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Fieldsports Britain – Death threats for the man who smacks gundogs

It’s the scandal that’s rocking the gundog world. If you are training a working dog, how far should you go when it misbehaves? Some gundog trainers say rewards and treats are all a gundog needs. Others say ‘corrective’ training or smacking is the only method that works. The argument has led to an online campaign […]

New hunting kit at IWA 2017

New hunting kit at IWA 2017

RWS 10.3×68 rifle cartridge Hunters in the mountainous Swiss canton of Graubünden have relied on the effectiveness of 10.3mm calibres for the past 150 years. Rimfire Peabodys developed during America’s civil war as well as Vetterli and Martini stalking carbines developed after 1867 were the predecessors of the 10.3x60R – and remain to this day […]

Should you punish your dog? #Crufts controversy

Do you smack, correct or punish a gundog when you are training it? Do you train only with rewards and treats? Is a working dog like a gundog a different proposition to a pet dog? Instructors do ‘not use or promote any adversive training methods or techniques’ The Kennel Club Opinion is divided – and […]