Janet Menzies

Tips for gundog retrieving.

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.

Gundog training theory

In theory, you can train a gundog by using a manual. In practice, the dog’s behaviour won’t 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.

Overweight gundogs

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…

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Your gundog's first shoot day

After months of training your young gun dog, it is understandable that you want to take it on its first shoot. But beware the pitfalls.