Matt Cross writes about the experience of his dog going missing and how gundog owners can prevent their dogs from getting lost or stolen.
Gundog Theft Awareness Week helps inform the public about the increased risk to gundogs and provides information on keeping your dogs secure.
With gundog theft on the rise, what steps can you take to keep yourself and your friendly companion safe?
Two dogs that were stolen from outside their home in rural Perthshire have been reunited with their owner.
Fewer than five per cent of dog theft cases ever end in conviction, so how can you make sure you keep your gundog safe?
BASC strongly recommends that anyone who goes shooting should be accompanied by a trained and competent gundog.