Mistakes Will Happen

Mistakes Will Happen

Dogs and humans aren’t perfect but Michelle Oseman has some words of wisdom for other pickers-up as we move into the new season.

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Michelle Oseman
Teamwork and Delivery

Teamwork and Delivery

Gundog Journal discusses how to improve teamwork and delivery when beating.

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Gundog Journal
Is There a Perfect Beater’s Dog?

Is There a Perfect Beater’s Dog?

Scottish gamekeeper Fraser Kay explains what makes a good beating dog.

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Fraser Kay
High Spirits on Shoot Day

High Spirits on Shoot Day

Gundog Journal answers your questions on managing your peg dogs on shoot day.

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Gundog Journal
Forever Young

Forever Young

How old is too old, and what should we remember when working dogs in their twilight years?

Author:
Patrice Fellows
Preparing for Next Season

Preparing for Next Season

We discuss how to prepare your gundog for next season.

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Gundog Journal
A guide to online gundog training

A guide to online gundog training

Virtual gundog training is never going to replace the real deal, but for the hundreds of novices out there having an online support network, even if just for the short term, is vital. Victoria Rose explores what’s on offer in these challenging times.

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Victoria Rose
The R Word

The R Word

If obedience and respect begin to slip in the home environment, cracks will soon begin to show in the training field, says Field Editor Ben Randall.

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Ben Randall
Q&A: Kennels and First-Timers

Q&A: Kennels and First-Timers

We answer your questions about kennelling your new pups.

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Gundog Journal
Dogs for Grouse

Dogs for Grouse

The moors provide a very different challenge from lowland picking-up. Here, Andy Robinson from Whaupley Gundogs explains how to prepare your young dog for this unique sporting environment.

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Andy Robinson
Gundog Breed Evolution

Gundog Breed Evolution

How gundog training and breeding has changed in the last 30 years.

Author:
Ben Randall
Introducing your dog to water

Introducing your dog to water

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

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Ben Randall
Start as you mean to go on

Start as you mean to go on

Successful puppy training from day dot.

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Ben Randall
In the Training Paddock

In the Training Paddock

Talking to three professionals, Gundog Journal answers your questions about training your gundog.

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Gundog Journal
Is It Even Shooting Without A Dog?

Is It Even Shooting Without A Dog?

Many game shooters are missing the best bit of shooting because they haven’t got a gundog, as Robin Scott explains.

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Robin Scott
Time to Make a Plan

Time to Make a Plan

At the end of the shooting season, you might be forgiven for thinking that the busiest time of your gundog’s year has passed, says Field Editor Ben Randall, but in reality some of the most important ‘work’ happens during the spring and summer months

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Ben Randall
Beyond Words

Beyond Words

Understanding body language – how to use it and how to read it – is a key principle of successful gundog training. It is crucial that we are able to read our dogs and give thought to how they will read us.

Author:
Will Pocklington
Puppyhood

Puppyhood

Talking to three professionals, we answer your questions about puppyhood.

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Gundog Journal