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June 19, 2017

We started training February with a group of 14 dogs and handlers. The aim of group training at the start was to instil the solid basic foundations of working with our dogs. This included straight lines, stop whistle, sequential target training and slowly starting to work at distance.

The large group was split into two teams with David Whitehead mentoring and training one group and Paul Duncan taking the other under the overall watchful eye of club trainer Darren Kirk and David Cocking. On occasion we swapped groups so th...

June 14, 2017

The National Gundog Competition set at Stubbs Hall Shoot Ground held by kind permission of John Soar on 10th and 11th of June 2017.  Teams of 28 dogs and handlers came from all around the country met to compete in the 3rd year of this great competition.  This competition in unlike any other due to the scoring system and the scenarios set.

Scenarios

4 were set for the first day for all dogs and handlers and 3 for the last day.  Each scenario was set in such a way that this could happen on a real shoot day. Co...

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