This website is for anyone that is training a gundog. And that is searching for information to help them on their journey. It is for those with dogs destined for a life in the field. And for … [Read more...]
How to stop your gundog whining, can it be done?
Missing out? Click here to get my new articles delivered to you I frequently get asked about whining. Mostly people want to know how to fix it. Sometimes they want to know how to prevent it … [Read more...]
Gundog training: where do I start?
Its all very well talking about different methods and different skills. Its all very interesting finding out about how dogs learn, and reading the different training exercises. But what many … [Read more...]
Introducing The Gundog Trust
The Gundog Trust is a relatively new charity. The principle aims of the charity are To promote, support and develop gundog training opportunities for all gundog owners To encourage community … [Read more...]
Getting your first gundog
This article has been posted for those of you that don’t yet have a gundog. The idea is to point you to sections of the website that may help you make your choice. You can follow a series of … [Read more...]
The role of the gundog
Whilst all gundogs have been bred to assist their human partners in producing game for the table, they do so in very different ways. Some specialise in finding game that has been shot. Others … [Read more...]
The wonderful world of Gundogs
Gundogs are by far the most popular companion dogs in the United Kingdom. There were 90,000 gundogs registered with the KC in 2012. Over a third of these were Labrador retrievers. The gundog … [Read more...]
Should you kennel your gundog?
People kennel their dogs for all sorts of reasons. In some countries, kennelling is more popular than others. Some of the most common reasons for keeping gundogs in kennels are Multiple … [Read more...]
Choosing your gundog 2: which dog is best for you?
Missing out? Click here to get my new articles delivered to you In a recent article we looked at the different 'categories' or 'types' of gundog and gundog work. In today's article, we're … [Read more...]
Choosing your gundog 1: the different categories of gundog work
There are four main categories of gundog work in the UK. The different breeds within each group may vary considerably. But they share common attributes that suit each of them to their particular … [Read more...]