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Whether you choose a board, a hoop or a mat, teaching your young dog to use this target will pay dividends as you progress through their training journey, says Howard Kirby
Correct use of a crate in a puppy’s early life doesn’t just help with house training – it benefits the entire gundog training journey, says Howard. Here’s how to get it right.
One of our gundog training goals is to successfully send the dog for birds or dummies they have no prior knowledge of. Here’s Howard Kirby’s guide on how to perfect the ‘one-cast’ blind retrieve.
Gundog trainer Howard Kirby explains how to use the clock face for a set of time- and space-efficient retrieving exercises to help cement directional commands.
Being able to judge distance when sending your dog for a retrieve is an essential skill, albeit not one of the most exciting! Howard Kirby offers some top tips to ensure you’re not sending them on a wild goose chase.
Gundog trainer Howard Kirby explains how to maximise your chances of pulling off the perfect long distance retrieve while picking-up out on a shoot day.
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