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The wildfowler’s dog

Does a perfect wildfowling dog exist? Eric Begbie looks closer at the qualities needed for a dog to be more than just good company.

Black Labrador at Crufts

Gundogs galore

As Crufts approaches, we look back on last year’s gundog day at the biggest dog show in the world and what to expect if you plan on going.

Game changer

Game changers

We asked five of the country’s best wild food chefs for their top hacks which will make preparing and cooking game easier and fun.

Loading your own

Home loading your own shotgun cartridges is not as difficult as you may think, provided you follow tried and tested procedures.


Always learning

BASC staff provide a collection of handy tips and tricks to make dealing with deer carcasses much more efficient.

A gundog

Second chance gundogs

Within the thousands of dogs which end up in rescue shelters every year, are many who have the potential to find a new life as a working gundog.