djinn Oro Des Plaines, 2002.
Little Picca, just waiting.
Nedjé, Valda and Luron de Flandre, 1918.
Queen of all she surveys, 2012
Susanne Urian.
H.R.H Prince Rainier III of Monaco with Odin, April 2005
Diesel & Esso, June 2006.
Little rascals, May 2003.
Quierl Urian, 1926.
Esso, returning from deep water, 2008.
Puck - Moustache.
Chelly de la Courte Janus, 2002.





Video Film Album



Film camera

These video films belong to others and are offered for educational use - Tap icon for full screen.

A puppy's natural ability - Hunting.
A puppy's introduction to Wildfowl Hunting.
Hunting pheasant along with a hawk.
Brief overview at an exhibition (Bill Marlow & Elsy).
'Dogs 101' (USA TV) Breed Overview
Woodcock hunting in France (+ safety bell)

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Links


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Girourette and Arlequin
'Girourette and Arlequin'


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Korthals Griffon Clubs (Registered)

☆  American Wirehaired Pointing Griffon Association

☆  Belgian - Royal Korthals Griffon Club

☆  British - Korthals Griffon Club

☆  French - Korthals Griffon Club

☆  German - Korthals Griffon Club

☆  Netherlands - Korthals Griffon Club

☆  Italian - Korthals Griffon Club


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Korthals / H.P.R. Breed Associations & Clubs

☆  Authentique Griffon Korthals Association

☆  Wirehaired Pointing Griffon Club of America

☆  Korthals Griffon Club of America.

☆  Korthals Griffon Club of Canada.

☆  Korthals Griffon Association of Quebec [Canada].

☆  National Gundog Association - UK


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Canine Organisations & Resources

☆  The Kennel Club

☆  The F. C. I. (The Fédération Cynologique Internationale)

☆  The Orthopaedic Foundation for Animals (USA)

☆  CHC (Canine Health Concern - UK)

☆  British Veterinary Association (Canine Health Schemes)

☆  The Korthals Griffon Pedigree database (USA - Herrenhausen Sporting Dogs)

☆  The Animal Health Trust (UK)

☆  North American Versatile Hunting Dog Association

☆  Versatile Hunting Dog Federation

☆  Korthals Griffon Health and Genetics (USA)


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H.P.R. & Gun dog relevant web sites

☆  HPR Field Trial Information

☆  National Organisation of Beaters and Pickers up

☆  Bristol and West Working Gundog Society

☆  Cornwall Field Trial Society

☆  Hampshire Gundog Society

☆  Wiltshire Working Gundog Society

☆  Worcestershire Gundog Society

☆  Working Trials World UK

☆  Hunt Point and Retrieve Breeds Association

☆  Working Trials Monthly


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Relevant web sites

☆  D.E.F.R.A

☆  BASC

☆  CLA

☆  The Dog Trust.

☆  The UK National database for lost/found dogs.

☆  All About Dog Food (UK) - A good reference web site.

☆  Driving with dogs - (place's to stop and exercise)


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These links are supplied as 'information only'.    Please advise if any are 'broken' or changed.






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