Make Training Your Glorious Gundog Absolute Fun!

Guest Blog Post by LWDG Group Expert Samantha Thorneycroft- Taylor When we purchase, or rescue, a working gundog breed we have an obligation to train them to be the best that they can be at whatever their role is going to be, and the best way to do that is to make training fun. Whether it’s …

How to Keep Pets Safe and Comfortable During the 2021 Firework Season

During the winter months in the UK, many people celebrate by going to fireworks displays. Fireworks are a fun and exciting way to spend time with friends and family, but they can also be a source of fear or anxiety for our pets. In this blog post, and accompanying podcast episode, we will discuss how …

Let’s Talk Food Allergies and Intolerances

Just like us humans, dogs too suffer with food allergies and intolerances. One of our lovely members, Charlene Tildsley from The Countryman’s Choice has kindly provided us with this blog all about how to identify the differences between an allergy or intolerance, and what we can do to help our dog with their nutritional requirements.Introduction …

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How Do I Know When My Dog ’Knows’ Something?

One of our amazing Featured Experts, Leanne Smith, has put together this blog to help you understand more about your dog and how to help both you and your dog communicate more effectively. IntroductionHow do I know when my dog ‘knows’ something? This is the $1,000,000 question.The answer to this question then dictates how we respond …

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An Introduction To Understanding Wind Patterns (When Working Non-HPR Breeds) – Part 1

Join Featured Expert Emma Stevens of Cunningshot Dog Training for a great introduction video on on wind patterns and direction. This video covers what you need to take into account when training working dogs. Emma discusses the different kinds of wind and also how these wind directions will affect the wind pattern of your dog.  …

Indoor Training Exercises For Working Dogs

With Storm Ciara keeping many of us in our homes, Featured Expert Claire Denyer from Family Dog Services has  stepped in to help! Below is a collection of videos to give us some indoor training options that we can enjoy with our dogs. These videos can be useful for rainy days, days that are too …