The Champion Stake

The Champion Stake is the glorious exception to the rule that field trials are a poor spectator sport. If you cannot see pointers and setters working on a grouse moor,…

Labradors. Ollie

The Field’s favourite labradors brings together pictures of our readers’ labradors to show why they are the most popular breed in the world. Our readers’ labradors come in every colour,…

Gundog breed standards

Gundog breed standards are supposedly the blueprint for the perfect pedigree animal, yet in reality the dogs they produce can be overweight and even disabled. David Tomlinson questions whether gundog…

Dogs with breathing difficulties

Dogs with breathing difficulties are currently experiencing a huge growth in popularity. Pug registrations are up five-fold and the French bulldog is now the third most popular breed in the…

Gundog hereditary diseases

Gundog hereditary diseases are the product of decades of selective breeding for pure-bred, pedigree dogs. After generations of using closely related animals, it is hardly surprising that many of our…

Queen's gundogs

The Queen’s gundogs are respected throughout the shooting world and Her Majesty is their keenest supporter. Elizabeth Walton finds out about the dogs The Queen first learned to work in…

Ben Fogle

Ben Fogle is not alone in his love of labradors. Every year, they top the most popular breed polls around the world. So in recognition of the world’s favourite dog,…