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Photographing Your Dog

With Guest Photographer Christina Power How many times have you been photographing your dog, only to end up with bums and blurs.  Here are 10 quick tips to help you: Ten Great Tips 1) Get to know the dogs personality before you start. What gets their attention, will they rest if you’re still? Think about

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New Mentorship Program

We’ve added a mentorship program to our Membership. You can build skills and share knowledge with another member of our working dog community. I am excited to see all of us build stronger relationships with each other and hope you’ll join in if you are a full member. Here’s how the program works: You sign

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Stopping Your Restless Working Dog From Overheating

With this bank holiday being so beautifully warm, we thought we would share with you some top tips to keep your working dogs cool.  Our four legged friends can find this weather tough. Some dogs are still shedding whats left of their winter coats, and the weather is unusually hot. Here’s what we can do

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5 Top Tips When Feeding Your Dog

– Guest Post By Rachael Hindle First of all, I’d like to start of by clarifying one thing; I am in no way an expert on feeding your dog. The expert on feeding YOUR dog is in fact you. Nobody will understand your dog better than you will – seriously, not even your vet. You

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Enjoy British Pie Week With This Gorgeous Game Recipe

Here’s a fantastic recipe for Game Pie with Mustard Mash. Eat Wild is a campaign by the British Game Alliance (BGA), the official marketing board for game. They have kindly sent us this lovely recipe for British Pie Week which is taking place this week from 4th – 10th March.   The BGA’s goal is to

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How To Make A Traditional Feather Brooch

Have you ever wondered how to turn a pheasants feathers into something you can keep? Our lovely member Sophie shows us how….. To Make A Traditional Brooch You Will Need: A traditional ‘vase’ shaped brooch – available through my Facebook pageGlue – here I use Gorilla superglue but any glue will work.Thread – grey or

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A Dog Lovers Day Out At The Great British Shooting Show

The Great British Shooting Show takes place this weekend at the NEC Birmingham. We went along to see what was there for ladies who work their dogs. As a woman who has her own gun and is married to a shooting instructor, you would think the idea of a day out at the show would

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Valentines Day Dog Cake

Nanny Sheldon’s Valentine Bone Cake Valentines Day is the day of love… and we all love our dogs so much! They may not know what Valentines day all about, but they will no doubt appreciate a special treat.  Nanny Sheldon of Afonfelin Gundogs whipped this cake up two days early so we could share the

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A Year Of Gamekeeping -January

January 2019 A journal of daily events – Written by Heather Currie In January it’s pretty much what you would expect  Days are filled with feeding the pheasants, shoot days, beating and picking up. But there’s more going on behind the scenes, like dogging in the boundaries, catching up, and vermin control. Feeding, beating and

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Hello Ladies!

Welcome to the first post for Ladies Working Dog Group. Our community started online in 2015 and has grown to over 1600 members as I write this. I started LWDG because when began taking my working dog out I soon realised I was in a very much male dominated environment. I wanted to ask other

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