In the Bag!

Margaret Allen
In the Bag! offers a fresh approach to gundog training for beginners and seasoned trainers alike. It contains sound advice on the selection of your Labrador Retriever and valuable information regarding his care and management from puppy to veteran. It gives step-by-step guidance on his training and how to make smooth progress towards the finished article: a Labrador that is a pleasure in the home as well as in the field, and a reliable shooting companion who puts game in the bag. Margaret Allen has been successfully training, trialling, breeding and showing Labradors since 1964. Trying to understand the workings of the canine mind has always held a fascination for Margaret and she believes that in order to train your dog successfully, you should make it your chief objective to find out what makes him tick. In this book, now in paperback for 2022, you will learn how your dog thinks, reacts and learns. Our working Labrador has been bred for generations to retrieve game - it should not, therefore, be hard work to make him into a Gundog. It should be fun! This book will help you make it so.
In the Bag! by Margaret Allen

About the author

Margaret Allen has had extensive experience of training, trialling, breeding and showing Labradors. Margaret's dogs have won many field trial and test awards, both at Novice and Open level. Margaret also does Gundog training demonstrations for country fairs and regularly gives lectures on dog training and canine psychology. Margaret and her dogs have been featured in the Shooting Times, Shooting Gazette and The Field. In 2011, she judged the Working Gundog Class at Crufts.

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