The healing power of dogs

The week from Shooting UK in pictures. A selection of photographs from our readers and the pages of Shooting Times, Shooting Gazette and Sporting Gun, covering every aspect of shooting from gundogs to grouse moors.

If you’d like a photograph included e mail us here at Shooting UK. You can also follow us on Instagram @shootinguk_

Which is the muddiest 4×4 of the season?

In the depths of winter your 4×4 is a modern day workhorse. It’s expected to sail through fields of mud, coast through swollen rivers – basically take whatever is thrown at it. Forget Chelsea tractors and 4x4s that never see a speck of dirt. The beasts of burden we’ve featured…

Donald Trump

Donald Trump. A golden pheasant. Same plumage?

A golden quiff, beady eye and ability to dominate the crowd. Obviously we’re talking about Western China’s golden pheasant – a bird which has been attracting a lot of attention lately, due to the golden plumage it shares with a certain Mr Donald Trump.   Am I the only one…

black Labrador puppy

Who’s got the most handsome gundog?

Is your #gundog as handsome as mine? No, didn't think so. #Cockerspaniel @TheFieldmag @ShootingTimes pic.twitter.com/oya39762W5 — Art.50Sam Watt (@SamWatt8600) January 16, 2017 He is one good loooking canine, but that sounds like a challenge – does anyone else have any photogenic dogs they think can compare? https://t.co/AOTr3VCgsm — Shooting Times…

Father with two young children in field

Big Ted and little Ted!

Ted’s young son is six and he’s also called Ted. Penelope his daughter is three. Big Ted says: “They love being out with us shooting, we kitted them out at William Powells! We shoot in Warwickshire and I run my own small shoot on our farm where the children help…

Reader's photos of the week

10 photos of the week from our readers

From young shots, jumping dogs and spectacular winter scenery, our inbox has been overflowing with fantastic photographs this week. If you would like to send us your photographs to be shared on our Facebook page or right here on the site then please email shootinguk@timeinc.com or message our Facebook page.…

Our Instagram diary of the Vale House Kitchen shooting experience

#pheasantshooting A photo posted by Shooting UK (@shootinguk_) on Jan 14, 2016 at 9:25am PST Now we're off to cook them @valehousekitchen #pheasantshooting A photo posted by Shooting UK (@shootinguk_) on Jan 14, 2016 at 9:28am PST #gundogs Never happier A video posted by Shooting UK (@shootinguk_) on Jan 14,…

Wet and muddy pheasant shooting on Instagram

The relentless rain has not put people off getting out there and shooting. After all, January birds are high and fast and certainly not to be missed. https://instagram.com/p/BAFKu7jEDcN Wet in Wensleydale again #wet#pheasantshooting #gameshooting #gameshootinguk #grouse #hunting #pheasant #shooting A photo posted by @coolformilk on Jan 6, 2016 at 1:29pm…

The best gamekeeping instagrams this week

#pheasants#gamekeeper#itsfeedingtime A photo posted by @rj.hicks on Nov 11, 2015 at 5:28am PST Rothiemurchus is nice.. Ft bracken the dog! #pheasant #beating #rothiemurchus #aviemore #cairngormnationalpark #shooting #hunting #redlab #labrador #gamekeeper #gamekeeping A photo posted by Kyle Stewart (@steweee96) on Nov 7, 2015 at 6:13am PST Pegged up and ready to…

Gundogs of the week

10 gundog Instagrams to enjoy

Do you mind if I rest here?  #shooting #dogs #gundog #retriever golden #pup #country #winter #season A photo posted by Kyle (@kyleandrewmcbride) on Oct 15, 2015 at 12:34am PDT Ever thought of a vizsla? #tbt #throwbackthursday #vizsla #vizslaoftheday #vizslalove #vizslagram #vizslasofinstagram #vizslasofinstagram101 #velcrodog #velcrovizsla #hungarianvizsla #vizslapuppy #vizslaproblems #puppy #puppies #puppydog…