The Griffonnier is the official publication of the American Wirehaired Pointing Griffon Association (AWPGA). Its purpose is to provide an open format for the breeders and owners of purebred Griffons. The Griffonnier is organized, operated and produced exclusively for the purpose of providing charitable and educational information about the Wirehaired Pointing Griffon. Articles appearing in this publication are not necessarily the opinion of The Griffonnier; its Editor or the American Wirehaired Pointing Griffon Association.

Advertisers shall be members in good standing with the AWPGA, or shall be placed by individuals or entities whose advertising submission is judged to be in harmony with the stated purpose of this publication. All person or entities placing advertisements in, or submitting written materials to The Griffonnier are solely responsible for content of representations and claims made for their dogs, products or service; or accuracy of written material.

All material – whether in the form of advertisements, articles, symbols, diagrams or illustrations – is accepted and published by The Griffonnier, its Editor and the American Wirehaired Pointing Griffon Association with the express agreement that the persons or entities submitting the material will indemnify and hold the Club and/or it’s Editor free and harmless for any result of publishing such material, which is libelous, copyright or trademark infringement or plagiarism, and will reimburse the Club and/or it’s Editor for any expense incurred in the defense of any such claims, including reasonable attorney’s fees and court costs.

The AWPGA reserves the right to reasonably edit all materials, including advertising. The AWPGA is a non-profit organization. Federal Tax ID #93-1031835. © 2014 AWPGA.

As part of their annual dues, members of the AWPGA receive our beautiful quarterly club newsletter; The Griffonnier. This magazine is produced and printed approximately quarterly. Articles include coverage of all aspects of the Griffon fancy. In this roughly 40-44 page magazine, columnists discuss training techniques for hunting, tracking, obedience, agility, and breed ring – as well as general care and information on the good stewardship of our Griffon companions. Members celebrate special achievements with ads for their beloved Griffons. With full color front and back covers inside and out, and a wealth of fun and educational content presented in black and white in the body of the magazine, this is a publication that every serious Griffon enthusiast, pet owner, and competitor looks forward to reading, cover-to-cover every quarter.

We accept advertising from AWPGA members in good standing, as well as from approved businesses whose product or services are deemed of interest to the fancy.

Advertising and article content submission cut-off dates are midnight on the dates posted for submissions. Materials received after that date will be included in the next available issue – NO EXCEPTIONS. Please submit all ads prior to those dates to the Editor.


Deadlines & Themes:

Q1 Stud Dog/Brood Bitch Issue March 1 March  30
Q2 Puppy Issue June 1 June 30
Q3 Specialty Issue October 1 October 30
Q4 Hunting Issue December 1 December 30

Advertising Rates:
(Subject to change – please check with The Griffonnier Advertising)

Color Ads   
Back Cover $225 
Inside Covers  $200
Centerfold (two pages)  $385
Full Page $175
Half Page $100
One Third Page $70
One Sixth Page $35
Black and White Ads  
Centerfold (two pages) $200
Full Page $80
Half Page $50
Quarter Page $25
For non-member rates, add $46 to the member rate for each ad.

Ads Created by the Griffonier

The Griffonier designer will create your ad for you at no charge. Send your text in a Word document or via email and your digital images to The Griffonier Co-Editor Cathy West This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. An electronic proof of your ad will be sent for approval before publication.

Digital Ads and Scans

All digital ads and scans must be 300-dpi or higher and saved as either a Photoshop jpg or a high-resolution pdf file written for a commercial sheetfed printing press. Pdfs must be 300-dpi with fonts embedded.

Page size is 8.5 x 11. Unless otherwise requested, ads will bleed; a one-quarter-inch bleed must be added on all four sides. Keep live area inside 8.25 x 10.75.

NOTE: All breeding ads MUST contain health information.

For payment, please pay online Select "advertising" from the menu. Ads will be included in The Griffonnier on a first come, first served, space available basis.  At the present time, please contact the editor for ad space availability, submission, layout and content guidelines.

Submission of Materials:

Email  all articles and corrections to the Editor, Carroll Kemp This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Cathy West This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to arrive no later than midnight of the cut-off due date.

Subscription Rates:

Members receive a subscription to The Griffonnier as part of their membership. Non-Members within the USA may subscribe for $40.00. Please contact the editor for subscription rates outside of the USA.

Back Issues & Extra Copies:

There may be additional back issues and extra copies of The Griffonnier available. Please contact the editor for information and price for members and non-members.  Digital Copies of past Griffonniers are available to our members in our Member's Section.

If you would like to help with The Griffonnier in any way, by writing articles, getting ads, etc., please contact the Editor. Thanks!

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