If you are interested in applying to be a helper at the 2015 AWDF IPO Championships April 9-12 in Farmington, Missouri, the deadline for submissions is this Sunday, January 26, 2015. Please submit your resume with links to videos of your helper work. Submit your information to Brandon Wilson. Thank you for your submissions!

2015 AWDF IPO Championship

The AWDF IPO Championships are to be held April 9-12, 2015. The event will be held in Farmington, Missouri. More information coming shortly.

American Working Dog Federation - Introduction

The American Working Dog Federation (AWDF) was founded on June 17, 1989 in St. Louis, Missouri. Its ongoing purpose is to develop awareness in the United States of the need to provide a strong foundation for, and to represent the working dog throughout the world.

Unfortunately, the character of many working breeds has been weakened. The type of dog that is currently being produced in their homelands differs considerably, both physically and mentally, from those dogs produced without consideration of the standards that define those working breeds.

Mission and Goals

The goals shared by all member clubs of the AWDF include: