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Protect Your Gundog This Gundog Theft Awareness Week – 6 Simple Steps You Can Take

Gundog theft is on the rise, with many gundogs being stolen across the UK every year. This week we are urging all gundog owners to take steps to protect their…

Episode 60. The Do’s and Dont’s of Setting Expectations When Training Your Dog

When it comes to dog training, expectations are key. You need to set the right expectations with your pup from the very beginning so that they know what is expected…

Top Tips for a Dog-Friendly Halloween

With Halloween just around the corner, it’s important to make sure your dog is prepared for all the spooky fun! Trick-or-treating, costumes and all of the excitement can be overwhelming…

Episode 59. Can Dogs Give Consent? The ethics of training, grooming, and more

Dogs are considered members of the family in many households. As such, we are responsible for taking care of them and ensuring their well-being. But what happens when our interactions…

Jumping Up On People: Why It Happens and How to Stop It

Do you have a dog that jumps up on people? If so, you are not alone. This is a common problem for many pet owners. Dogs often jump up on…

Training Retrieving for Working Gundogs Just Got Easier

Training Retrieving for working gundogs just got easier with the launch of the LWDG Tennis Ball wrap for dog training dummies Today we are excited to announce the launch of…

Using Food Rewards In Training Working Dogs: The Best Way To Ensure Success

There are a lot of misconceptions about using food rewards in training working dogs. Some people believe that you should never use food as a bribe or reward, while others…

The Mindset You Need When Working With Dogs

When you’re working with dogs, your mindset is incredibly important. If you go into a training session thinking that the dog is going to be difficult or trying to force…

BioThane® Products For Dogs: Everything You Need to Know

Do you have a four-legged friend that you train outdoors in sun, rain and mud? If so, you may be wondering if there are products out there that are easy…

10 Things Dog Trainers Wish You Knew About Training Dogs

If you’re like most people, you probably think of your dog trainer as a kind of magical being. Someone who can wave a wand and make your naughty pup behave…

Episode 51 : Why you teach your dog manners: Behaviour Versus Training

Manners. We all expect them from others, especially those we interact with daily. But what about our four-legged friends? Like humans, teaching your dog manners makes for a much more…

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…

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