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SPRING 1993 the GWPCA

Barks from the Editor On Cover IN the EVERY ISSUE President's Field Top Ten Message Rescue Report Advertising Rates

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ADVERTISERS Calkins Jaffe Mein NAVHDA Powell Richardson

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The GWPCA WIRE-NEWS is published by The German Wirehaired Pointer Club of America, Inc. The GWPCA is a non-profit Illinois corporation which was founded in 1959 to promote and develop the German Wirehaired Pointer. Since 1959, the GWPCA has been recognized by the American Kennel Club as the member club responsible for the development of the GWP in the United States. The GWPCA WIRE-NEWS is published for the members of the GWPCA and is a benefit of membership in this dub. The Editors of The GWPCA WIRE-NEWS wish to encourage everyone to send articles of information

of interest

to our members.

The Editors

of The GWPCA

WIRE-NEWS

reserve

the right to edit or refuse

to print any letters

or articles

sent into The GWPCA WIRE-NEWS. Articles or letters appearing in The GWPCA WIRE-NEWS do NOT necessarily refieclthe views of the GWPCA, The GWPCA WIRE-NEWS or its Staff. Individuals interested in membership in the GWPCA should contact the Club Treasurer.

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PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE Francine Wild of Albuquerque, New Mexico, one of the founders of Startrack Kennels, passed away on February 16, 1993 following heart surgery. She had been ill for many years, and her one wish was to have been able to attend another Nationals, her last one having been 1986 in Arizona. She loved the breed with fervor, and protected "her" breed with zeal. The

THE GERMAN

WIREHAIRED

Wires were her life. I am thankful for the friendship we had over the years and will miss her as will all of her other friends,

President Marilyn Powell 1150 E. Roberts Rd. Phoenix, AZ 85022 (602) 993-9702 Vice President Walter Furesz 3116 Bishop Rd. Dryden, MI 48428 (313) 796-3813

More and more wirehairs are being found in local pounds and shelters - even in areas where there are few or no breedGenetics Committee

OF A Committee

Chairman

Chairman

Midwest Ann Kostishak 4925 Chilton Dr. Dallas, TX 75227 (214) 388-2288

Nancy

West Dr. Aloysia Hard 1085 Elysian Penngrove, CA 94951 (707) 795-1846

Mason

Regina Schwabe, DVNI 18 Call Hollow Rd., Pomona, NY 10970 (914) 362-8476 Roberta

Applegate

218 N. Lincoln Le., Arlington Hts., IL 60004 (708) 394-5188 Historian

Lynn Calkins

13235 SW Bell Rd., Sherwood, OR 97140 (503) 682-2968 National

Rescue Fund Coordinator

Linda

Strothman

6635. Main 51., Athol, MA 01331 (508) 249-8360 Public Education

Coordinator

Diana

Nordrum

10331 Linnet Cir., #201, Coon Rapids, MN 55433 (612) 754-5517 GWPCA

Judges Ed. Coordinator

Helen George 11948 McManis Rd., Mt Vernon, OH 43050 (614) 397-0171

GWPCA

Trophy Chairman

Linda

Michaelis

Rt 2, Box58C, Monticello, MN 55362 (612) 295-3263 National

Field Futurity

Chairman

Ray Calkins,

DVM

13235 5W Bell Rd., Sherwood, OR 97140 (503) 682-2968 National

Show Futurerity

Chairman

Aloysia

Hard

1085 Elysian, Penngrove, CA 94951 (707) 795-1846 AKC DELEGA TE

Patricia

Laurans

54 Mt. Pleasant Rd., Newton, CT 06470 (203) 426-9169

AFFILIATED LOCAL GWP CLUBS EAST Delaware Valley GWPC Mary Spies, Sec'y Rt. 1, Box 236 Princess Anne. MD 21853 (301) 651-9039 GWPC of No. Ohio Jean Renner, Sec'y P.O. Box 833 Madison, OH 44057 (216) 428-4784 Fort Detroit GWPC Barbara Hein, Sec'y 3838 Davison Lake Rd. Ortonville, MI 48462 (313) 627-3566

Twin Cities GWPC Elizabeth A. Barrett, Sec'y 9718 83rd St. N. Stillwater, MN 55082 (612) 653-0762

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Cinebar, W A 98533 (206) 985-2776

840 Cinebar Rd., Cinebar, WA 98533 (206) 985-2776

MIDWEST GWPC of Illinois Debbie Renardi. Sec'y 5805 S. Nagle Chicago. IL 60638 (312) 229-1592

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Treasurer Nancy Mason 840 Cinebar Rd.

CHAIRPERSONS Breeder Referral Program Coordinator

in the first place.

Secretary Barbara Hein 3838 Davison Lake Rd. Ortonville, Ml 48462 (313) 627-3566 DIRECTORS

East Bernee Foster Brawn 1408 Pineville Rd. New Hope, PA 18938 (215) 598-3990

ers. If anyone has lost a wire, found a wire, knows of a wire being held in the pound, and most importantly, knows of someone wishing to give a wire a home, please let Linda Strothman (508) 249-8360 know as well as your local club, if you have one in your area, and Barb Hein (313) 627-3566, our breeder referral representative. As head of the National Rescue, Linda keeps an on-going list of rescue wires available for placement around the country and also accumulates the names of individuals who are willing to receive a rescue. Rescue wires are generally spayed/neutered prior to r_elocation. I often receive inquiries from around the country for wires, and after questioning as to what activities they are interested in doing with their wire, I always explain about our rescue organization and direct them through the Rescue first. Linda has reported that she has been able to replace a number of wires successfully. I know that many local clubs also have their own rescue; however, if these representatives could coordinate with Linda as to availability of wires for replacement and/ or individuals willing to adopt a rescue wire, perhaps we will be even more successful in obtaining permanent homes for these unwanted animals which "we" have allowed to be born

CLUB OF AMERICA

OFFICERS

both two-legged and four-legged. Lucille Rocco, who along with Fran bred and exhibited Wires under the Startrack name, is continuing on. The 1993 Nationals are fast approaching! The Ft. Detroit Club has everything well in hand. Look for more detailed information in this issue! If you have not received the information packet sent out by the Fort Detroit club, please contact Barb hein immediately. It is anticipated that this Nationals will be the biggest entry ever - and we hope to see everyone there.

POINTER

GWPC of Wisconsin Sue Clemons, Sec'y 1031 Amy Bell Rd. Germantown, WI 53022 (414) 628-3452

Seattle-Tacoma GWPC Heidi Hill, Sec'y 4602 Bridget Ave., SE Auburn, WA 98002 (206) 735-3570

GWPC of E, Nebraska AI Jirka, Sec'y 4706 Primrose Le. Omaha, NE 68157 (402) 733-8656

GWPC of No. California Silke Alberts, Sec'y 901 Alameda St. Vallejo, CA 94590 H (707) 644-8068 W (707) 644路9901

GWPC of Central Iowa Dennis Brown, Sec'y 2412 Alhlone Ct., RR2 Ames, IA 50010 (515) 233-2701 WEST GWPC of Arizona Marilyn Powell, Sec'y 1150 E. Roberts Rd. Phoenix, AZ 85002 (602) 993-9702

GWPC of So. California Nikki Vampotic, Sec'y 819 Camino Real, #C Arcadia, CA (818) 574-5556 Oregon GWPC Carol McGarry, Sec'y 51328 Dike Rd. Scappoose, OR 97056 (503) 543-7632


Fort Detroit German Wirehaired Pointer Club warm~ invites you to

1993 ~ German Wirehaired Pointer Club of America Nationals Week October 3 - 8, 1993 Ionia, Michigan WHEN:

October 4 October 5 October 6 October,7 October 8

National Specialty Show Hunting Test and Derby Classic National Amateur Championship Futurity and Puppy Classic National Open Championship

WHERE:

Host Motel

Midway Best Western 7711 West Saginaw Hwy., Lansing, MI 48917 (Exit 93B on 1-96) (517) 627-8471

Specialty Show

Ionia Free Fairgrounds Merchants Building 317 South Dexter, Ionia, MI 48846

Field Trial

Ionia Recreation Area Field Trial Grounds, Ionia, MI

WHO:

Specialty Show judges *

Mrs. Dorothy Hutchinson, Pound Ridge, NY, All Regular and Non-Regular Classes Ms. Patricia Laurans, Newtown, CT, junior Showmanship and Futurity Mrs. Sue Rose, Mason, MI, All Regular and Non-Regular Obedience Classes Mr. Donald Bienz, Albion, MI, Sweepstakes Hunting Testjudges*:

Mr. Robert Hoffmeyer, Clarkston, MI Mr. Richard Mercier, Indianapolis, IN Field Trial judges: *

Derby Classic and National Amateur Championship Dr. Vince Rizzo, Shelby Twp., MI Mr. Marion DiMambro, LeRoy, MI Futurity, Puppy Classic and National Open Championship Mrs. Lynn Hadlock, Woodstock, IL Mr. Ed Hart, Williamston, IL HOW:

However you can muster up them dogs!

NEED MORE INFORMATION? Contact:

Bill Richardson, 1993 National Events Chairman (313) 678-2529 (419) 822-5561 Bill Schmidt, Show Secretary (313) 685-7981 Barb Berta, Field Trial Secretary (313) 627-4093 Pat McGowan, Hunt Test Secretary

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,...,In Loving Memory"'" November 79,..; March 93 Heimchen v. Jagdschloss II Cricket"

Tho you never broke any records, nor earned any titles, in our minds and in our hearts, baby, you were the BEST!

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Tucker, aka, the dog from Hell, is shown receiving his second major. Soon to finish, he will be added to an already impressive list of "Henry" kids to receive titles - both in the field and the show ring. Fair-Oak Wires Lisa Jaffe (818) 964-4581

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