Gundogs

Perfect the stop whistle command using the “railway track” method... gundog trainer Howard Kirby of Mullenscote Gundogs teaches us how

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Training your gundog to sit to the whistle may soud simple, but fail to get it right from the start and you will encounter problems later on!

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Your gundog will probably need to negotiate hedges, ditches, water and fences on a shoot day - Howard Kirby tells us how to train him to do so safely!

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Howard Kirby explains how to train your gundog to master the memory retrieve and the blind retrieve - two skills that will be invaluable in the field

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If you are looking for dog/dog handler sponsorship, you could be in luck! Trusted dog food brand Alpha Feeds is on the hunt for worthy partnerships to add to their list of sponsored competitors, clubs and teams!

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Gundog trainer Howard Kirby explains how to correctly introduce gunfire to a gundog and ensure a lifelong positive association with the gun

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Ryan discusses the breeding decisions he makes with his cockers, taking us from mating, through birth, and on to those crucial early days with your new pup

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Alpha is a family business, built on a dedication for optimising the health, vitality and performance of your pet with our range of world-class quality foods.

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Howard Kirby explains the importance of marking shot game and, crucially, how to develop this skill in your gundog right from the start

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How to choose a stud dog

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

What should you look for when choosing a stud dog? Are looks as important as temperament? Or is it all abouut natural ability? Ryan Kay answers all these and more!

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Providing the right diet for your working dog is essential for performance and recovery. Here, Alpha Feeds provides information and suggestions to help you get it right!

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Howard Kirby looks at how to get a picking-up dog hunting well and the importance of maintaining full control - a tricky combination that takes skilled training!

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