Teaching the Down command

This method of teaching the Down command includes the use of a hand signal,which cansignificantly speed up learning and is invaluable  for distance work. With your dog seated, stand still and give the command ‘Down’. Within a second, hold a treat or favourite toy in one hand and lower it to be level with the […]

Going for walks

Going out for walks is what I love best of all, apart from eating, of course, but that’s what hunting’s about too isn’t it, going looking for food?  There’s nothing like coming in after a long walk and finding dinner’s waiting. It’s not all hunting though. I do have to work some of the time. […]