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Water work kit bag

dog drying coatsBen Randall of Beggarbush Gundogs nominates five must-have items when introducing your dog to water work. 

1. ROHM Training Pistol from Dog & Field – £70

gundog pistolBen says: “Light, compact and easily stowed in a pocket, this product is ideal if you are going to be training close to public areas where a shotgun may cause alarm. It also leaves one hand free for throwing dummies etc.”

Dog & Field


+44(0)1780 782020

2. Pemmikan Bar (400g) from Kronch – £6.95

kronch dog foodBen says: “A fantastic product which is increasing in popularity, Pemmikan bars offer large amounts of easily digestible energy from a small volume of food and are particularly useful as a snack for your dog on a shoot day.”



+44(0)1953 883701 

3. Dokken Mallard Dead Fowl Trainer from Sporting Saint – £30

gundog mallard dummyBen says: “Buoyant, easily dried, and of a realistic shape and size which can help a dog make the transition from plain canvas dummies to feathered game. The hard feet and hard, swinging head encourage a dog to hold birds correctly.”

Sporting Saint


+44 (0)1885 400343

4. Siccaro Supreme Pro drying robe from Sporting Saint – From £89

gundog robes(Available in sizes XS-3XL with four colour options)

Ben says: “Very useful after a long day in the rain or a water training session, these drying robes quickly wick away moisture and help a dog dry and warm up quickly after becoming wet. They are easily washed and very durable.”

Sporting Saint


+44 (0)1885 400343

5. Brown waxed Mystique dummy vest ‘Profi’ from Muntjac Trading – £100

drying vest(Available in sizes XS-XL) 

Ben says: “The choice of many trainers as they keep everything you need for a training session tight and close to you. Bags tend to swing towards a dog when you bend down to take something from them, and these vests prevent this from happening.”

Muntjac Trading


 +44(0)1527 870906 or +44(0)7860 827318


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