Shoot days can be overwhelmingly exciting for gundogs - Howard tells us how to ensure you are prepared, and offers training advice if it does go wrong!
Ryan Kay makes sense of the genetics behind the coveted “red” spaniel gene, and explains why two red parents can sometimes make black puppies!
Working gundogs often need to travel in vehicles; here, vet Vicky Payne provides top tips for keeping dogs safe and happy while travelling, including dealing with travel sickness
If you’re going to take your gundog beating this seaosn, this training advice from Howard Kirby should ensure he stays under control and doesn’t ruin your day!
Howard Kirby explains how to teach your gundog the ‘back’ retrieve... the ‘back’ retrieve can be a real asset on a shoot day
Our gundog vet Vicky Payne gives advice on how to help your gundog if he has been injured in the field, without bringing harm upon yourself
Once your gundog puppy has mastered the basic retrieve, it’s time to build up to training blind retrieves and memory retrieves...
Our gundog vet Vicky Payne provides a step by step guide to bandaging wounds, in case your gundog suffers an injury while out working in the field
Ryan Kay looks at gundog training to suit different personalities, and debates why the same approach doesn’t work for every dog... is yours a ‘soft type’ or a ‘hard type’?
Gundog trainer Ryan Kay tests the CAB Animal Transit Boxes and comes away very impressed with these comfortable, safe and durable transit solutions
Ryan Kay looks at a commonly asked question - what age should I start training my gundog puppy? - and highlights the advantages of starting their training young
If your gundog suffered an injury while out in the field, would you have the kit to deal with it? Vicky Payne tells us what we should be keeping in our gudog first aid kits
Howard Kirby lets us in on the tips and techniques that will help us train our puppy to walk nicely to heel
A video to supplement the gundog training article in the May issue of Sporting Shooter magazine; learn how to teach your young gundog the retrieve using target training hoops
Vet Vicky Payne weighs up the pros and cons of different diets, to help you decide on the best diet to keep your working gundog in tip top condition
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