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Can gundogs do Canicross?

Hannah Aldridge,

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June 20, 2022

At DogFit, we are often asked whether any breed of dog can Canicross, or whether some are better at it than others. We reply that, yes, pretty much any dog breed can do Canicross, but there is one particular dog group that we know takes to the sport really well.

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Why Skinner’s are celebrating the Flat Coated Retriever

Hannah Aldridge,

Blog

March 25, 2022

We were thrilled when a Flat Coated Retriever won best In Show at Crufts this year. We thought what better way to celebrate Almanza Backseat Driver’s (also known as “Baxter”) win, than by learning a bit about this less common gundog breed...

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What is a gundog scurry?

Hannah Aldridge,

Blog

March 17, 2022

You may have heard of tests and trials, but have you heard of a scurry? These are often the perfect way to introduce your dog to gundog competitions, and we have put together some helpful tips on how you can get involved…

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It’s time to celebrate our Irish Dog Breeds!

Hannah Aldridge,

Blog

March 15, 2022

You may be aware that St Patrick’s Day falls on the 17th March, and we thought what better opportunity to celebrate our Irish dog breeds than on this date! Why not test your knowledge today...

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Does the world of field sports have a place for women?

Hannah Aldridge,

Blog , +1

March 4, 2022

Traditionally, field sports and the like were quite heavily male-dominated environments. However, times have and are changing rapidly. We interviewed Kelly Usher-Tyers, who with her sister, Stacey Tyers runs “Ladies In The Field”, an online store that specialises in selling a wide range of brands, to find out how as ladies, they got into the field…

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Time To Talk Day – How gundog training saved Jason Mayhew

Hannah Aldridge,

Blog

February 3, 2022

Many of you will know renowned gundog trainer Jason Mayhew, and it’s more than likely that you will have spotted him in one of the many fantastic gundog training videos he has produced for us. However, what you might not know about Jason is that he has battled with PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) and how this led to him working in the world of gundogs...

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