In the contest for the best 21st-century gundog the hunt, point, retrieve breeds are separated only by a hairs breadth or length.
Picking up points on how to improve your dog's retrieving couldn't be easier. Janet Menzies provides tips on what you and your dog should be looking for.
Going on holiday should be relaxing, but planning what to do with the dog can be stressful. Janet Menzies packs up your troubles with various suggestions.
A guide to the different types of dog that make up the hunt, point and retrieve section of gun dogs.
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In theory, you can train a gundog by using a manual. In practice, the dogs behaviour wont be textbook. Be patient and creative with your teaching, suggests Janet Menzies…
If you want a gundog with a good nose, an independent and intelligent mind and Kate Moss looks, the sharp, sophisticated flatcoat is for you.
Fat is a fitness issue. If your gun dogs are less than lean and lively it may be time to reassess their feeding regime and make a New Year's resolution…
The purest of canine lineages have been bred by the bluest bloods in the land, who have continuously fostered the finest lines. This is a Bark's Peerage of aristocratic kennels.
Rough-shooting over dogs can be hairy, but with careful planning and precautions it can be one of the great sporting experiences.