His Majesty the King will be The Kennel Club's new Patron

His Majesty the King will be The Kennel Club's new Patron

The Kennel Club is privileged to announce that His Majesty the King will be its new Patron, continuing in the footsteps of Her Late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II who was Patron from 1952 until 2022.

Author:
Rebecca Green
A promising new chapter for The Women’s Shooting Network

A promising new chapter for The Women’s Shooting Network

The Shotgun and Chelsea Bun Club are rebranding with aims of revolutionising visibility for women shooting.

Author:
Gundog Journal
The Great British Shooting Awards 2024

The Great British Shooting Awards 2024

Ben Randall wins Gundog Trainer of the Year at the Great British Shooting Awards, held on Friday 23rd February at the Birmingham NEC.

Author:
Gundog Journal
Ben Randall’s debut book - How to train your gundog

Ben Randall’s debut book - How to train your gundog

Champion gundog trainer Ben Randall’s highly anticipated debut book, How to train your gundog, is now available to order.

Author:
Gundog Journal
10 reasons to subscribe to Gundog Journal

10 reasons to subscribe to Gundog Journal

Gundog Journal is a celebration of man's best friend

Author:
Will Hetherington
Is there any method in the madness?

Is there any method in the madness?

How far would you go to collect a dog? Is an 800-mile round-trip excessive? Not for Will Hetherington as it turns out. Photograph: Harry Lessman

Author:
Will Hetherington
Let the artist see the dog

Let the artist see the dog

A closer look at the work of Keith Sykes and Coral Rose, two of the nation's most prominent gundog artists

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Gundog Journal
Top 10 tips for picking-up

Top 10 tips for picking-up

Michelle Oseman picks-up four or five days a week in the Cotswolds and here she shares some of her well-earned wisdom.

Author:
Michelle Oseman
Working as part of a team

Working as part of a team

Laura Hill offers advice on dealing with excited dogs

Author:
Gundog Journal
Putting it into practice

Putting it into practice

What can you do if your dog whines on the peg?

Author:
Jayne Coley
The labrador pioneers

The labrador pioneers

Nick Radclyffe delves into the family archives to reveal the story of his forefathers and the first Kennel Club registered yellow labrador.

Author:
Gundog Journal
Jetset gundogs

Jetset gundogs

Delivering dogs to America is just part of the service for Charlie Thorburn and Mordor Gundogs, as Martin Puddifer discovers.

Hot tips for success at the summer shows

Hot tips for success at the summer shows

The show season involves lots of opportunities for novice and experienced handlers alike to test their dogs. Ian Harford consults a team of experts for some advice on how to approach these events.

In the swim of things

In the swim of things

The summer months offer the perfect opportunity to introduce a dog to water, but it’s not something to be rushed into.

Author:
Ben Randall
Let's talk scent

Let's talk scent

Understanding how our dogs use their noses is crucial. But equally important is knowing what we can do to help them put that marvellous asset of theirs to best use.

Author:
Ben Randall
In love with the moors

In love with the moors

Italian footwear designer Dario Martina is the man behind the rugged and stylish Dedito boots, and here he tells us how one dog led him into a new life in among the grouse moors of northern England.

The crucial first month

The crucial first month

How to get it right in the early days with your new puppy, and build the foundations for the future.

Author:
Ben Randall
Rock steady

Rock steady

Steadiness: the cornerstone of stress-free success with your gundog.

Author:
Ben Randall