Growing Old Gracefully

Growing Old Gracefully

We answer your questions about common problems with aging gundogs.

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Gundog Journal
How Far will your Dog go for You?

How Far will your Dog go for You?

What sort of distance do our dogs cover and how can we prepare them for the challenge? Simon West investigates.

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Gundog Journal
The Pick of the Litter

The Pick of the Litter

If you have decided on the breed of dog you want and are buying a puppy rather than a ready-trained dog then BASC’s Glynn Evans has some essential advice for the next steps.

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Gundog Journal
Pick-Ups for Picking-Up

Pick-Ups for Picking-Up

We review the best pick-ups on the market today.

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Gundog Journal
Are You Competition Ready?

Are You Competition Ready?

Field Editor Ben Randall offers advice on how to know if you and your dog are ready to enter a Field Trial, and how to prepare.

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Ben Randall
Patience on the Peg

Patience on the Peg

How to make sure your dog stays on the right path during its first season on the peg, by Field Editor Ben Randall.

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Ben Randall
How to Take Great Gundog Images

How to Take Great Gundog Images

We asked a select group of gundog photographers for their top tips on how to capture your beloved working gundogs in action, or just out posing in the field…

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Gundog Journal
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?

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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