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Operation Roe Doe

Pete Carr takes radical action to achieve his cull in the Angus Glens and explains which deer dogs are best for this type of work

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Dog Eat Dog

Gary Green’s reputation as ‘the fox man’ goes before him, so he often gets calls from farmers and smallholders about a troublesome fox. The latest request, however, took him by surprise. It came through his contacts at the turkey farm, but this time it wasn’t about protecting poultry. This was a boarding kennels – and the marauding Charlie had killed two Chihuahuas.

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Reading the Signs

Rudi van Kets presents the definitive guide to interpreting shot signs and animal behaviour when recovering quarry

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Hare of the Dog

Blood hound specialist Thomas Müller says that the Hanoverian method of tracker training can be adapted by substituting the hare for a red stag

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Calling in Back-up

Rudi van Kets considers follow-up procedures after a shot has been taken, and identifies when to call in the deer dog

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Instilled Basics

Tracking hound expert Thomas Müller shares his experience on conditioning both pups and hound handlers to ensure that they are literally up to following the right track

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Sign and Spoor

German scent hound expert Thomas Müller looks at the initial procedure and evaluation technique when first attending a possible tracking situation

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Hound Decision

Rudi van Kets outlines the work of a tracking dog and takes you through the tough decision of which breed of dog to go for

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Introduction to Training Methods

Tracking hound expert Thomas Müller looks at the various methods of introducing your young hound to training proper, and the actual equipment involved

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MPs get free vote on fox hunting

MPs will get a free vote for the repeal of the ban on fox hunting, says Downing Street.

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