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The LWDG Gundog Holiday Success

July saw our first-ever LWDG Gundog Holiday. I may be wrong but I think this was probably one of, if not the first female-only gundog holiday ever to be run,…

How to Cash in on Your Puppy’s Love: Improved Bonding from the Start

There’s no doubt about it – puppies are adorable! And, as their human parents, we want to do everything possible to make sure they have a great life. However, one…

How to Train a Reluctant Gundog: Retrieving Training Tips

If you have a gundog that is reluctant to retrieve, don’t worry – you’re not alone! Training a dog to retrieve can be difficult, but it’s definitely worth the effort….

Understanding and Preventing Resource Guarding in Dogs

Dogs are often protective of their belongings and loved ones. While this can be a cute trait, it can also lead to dangerous situations if left unchecked. Resource guarding is…

Rescuing a High-Drive Dog During the Lockdown: A Trainer’s Perspective

Guest post by LWDG Group Expert Samantha Thorneycroft Taylor I don’t often write about my dogs on social media, but I wanted to share a little story about  Marshall my German…

7 Steps to Train Your Dog to Stop on a Whistle Command: Learn from an Expert

Do you have trouble getting your dog to stop when you give the command? Well, you’re not alone! Many dog owners find this difficult. Luckily, there is a way to…

How Do I Tell The Dog The Seasons Over – From Working Full Time To Training Smart

The dog’s workdays are over for this season! Now what? It’s been a long season working hard, and your furry friend deserves a break. But how do you tell them…

Dog Viruses And Vaccines: The Basics You Need To Know with Vet Sophie Bell

Did you know that viruses are common in dogs and can cause serious illness? Vaccines help protect your dog from these viruses, and it is important to educate yourself about…

The Loaded Choice – Where & when your dog should make its own decisions

Join LWDG Founder Jo Perrott with Experienced Trainers and LWDG Experts – Claire Denyer, Sam Thorneycroft-Taylor, Rose Setten, Emma Stephens, Abbie Reid, Nicci Kenny and Jemma Martin as they discuss…

How To Have Incredible Fun Teaching Your Gundog

Guest Blog Post by LWDG Group Expert Samantha Thorneycroft- Taylor When we purchase, or rescue, a working gundog breed we have an obligation to train them to be the best…

6 Steps To Teaching A Dog To Successfully Retrieve

Join LWDG Founder Jo Perrott with Trainer and Featured Expert Michelle Oseman as they discuss training a dog to retrieve using 6 simple steps, using the food bowl game. This…

Coping With Kennel Cough

LWDG Group Expert Claire Denyer talks to us about what it’s like to have to cope with a dog with Kennel Cough in a multi-dog house. Yesterday did not go…

How To Work With A Cheeky Dog

Guest Blog Post by LWDG Group Expert Claire Denyer Do you find your gundog can be a bit “cheeky’ from time to time? That they know what they’re supposed to do…

An Introduction To Understanding Wind Patterns (When Working Non-HPR Breeds) – Part 1

WRITTEN BY EMMA STEVENS   Join Featured Expert EMMA STEVENS OF CUNNINGSHOT DOG TRAINING for a great introduction video on wind patterns and direction. This video covers what you need to take…

Your Dogs Welfare During Times Of Isolation

LWDG Group EXPERT: CLAIRE DENYER Your Dogs Welfare During Times Of Isolation   Our amazing Group Expert and Qualified Dog Trainer Claire Denyer takes us through some of the most…

Developing And Maintaining Your Dogs Desire To Retrieve

Claire Denyer, Featured Expert This subject is very close to my heart as we see many dogs who appear to have little to no desire to retrieve. It’s quite a common…

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