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Training A Gundog Should be Fun: Learn The 9 Foundational Cues Online with Our Hot Mess Handler Course

Whether you want your gundog to be an expert in the field or simply a well-behaved family member, training a gundog is hugely rewarding. But if it’s your first time…

Beginner’s Guide to GunDog Training Commands: A Free Download

Are you looking to train your new gun dog? First, you’ll need to learn a set of basic cues/commands that will help you get started. This free download will list…

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…

How To Steward At A Working Test: Top Tips For Newcomers

Stewarding at a working test is an exciting experience. You get to see all sorts of dogs in action, and you learn a lot about how different breeds work. It…

How to Allow Your Dog Free Time While Maintaining Safety & Obedience

Many gundog owners struggle with the decision of whether or not to give their dogs free time  to roam whilst out walking. On the one hand, it’s lovely to see…

Is The Rent Due On Your Dogs Success?

The Rent Is Due On Your Dogs Success If you want your relationship with your dog to be successful, you have to be consistent. It can be tough to stay…

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…

Working With The Dog In Front Of You

Every Dog Is An Individual Welcome to this week’s LWDG POD DOG round up. This week we chatted about the fact that every gun dog is unique and how you…

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…

Gundog Behavior: Gun Shy or Gun Nervous?

There is a big difference between a gundog that is gun shy and one that is gun nervous. Gun shyness is usually the result of poor training, while gun nervousness…

The Working Dog Training Age Race

Gundogs are the best, especially as pups.  They are so cute and fluffy, and they love to play fetch. It’s so much fun to take them out on walks and…

Understanding Reactive, Fearful or Aggressive Dogs

Do you have a dog that seems to be reactive or fearful of other dogs, people, or objects? Or maybe your dog is aggressive and barks or growls at anyone…

How to Keep Pets Safe and Comfortable During the 2021 Firework Season

During the winter months in the UK, many people celebrate by going to fireworks displays. Fireworks are a fun and exciting way to spend time with friends and family, but…

Which Training Dummy Is Right For My Dog?

There is a bewildering range of dummies on the market. They come in all shapes, sizes and colours. When buying a dummy it can be difficult to know where to…

What Does A Gundog Trainer Do?

I love dogs, but I’m not a dog trainer. In fact, I have no formal training in any area of animal care or behaviour. As the Founder of The Ladies Working…

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…

How Do I Know When My Dog ’Knows’ Something?

One of our amazing Featured Experts, Leanne Smith, has put together this blog to help you understand more about your dog and how to help both you and your dog communicate…

Looking For A New Lead?

Product Review by Joanne Perrott, Founder of the Ladies Working Dog Group A lead is the one piece of equipment I cannot do without. Whether it’s for teaching a puppy…

A Novice Guide To Shoot Day Etiquette

EMMA-LOUISE STEVENS LWDG Group Expert and Dog Trainer A Novice Guide To Shoot Day Etiquette. Emma-Louise Stevens, one of our amazing LWDG Group Experts has put together a brilliant short…

Helping Your Dog With Fireworks

Are you and your dog ready for fireworks on Bonfire Night? For a lot of dogs, fireworks can cause a range of different worrying behaviours that we may not even…

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