Why you should try and see a potential puppy early in the morning (and 10 other gundog puppy must-reads)
Spring is the time of year when our thoughts turn to taking on a youngster
Lighter evenings and milder weather make March, April and May a popular time to take on a new gundog puppy. Our experts have written articles on all aspects of gundog puppies, so browse through and find out what you need to know.
Timing is everything with gundog puppies. Create a solid foundation and a strong bond first and training will proceed much more easily. Here’s how to go about it.
Here is what you need to know about picking up your puppy and following guidelines, how to get your puppy vaccinated plus details on paperwork and documents.
Puppies might be exuberant and seem to have boundless energy, but you need to be careful not to overexert them and here is why.
At what age should you introduce a puppy to the sound of gunfire?
Just one of the things you should be aware of when looking at a litter.
Not just double trouble. It’s really not a good idea and our experts explain the pitfalls.
Labs are always a popular choice. Here’s how to find the puppy that will suit you.
If you want a healthy, well developed dog then you have to get its nutrition right. Vet Neil McIntosh tells you what to do – and why you shouldn’t change your puppy’s diet as soon as you bring it home.
If your gundog is going to live in the house, then it needs to be house trained and crate training is an excellent way of doing this. Trainer Ellena Swift talks you through the process.
Everything from taking the puppy back to your house in the car, introducing it to other dogs you have, showing it where to sleep and why some quiet time is essential.