The perfect retrieve

As the shooting season gets into full swing, I’m enjoying visiting shoots all over the country. With birds plentiful and Guns shooting well, it is an exciting time for everybody – especially so for the dogs.

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Premier League Hunting

Training your gundog to hunt for live quarry is like being a premiership football manager – your job is to teach a naturally talented young athlete to use his skills in the most effective way

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Getting the right advice

THERE ARE some charming pictures popping up on social media of dogs studiously reading my book, Training the Working Spaniel, and we all agree that if only dogs could read, it would solve all our training problems. Would it though?

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Now is the time to cut out those bad habits

Janet Menzies, the author of Training the Working Spaniel; From Puppy to Perfect; and PsychoDog shares her top tips to get rid of any bad habits during the close season.

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