Bill Petty lives in central Ohio with his wife, Irina, and Louie. He is a member of two NAVHDA chapters and is currently the Vice President of the Mid-Ohio Chapter. Bill is a member of the American Wirehaired Pointing Griffon Association and a supporting member of the North American Hunting Griffon Breeder Alliance. He is an attorney by trade, but does so just enough to support his hunting, farming, and amateur dog training hobbies. He takes annual trips to South Dakota and Wisconsin or Michigan to hunt with Louie every year.