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Gundogs

Howard Kirby guides us through the most important stage of your gundog’s training - the first introduction to live game. Get this wrong and you’re in for a bumpy ride!

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My Labrador has had her hips scored and I am still not sure whether to breed from her or not... can you offer advice?

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What are the basic training commands that all gundogs need in order to be successful in the field? Howard Kirby gives advice on how to perfect the important ones!

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Howard Kirby offers advice on what we can do in training to build a brilliant working partnership with our gundogs in the field

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Are you new to gundog training and looking to gain some experience in working your dog? Local scurries are perfect for beginners, writes trainer Ryan Kay

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Vicky Payne’s informative A-Z of common gundog health issues continues, this time looking at what can go wrong with your gundog’s eyes and ears

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From canine deafness to diabetes, there are plenty of illnesses and coditions which can affect our gundogs. Gundog vet Vicky Payne lists those beginning with D

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Our A-Z of gundog disease and ailments continues, with gundog vet Vicky Payne filling us in on the nasties beginning with C...

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From blood disorders and bandaging tips to deadly tick-borne diseases, Vicky continues our education in the A-Z of gundog health

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The power of words

Saturday, June 9, 2018

Gundog trainer Ryan Kay shows us that it doesn’t matter which command word you choose to use when training your gundog, as long as the command words are simple and consistent

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Correcting gundogs

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Gundog trainer Ryan Kay tackles the trickiest and most controversial topic of all - when and how to correct a gundog, and whether you can train using purely positive reinforcement

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Which gundog health issues should you be looking out for? We’ll start in this article with those beginning with A, such as the mysterious Alabama Rot...

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