The Trustees of the Gundog Trust have unanimously agreed that, as from September 2018, the Gundog Club will move to being a force free training organisation and will only accredit force free trainers.
The attached documents – a Statement from the Chair; Evidence for Positive Reinforcement Training; and FAQs – explain the decision and set out what this means for the Gundog Club, its Instructors and its students.
A statement from the chair of the Trustees, and founder of the Gundog club is here:
A set of FAQs about the change is here:
And a document setting out the evidence for positive reinforcement training is here: