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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…

Episode 83: Empowering Women Gundog Trainers with Tara Best’s Magnificent Mindset

In this episode, we sit down with Mindset Coach and Author Tara Best to talk about her new book, ‘Magnificent Mindset: How To Start Your Day The Best Way’. Tara…

Why Your Gundog Always Pulls on the Lead: Avoid These Three Mistakes

Wondering why your gundog always pulls on the lead? Here are three of the loose lead walking mistakes you could be making. Walking your gundog is supposed to be an…

Win an Acme Alpha Range Dog Whistle: Enter Our Giveaway Now!

Are you looking for an innovative way to improve communication with your working dog? Look no further than the new Alpha Dog Whistle from ACME. Developed over four years in…

Inside the Ring: A Gundog Handler’s Guide to Crufts with lWDG Group Expert Abbie Reid

Crufts is the biggest dog show in the world and an event that many gundog owners aspire to participate in. However, competing at Crufts as a gundog handler requires dedication,…

10 Common Mistakes New Gundog Owners Make (And How to Avoid Them)

As a new gundog owner, you want to ensure your four-legged friend is well-trained and successful. But, unfortunately, common mistakes can hinder their progress and make the training process a…

Join the Hunt: Exploring the Exciting World of Detection Dog Trials

Detection dog trials are a fantastic way to bond with your dog while honing their hunt drive, independence, control, and obedience. Georgie Armstrong, a detection dog trial expert, founded these…

When Should You Start Training Your Gundog?

If you are a proud owner of a gundog breed, you know that they are an intelligent and athletic breed. Proper training can help you to bring out the best…

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…

The Importance of Boundaries for Your Gundog: Building Trust and Enhancing Performance

Welcome to our latest blog post on gundog training! In this podcast and post, we are going to delve deeper into the importance of establishing boundaries for your gundog and…

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…

Episode 79. Training Gundogs: Taming the Perfection Monster and Embracing Imperfection

In this podcast, we explore the pressure of training gundogs to be perfect and how it affects us as women trainers. We discuss the negative consequences of perfectionism, including frustration,…

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…

From Both Sides: A Look at Rehoming Dogs

When you have to rehome a dog, it can be a heart-wrenching experience. You may have bonded with your four-legged friend for years, but sometimes circumstances beyond your control mean…

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,…

Taking Training One Step At A Time – Transitional Behavioural Change in Dogs and Humans

As humans, we all experience a change in our lives at some point. Whether it’s a change in job, a move to a new city, or even just a change…

Preparing for Your First Gundog Working Test Competition: A Comprehensive Guide

Introduction What is a gundog working test? A gundog working test competition is an event where gundogs and their handlers compete against each other in a variety of simulated hunting…

The Ultimate Guide to Making Dog Friendly Pancakes

There’s nothing quite like starting your day with a delicious pancake breakfast. But did you know that you can also make dog friendly pancakes for your dog? That’s right –…

Why Mindset Matters When Gundog Training

Having a positive mindset is essential to achieving success in life and our relationships with our dogs. Our thoughts can have powerful effects on how we view ourselves, the world…

LWDG Society Members Meet Up for a Day of Clay Shooting and Fun

This past Saturday, the LWDG Society Members gathered in Region 1 Scotland and The North for a day of fun arranged by Regional Organiser Sarah Drake. The group met up…

Episode 75: The Debate Around Needing To Be a Qualified Gundog Trainer

There is a big debate going on in the UK at the moment about whether or not you need to be a qualified gundog trainer. On one side of the…

Does your dog know it’s a dog?

Setting Expectations for Canine Behaviour It’s easy to forget that our beloved pets need structure and boundaries just as much as we do. Without guidance, a dog can quickly become…

The benefits of training a gundog with a place board

Gundog training is an important part of building a strong bond between you and your working dog. With the right tools and techniques, it can be both fun and effective…

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