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NPGA is a multi-faceted organization with many talented and experienced people in its ranks.

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New to Pygmy Goats?

The Pygmy Goat is hardy, alert and animated, good-natured and gregarious; a docile, responsive pet, a cooperative provider of milk, and an ecologically effective browser. The Pygmy goat is an asset in a wide variety of settings, and can adapt to virtually all climates  read more

Do you have a pygmy goat health question?  Contact the NPGA Health, Education, and Research chairperson, Amber Chapman, DVM.

Membership in NPGA
is open to all persons sharing the objectives, and subscribing to the policies, of the association as stated in the By-Laws.

Have you attended a NPGA Pygmy Goat show? Meet some of our members and visit the wonderful world of Pygmy Goats at a show near you!

Meet other Members
There are hundreds of NPGA members and breeders around the country. Contact one in your area through our list of Breeders or our Affiliated Clubs.

Some Regions and Affiliated Clubs have Facebook pages.  The views and opinions voiced on these sites are not necessarily those of the NPGA.

Basic Owner's Manual
NPGA's Merchandise Department publishes a beginner's manual for first time goat owners. It was written to give basic goat husbandry information. Check out this and other pygmy goat resources in our Online Store.

Online Herdbook
The Online Herdbook is available to NPGA members. View registration information, lineage, progeny and print pedigrees.
Animal Disease Traceability/NPGA Microchip Policy
Click here for information from NPGA regarding the former National Animal ID System (NAIS), now the Animal Disease Traceability (ADT).  The current NPGA microchip information can also be found at this page.



The 2022 NPGA Convention will be in Warsaw, IN on June 9-14, 2022 and hosted by the Heartland Pygmy Goat Club.

National Pygmy Goat Association
14620 Sunnybank Ave.
Bakersfield, CA 93314
Phone: 661-448-5141
Fax: 661-535-8113

Office Hours:
7:00 AM to 3:00 PM PST M-Th
Closed Friday

NOTICE: All calls to the Central Office are important. When contacting the Central Office,  be sure to leave a message so your call may be returned.  If you do not hear back within 2 business days, please try contacting again.  We may have been unable to hear your call back number. Thank you!


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Did You Know?
Adaptability is one of the pygmy goat's greatest assets.

Tattoo Prefix
The tattoo prefix letter for 2022 is "P".

The tattoo prefix letter for 2021 is "N".

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