Working Dog & Ferret

 

Every week, Countryman's Weekly publishes news, show reports, breeding, training and health tips, readers stories and pictures plus everything you need to know about Lurchers, Terriers and Ferrets.

 

Below are some of the articles that have appeared in recent issues. For the full picture order a subscription to Countryman's Weekly now! You can upload pictures of your dog or ferret onto our Picture Gallery.

 


Pack's newest member is a champion all round

Posted by Kevin Mallon on Wednesday, 26th of March 2014 • 

Kevin Mallon enjoys success in the field and ring during his Whippets first 18 months

Jill jab vs vasectomised hob

Posted by James McKay on Wednesday, 26th of March 2014 • 

James McKay looks at the different options for bringing a jill out of season

A first night’s lamping for the pup

Posted by Tommy Cullen on Wednesday, 26th of March 2014 • 

Tommy Cullen enters his pup ‘Bess’ to the lamp on a winter’s night in Wicklow

Even working dogs can need their claws clipping

Posted by Penny Taylor on Wednesday, 26th of March 2014 • 

Penny Taylor offers on clipping working dogs' to avoid injury and discomfort

Drains were magnets for foxes

Posted by Jonathan Darcy on Friday, 28th of February 2014 • 

Foxing drains might not have required the best of working terriers, but it certainly meant fewer blank days, writes Jonathan Darcy

Terriers and their foibles

Posted by Penny Taylor on Friday, 28th of February 2014 • 

Penny Taylor casts an affectionate look at some of her terriers’ quirks and foibles

Will spaying affect working ability?

Posted by Jackie Drakeford on Friday, 28th of February 2014 • 

Jackie Drakeford answers a reader's question on the effects of neutering a working dog

The most essential ferreting tool

Posted by John Glover on Friday, 28th of February 2014 • 

John Glover looks at the many different breeds that have been used by the ferreter and explains their importance out in the field.

Net gains

Posted by Barry Phillips on Friday, 28th of February 2014 • 

Barry Phillips says it is well worth making your own nets

The Whippet Greyhound hybrid – the ideal beginner's lurcher

Posted by Hedgehunter on Monday, 27th of January 2014 • 

Hedgehunter recommends a lurcher for those who don't have the patience to wait for a larger breed to full develop
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