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Get Ready to Mush! An Interview with the Owner of Wild Spirit Dog Sledding in Sweden

There’s something about the word ‘husky’ that just conjures up images of winter wonderlands, dogsledding and all things Arctic. This week on LWDG PODDOG, we chat with Clair Rees from…

Episode 61. How Dog DNA Profiling Is Helping to Decrease Dog Theft

According to a recent study, the number of dog thefts in the United Kingdom has increased by nearly 30% in 2020 compared to the burglary crime rate! This is alarming…

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…

Where To Start When Training A Hunt Point Retrieve Dog

If you’re interested in learning about Hunt Point Retrieve dog breeds, their backgrounds, how to train them, and their characteristics, this podcast is for you! In this episode, we discuss…

Littermate Syndrome: What It Is and How to Deal With It

If you have more than one dog in your household, then you may be familiar with the term “littermate syndrome.” Littermate Syndrome, also sometimes called Sibling Aggression or Littermate Aggression,…

Do Gundogs Make Good Pets? The Pros & Cons of Owning a Gun Dog in 2022

Gun dogs, or gundogs, are a type of hunting dog that is used for flushing out and retrieving game. They are bred for their ability to work with hunters in…

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…

How Any Pet Dog Can Take Part in Gundog Training

All dog owners want their pets to be happy and enjoy life. For many people, this means taking part in gundog training. But what if your pet dog isn’t a…

5 Things To Know Before Gundog Training

Training your gundog can be a great experience, but it is important to know what you are getting into. Here are five things you need to know before gundog training….

The Welsh Springer Spaniel

It’s June and that means it’s time for our second blog post in our Vulnerable Breed Series! This month’s vulnerable breed is The Welsh Springer Spaniel. This blog has been…

Let’s Talk Dachshund

You may be wondering why we have a blog on them, I mean, they’re just a handbag dog aren’t they? Actually, these little wonders are amazing working dogs. Dawn Seago, from K9 Lifestyles,…

Vulnerable Breeds Series: The Pointer

Welcome back to our Vulnerable Breeds Series! This month’s blog is on The Pointer. For those who are new to the series, this is all about raising awareness for vulnerable…

The Irish Water Spaniel

It’s July’s edition of our Vulnerable Breeds series! This month, we are looking at the Irish Water Spaniel. The Kennel Club’s Native Vulnerable Breed list has many native breeds that are under…

Getting Prepared for A Litter

Are you getting ready for your first litter? Or perhaps you have had litters before but you’re not 100% on the best equipment for the arrival, whelping or rearing? Welcoming…

Vulnerable Breed Blog: Sussex Spaniel

This blog is the first of the series where we speak to a club about their vulnerable breed. Using THE KENNEL CLUB’S NATIVE VULNERABLE BREED LIST, we reached out to different…

An Introduction To Understanding Wind Patterns (When Working Non-HPR Breeds) – Part 2

LEANNE SMITH Featured Expert, Dogs R Dogs This Blog follows Emma’s Blog on the basics of using the wind, I am going to explore in greater depth the hunting breeds…

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…

6 Amazing Top Tips When Looking for Your New Gundog Puppy

Choosing a puppy as a future working dog can be difficult Our lovely members have put together some of their top tips to help you choose the right pup for…

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