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The Glorious 12th: A Guide to Grouse Shooting in the UK

If you’re looking to get out in the fresh air and enjoy a quintessentially British sporting activity, look no further than grouse shooting. The Glorious 12 August sees the start…

All things tweed, country and community – The Importance Of Game Fairs In Our Rural Community

If you’re a lover of dogs, chances are you are a lover of all things country; then, maybe you’ll have already visited at least one game fair this year. Of…

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…

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…

The Ladies Working Dog Group BRAND NEW Membership Website Launches Today!

Welcome to the brand new Ladies Working Dog Group membership website! We are so excited to offer this amazing resource to our members. This new website is packed full of…

Mantrailing: What It Is and Why It’s So Addictive

Mantrailing is a relatively new sport that has taken the world by storm. It is a mixture of tracking and obedience training, and it can be addicting for both dog…

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….

The Coming UK Pheasant Season – What We Need To Know

The pheasant season is just around the corner, and with it comes a flurry of activity. In this week’s podcast and blog post, we chat with Louisa Clutterbuck from the…

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…

LWDG Summertime Series:Heatstroke in Dogs: How to Treat and Prevent It

Summertime is a great time to get outside and enjoy the weather, but it’s also important to be aware of the dangers that hot weather can pose to our furry…

LWDG Summer Series: The Danger of Adder Bites and How to Prevent Them

Snakes are a common danger to dogs, as they often like to sun themselves in warm, open areas where dogs are likely to be. Adders are the only venomous snake…

4 Solutions To Your Sit Before Lead Removal Problems

WRITTEN BY LWDG FEATURED EXPERT LEANNE SMITH Leanne Smith runs Dogs R Dogs, based in Devon. She specialises in Gundog Training using modern, science-based methods. Solutions To Your Sit Before…

LWDG Summertime Series: Dealing With Dreaded Grass Seeds Through Summer

Grass Seeds are the tiny enemy we all dread throughout the summer months. Most grass seeds seem to find their way between our dog’s toes, into their ears, sometimes in…

How To Limit Food Waste & Improve Sustainable Pheasant Consumption

While some people may see the pheasant as nothing more than a game animal, it is important to remember that every creature has a role to play in the food…

Dog Training Tips: How to Train Your Dog to Retrieve from Water

Teaching your dog how to retrieve from water can be a fun and valuable skill. It is great for hunting, but training your dog this skill can also help keep…

The Premack Principle: How to Use a More Desirable Behaviour to Reinforce a Less Desirable One When Dog Training

If you’re a dog owner, you’re probably familiar with positive reinforcement – rewarding your dog for desired behaviours to increase the likelihood of those behaviours being repeated. However, you may…

How To Reset A Training Exercise: Helping Dogs Learn Through Patience and Repetition

Dogs are creatures of habit. Once they learn a command, they mostly find it easy to repeat the behaviour. But what about when they struggle to understand an exercise or…

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…

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…

The Menopause and Dog Training: How to Concentrate When You’re Going Through Changes

Do you find that it becomes harder to concentrate as you get older? Do you sometimes feel like your brain is foggy? If so, you’re not alone. Many women experience…

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