The Field Gundog Awards 2019

Now in its third year, The Field Gundog Awards 2019, in association with Skinner’s Pet Food, is for proper gundogs working in the field – however brilliant or naughty. Judge…

Naughtiest gundog

Naughty gundogs add great entertainment to a shoot day, especially when they do not belong to you. Could your wicked companion win the Naughtiest Gundog in The Field Gundog Awards,…

Pickers-up

Pickers-up are essential on shoot days and deserve the payments they receive, says David Tomlinson. And a sleek pack of labradors is not a requirement to join the team. For…

Gundog vaccinations

Gundog vaccinations are essential, but are annual boosters necessary? David Tomlinson considers what the titre test could teach us. For more on looking after your gundog’s health, bloat is uncommon…

Gundog Photograph of the Year

The Field Gundog Awards, in association with Skinner’s Field & Trial, is delighted to invite readers to vote for Gundog Photograph of the Year for the very first time. Our…

Gundog photography tips

Entries are open for The Field Gundog Awards, in association with Skinner’s Field & Trial. David Tomlinson offers his gundog photography tips for those looking to enter our most popular…

Gundog working tests

Field trials have never been more popular, but they can be an expensive and frustrating process. David Tomlinson considers gundog working tests, both more affordable and fairer, and why it’s…