Eye health in dogs

I'm worried for my gundog's health! I have an elderly, but fit, Labrador and I am concerned that he may be going blind.

Environment Secretary, Michael Gove MP

During environment questions at the House of Commons yesterday, Environment Secretary, Michael Gove MP advised MPs that he recognises the benefits of electronic collars used in boundary fence systems, as…

A real Baikal shotgun

I've inherited one of those Baikal shotguns with a selective trigger, but I'm darned if I can get it to work!

Working cocker spaniel

Time was when everyone had a black Labrador and was happy. Then there were chocolate Labradors for a bit. Now fox red Labradors seem to be having their moment. But the dog that…

choke tubes

The screw-in choke tube is a very common option on most shotguns and it is important to maintain it properly.

Royal Oak East Lavant

Much as I like my job, I’m still prone to a bout of the Sunday evening blues. Wondering where the weekend went and why I haven’t done half the things…

Bev's dog biscuits

Bev’s Homemade Dog Biscuits Ingredients 2 cups rolled oats 1 cup peanut butter 2 bananas Method Place in food processor until combined Roll out and cut out biscuits (preferably with…

easy recipe for pigeon pâté

Pigeon pâté is the ideal way to use up those extra pigeon breasts and makes a change from casseroles or roasted pigeon. This easy recipe for pigeon pâté makes for a…

Bettinsoli X-Trail Camo Max 5

There was a time when 
I would have shunned 
a camouflage-painted gun. It would have been dismissed as a home-bodged effort 
by some diehard wildfowler on 
a worthless firearm. That…

French bulldog

If you like both dogs and statistics, the Kennel Club’s annual registration figures always make a fascinating read. Those for 2017 are as intriguing as any. Once again the Labrador…

The new Great Shires Game Fair is now just a little over a week away, promising to bring all the best of the fieldsports world to the Three Counties Showground…

William Evans St James

It had been a while since I have been asked to look at what I term “top-end”, so when the boss asked me to take a look at the William…

Pheasant Thai curry recipe

Start by making the Thai paste. Thai paste Ingredients ·      2 lemongrass stalks, outer stalks removed & chopped ·      A handful of unsalted peanuts ·      2 tablespoons of fish sauce, sesame…