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ABOUT THE
NORTHERN CALIFORNIA WORKING GROUP ASSOCIATION, INC.
NCWGA-INC.COM

The Northern California Working Group Association, Inc. was organized in 2000 and incorporated in 2003 to advance knowledge and participation of the Working Group. The NCWGA-Inc.com is committed to providing education about the Working Group and the American Kennel Club for judges, breeders, owners and the general public. The NCWGA-Inc. sponsors matches, seminars and health clinics. Among its goals is to sponsor AKC sanctioned Working Dog Specialty Shows.

The NCWGA was approved for sanctioning in 2012 and held two B Matches on May 19, 2012 and December 8, 2012. The club has held over 40 matches and educational programs over the years in preparation of formal sanctioning by the AKC. In 2013, the NCWGA will co-sponsor its annual All-Breed Optigen 20-20 Health Clinic with the Portuguese Water Dog Club of Northern California at Woofstock in Vallejo on June 8, 2013, All-Breed Temperament Testing with the Associated Rottweilers Fanciers on August 3-4, 2013 at the Dixon County Fairgrounds and two Meet The Breed events at Petaluma, June 19, 2013 and at Roseville on November 17, 2013.

Our current membership includes judges, mentors, breeders, owners and exhibitors. The members represent 33 households and 18 breeds to date. These breeds include Akitas, Alaskan Malamutes, Anatolian Shepherds, Bernese Mountain Dogs, Black Russian Terriers, Boxers, Bull Mastiffs, Cane Corsos, Giant Schnauzers, Great Danes, Great Pyrenees, Greater Swiss Mountain Dogs, Leonbergers, Mastiffs, Newfoundlands, Portuguese Water Dogs, Rottweilers, Saint Bernards, Siberian Huskies, and Standard Schnauzers.

Membership in the NCWGA-Inc. is open to allĀ  judges, mentors, breeders, owners and exhibitors who own a working breed and are committed to the standards of responsible ownership consistent with the American Kennel Club and the NCGWA-Inc. Our members are drawn from Northern California.

To inquire about membership or club events, please contact Vicent Mulligan, Corresponding Secretary, at vparadisegd@comcast.net or at 707-762-3864.


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