Two Wirehaired Pointing Griffon puppies sitting in grass
We are so excited to announce our planned breeding for 2023 between VC CH Flatbrooks "Walker" MH and Mocha Von Hartzheim. Pups should be available for pickup near the last week of August.
VC CH Flatbrooks Walker MH on point in the field
Walker is perhaps the most titled WPG in the nation. He has passed AKC Champion, Senior Hunter, and Master Hunter; NAVHDA Utility and Invitational (Versatile Champion); and AWPGA's Field Dog of the Year and Hall of Fame.
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Mocha comes from a great line of hunting dogs and has been in the field since she was a pup.
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The hardworking Wirehaired Pointing Griffon is renowned as the “supreme gundog:” outgoing, eager, quick-witted, incomparable in the field and loving at home.


VC Flatbrooks Walker at 2019 NAVHDA Invitational

VC CH Flatbrooks Walker MH

We are thrilled to announce our 2023 planned breeding with Flatbrooks Walker out of Wisconsin. Walker is a star-studded male WPG owned by Gary Nilsen of SugarPine Griffons.

Walker is possibly the most titled Griffon in the nation, certainly one of the most (see below). Moreover, those who know Walker report that he has one of the best temperaments at home they've ever seen in a griff.

He has sired many litters and proven to pass on his exceptional hunting traits. We are grateful to Gary for the stud service and professional and friendly support along the way.

Born March 27, 2016
25" tall
68 pounds
PennHip: 0.21 R and 0.22 L
OFA Elbows: Normal
OFA Thyroid: Normal
NAVHDA Certification: GR-007249
AKC Certification: SR93118003
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AKC + NAVHDA Pedigree

Wirehaired Pointing Griffon Pedigree

VC CH Flatbrooks Walker MH has an astounding record of awards and titles. Let's explain what those titles in his name represent!

The CH stands for  AKC Champion . An AKC Champion is a dog that has earned a championship in American Kennel Club conformation events intended to identify which dogs are closest to the ideal of their breed.

MH stands for AKC Master Hunter. Master Hunter is AKC's highest award in their retrieving hunt test (originally intended for retriever breeds as opposed to pointing breeds; Griffons are versatile hunting breeds, meaning they point and retrieve).

VC stands for NAVHDA's Versatile Champion field test, which is their highest award. Looking at all of the NAVHDA field tests, Walker scored a Prize 2 - 107 points in the Natural Ability test, then passed the Utility Test with a Prize 1 - 198 points, and finally went on to pass the International Invitational with 198 points, making him a Versatile Champion.

In addition to the tests above, Walker was awarded by the AWPGA (American Wirehaired Pointing Griffon Association) in 2020 for Field Dog of the Year and was entered into the AWPGA Hall of Fame in 2019.

Lastly, you'll see in the pedigree below that Walker comes from star-studded lines in NAVHDA and AKC tests, boasting four VC's and two CH's within three generations.
NAVHDA Pedigree for Flatbrooks Walker
North American Versatile Hunting Dog Assocation



Walker has sired 19 pups that were tested by NAVHDA (North American Versatile Hunting Dog Association) in the Natural Ability, Utility, and Invitational tests, with the following results:

Natural Ability



In addition to Flatbrook Walker's progeny tested in NAVHDA trials, he has also sired a pup who passed the AKC Master Hunter test at 19 months old.

First Bird Hunting Season with a Dog

The first bird season with a dog are full of good and bad but all part of an incredible journey. This is Creative Director of Project Upland, A.J. DeRosa's first season with his Wirehaired Pointing Griffon.


Planned Breeding for December 2023, featuring VC CH Flatbrooks "Walker" MH.
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