Neko, Dr. Dye’s rescued GWP

Leslie R. Dye, MD, Treasurer, National German Wirehaired Pointer Rescue and Lisa Boyer, DVM, Animal Health Consultants, AKC Breeder of Merit, Wirehaired Pointing Griffons, and AKC Bred with Heart Tibetan Terriers

Canine “Bloat” or Gastric Dilatation Volvulus (GDV) is a common emergency medical condition that usually occurs in large breed…

Clover, the Search and Rescue Dog, found after being missing for 9 days

— Diane Turner, President, NGWPR

Gut-wrenching panic most always follows the discovery of an open gate and the sudden realization that your most-loved GWP is missing. Despite all your instincts to go frantically running down the street calling the dog -STOP.

Now is not the time for fear and hysteria…

— Leslie R. Dye, MD, Treasurer, NGWPR

In this new Corona Virus age, veterinary telehealth is the new norm. Veterinary clinics are limiting physical appointments, and those clinics seeing patients often collect the pet, leaving the owner to wait for the vet’s telephone call with information about their four-legged family…



NGWP rescue coordinator, Suzanne Oslander and her dog, Whiskey AKC Champion AM Idawire Friends in Low Places

— Leslie R. Dye, MD, Treasurer, NGWPR

After rescuing two GWPs, one through Petfinder and the other through Facebook, I got interested in the NGWP rescue association. There are two main reasons I decided to volunteer for the organization and become the treasurer-the dogs and Suzanne Oslander.

When Diane Turner…

Hope after successful treatment for hypothyroidism

Project Hope

New fund dedicated to detecting hypothyroidism in rescue dogs

Hope, the first dog taken into NGWPR foster care, remained in long term foster care with a loving family until her death. When first evaluated, she was hairless, lethargic, and near death with undiagnosed and untreated thyroid disease. She was also…

Matching homeless GWPs with loving owners is our primary goa

By Diane Turner, NGWPR Vice-President

Shelter Statistics

Each year an estimated 3.3 million dogs enter our nation’s animal shelters and rescue programs. Of that shocking number, the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA), the organization tasked…

Matching homeless GWPs with loving owners is our primary goal

In order to educate and entertain those interested in German Wirehaired Pointers, we started this blog. The blog will be bimonthly, and the first one will appear in June. Topics will include health, obedience, behavior, rescue stories, grooming tips, volunteer…

NGWP rescue

We believe that the more we educate people the more likely we are to accomplish our mission of matching homeless GWPs with loving owners.

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