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 …

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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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Working Out A Dog’s Weight – 5 Great Resources To Help

A question we often see within our society and groups is- “What weight should my working dog be?” or “How do I maintain my dog’s body condition?” .  The answers are not always simple to find as the answer is completely different for each dog. In this blog we provide you with the links to …

Increase Your Success Using Values-Driven Dog Training

Have you ever thought about how your dog training success is achieved in your own mind? There are many different styles of dog training across the world. Depending on the dogs function, how and what we train changes to suit our needs, the environment, the dogs and our preferences.  After many years learning different approaches, …

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 …