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Air Versus Ground Temperature- How Each Affects Your Dog

As always, the summer holidays are over in the UK, and the rain has stopped, replaced with scorching sun. As responsible owners, it’s essential we arm ourselves with knowledge about…

Why Does Your Dog Eat Poo and What Can You Do About It?

The joy and companionship that come from owning a dog are irreplaceable, but every pet owner knows that dogs can sometimes exhibit bewildering or downright repulsive behaviours. Among these confusing…

Navigating Gamebird Health – Debunking Common Myths and Misconceptions

Avian Influenza, often called bird flu, is a virus that can make birds sick, sometimes severely. It’s similar to the flu viruses we’re familiar with but mainly affects birds. On…

How to Crate Train Your Gundog Puppy: A Comprehensive Guide

Owning a new gundog puppy is a lot like welcoming a new baby into the family. It’s a whirlwind of emotion filled with joy, excitement, and, admittedly, a fair bit…

Podcast Episode 90. Using Behavioural Medication With Your Gundog

Welcome to another exciting episode of the LWDG podcast! In this edition, we delve deep into the topic of behavioural medication for gundogs. Join us as we discuss the increasing…

Celebrating Our First HPR Training Day with LWDG!

We’ve just wrapped up an extraordinary event that we can’t wait to tell you all about—our inaugural HPR Training Day at Mullenscote Gundogs in Hampshire. The day was masterfully organised…

Podcast Episode 88: Surviving the Storm- A Journey through Immune Mediated Haemolytic Anaemia (IMHA) in Dogs

Welcome to our blog post accompanying our latest podcast episode, “Surviving the Storm: A Journey through Immune-Mediated Hemolytic Anemia (IMHA) in Dogs.” In this post, we delve deeper into the…

Episode 86: Adolescence and Hormones In Gundog Training

Adolescence is characterised by significant transformation that shapes a dog’s behaviour and development. During this period, our canine companions transition from playful pups to young adults, and their behaviour undergoes…

Understanding Canine Cognitive Dysfunction: Dog Dementia

Written By Samantha Thorneycroft-Taylor (Group Expert) The vast majority of us enter dog ownership knowing, sadly, that it’s likely we will outlive them. The good news is that veterinary medicine…

Keeping Your Gundog Healthy: The Importance of Performing a Post-Exercise Assessment

As a responsible gundog owner, keeping your canine companion healthy and happy is a top priority. Whether you enjoy hunting, field trials, or just going for walks, it’s important to…

Keeping Your Gundog Tick Free and Healthy

Ticks and Gundogs Ticks are bloodsucking parasites that can cause health problems for your gundog. They are commonly found in wooded areas, long grass, and bushes, where they attach themselves…

Transforming My Mindset Through Placeboard Training: A New Mother’s Journey

As part of our community, you may be familiar with place board training. In this blog post, LWDG Group Expert Emma Stevens, shares how placeboard training has helped her mindset…

UK Toad Poisoning – Protecting Your Gundog from the Dangers

As the mating season for common toads begins, it’s important for pet owners to be aware of the potential dangers posed by these amphibians. With an increase in the number…

Protecting Your Gundog: Steps to Prevent Dog Theft During Pet Theft Awareness Week

The Importance of Awareness As a woman who owns and trains her own gundog, you likely have a deep emotional bond with your canine companion. That’s why it’s important to…

Pure Filth Dog Shampoo Review: Keeping Gundogs Healthy and Looking Their Best

Written By Charlotte Perrott As a woman who is passionate about training gundogs, I understand the importance of using high-quality products that can help keep my dogs healthy, happy, and…

How to Remove Dog Odour and Stains: Tips for Gundog Owners

Owning a dog is a wonderful experience, but it also comes with its fair share of challenges. One of the most common problems that many dog owners face is dealing…

Understanding and Managing Canine Arthritis: Symptoms, Treatments, and Lifestyle Changes

This post provides an overview of canine arthritis, including its prevalence, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatments. It also emphasizes the importance of lifestyle changes, such as weight loss and physical therapy,…

What ‘Don’t Worry My Dog Is Friendly’ really means – Out of control dogs in public places

” Don’t worry, my dog is friendly “. We’ve all heard it before and, usually, it comes just before someone else’s dog jumps on our dog or knocks them over…

Protecting Your Dog from Injury: Focus On Jumping

Written by Guest Expert Jo Cuddy – Zen Canine Therapy We all put so much time, effort, money and love into our precious gundogs and looking after their musculoskeletal health…

The Dangers of Anti-Freeze Poisoning in Dogs: Warning Signs, Treatment, and Prevention Tips

As the weather gets colder, it’s important to be aware of the dangers of anti-freeze for dogs. Many people use anti-freeze in their cars to keep them running smoothly in…

Protecting Our Protectors – The Work of The NFRSA with Retired Service Animals

As a country, we rely on service animals to help us in many different ways. They are an integral part of our lives, and we owe them a great debt…

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