I'm apprehensive about the big day and want to be prepared.
Hard-mouthed: My English springer spaniel was retrieving what I thought was a dead squirrel and was bitten by it. She reacted by shaking it and when it was dead she…
Working spaniel: I want to buy a working spaniel and don't know which to choose.
Mark Whitehouse says: Making noise and whining are major eliminating faults in field trialling events, and this could be one of the reasons he has been sold as a shooting…
I was told he had not made the grade for field trial competitions when I picked him up. I am thrilled with how he has fitted in to his new…
Gundog training: What do you do from February to August to keep your gundog training programme moving forward and developing your young gundogs? I have a 20-month-old cocker and I…
Spaniel training: I have been helping on my local shoot, dogging-in birds from the boundaries. My two spaniels have started pulling forward onto scent and sometimes going off the whistle.…
Obedience training: Without proper obedience training a gun dog with behavioral problems will be of no good to anyone.
Gundog training: I'm struggling to bond with a part-trained spaniel while gundog training.
Teething: My five-month-old spaniel bitch is reluctant to retrieve and we think it's because of teething.
Losing weight: My four-year-old spaniel bitch has had six lovely puppies but is now having problems losing weight.
Woodcock shooting: I went woodcock shooting in January and my spaniel really struggled.
Headwind: My spaniels go into hunt and quartering mode in the headwind.
Gundog transport: I'm looking for gundog transport for my picking-up team.
Gundogs: I've been training my gundog with dummes until now.
Picking-up skills: I have two springer spaniel gun dogs and want to improve their picking-up skills.
Getting a gundog in water: I need help with my young spaniel who's afraid of water.
Summer gun dog training: Is summer gun dog training the way to keep my spaniel motivated?
Gun dog back into water: A bad experience has left my spaniel afraid, so how do I get my gun dog back into water?
Introducing game to my spaniels: I don't know when I should introduce game to my spaniel.