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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…

Resetting 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…

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…

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 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 It Time To Completely Stop Punishing Our Gundogs?

Podcast with Becky Brunton, followed by an article by Rob Alleyne. In the LWDG POD DOG latest episode, LWDG Founder Jo Perrott interviews Becky Brunton about her journey from despair…

7 Steps to Train Your Dog to Stop on a Whistle Command: Learn from an Expert

Do you have trouble getting your dog to stop when you give the command? Well, you’re not alone! Many dog owners find this difficult. Luckily, there is a way to…

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…

Training Your Gundog to Retrieve: Tips and Techniques for Success

Gundogs have been bred for centuries for their ability to assist hunters in locating and retrieving game. These highly skilled dogs come in various breeds, such as Labrador Retrievers, Golden…

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…

The Unexpected Way My Pet Cat Helped Me Train Better Gundogs

Most people wouldn’t think that training a cat would help them better train their gundogs, but that is exactly what happened to Jessica Haines. Training her pet cat gundog commands…

How Do I Tell The Dog The Seasons Over – From Working Full Time To Training Smart

The dog’s workdays are over for this season! Now what? It’s been a long season working hard, and your furry friend deserves a break. But how do you tell them…

Dog Viruses And Vaccines: The Basics You Need To Know with Vet Sophie Bell

Did you know that viruses are common in dogs and can cause serious illnesses? Vaccines help protect your dog from these viruses, and it is important to educate yourself about…

Counting Grouse With Gundogs On Spectacular UK Moorland

Grouse Counting and Gundogs I’m sure you have all heard of grouse counting, but have you ever wondered what it is? Grouse counting is done twice a year as 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…

The Ladies Working Dog Group Has Added Magic To Its Brand!

We have rebranded, and we could not be more excited about it! The Internet has given birth to a new era where businesses and individuals interact and transact globally. As…

The Loaded Choice – Where & when your dog should make its own decisions

Join LWDG Founder Jo Perrott with Experienced Trainers and LWDG Experts – Claire Denyer, Sam Thorneycroft-Taylor, Rose Setten, Emma Stephens, Abbie Reid, Nicci Kenny and Jemma Martin as they discuss…

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