Jon has been involved in Gundogs for around thirty years. His first dog was a Labrador called Sam , which he used for wildfowling, after a couple of years he
bought an English Springer spaniel for rough shooting which he trained to a fair standard and managed to get a Certificate of Merit in his first field trial.
After this he tried a cocker and won with this in 1988, and so the gundog bug bit .
He is now a professional Gundog Trainer, A Panel judge of spaniels member of the Field Trial sub committee at the Kennel club also
Field Trial Liason Council Representative at the kennel club.
He has judged Cocker & Springer Championships in the UK also in Denmark & Sweden and has judged and competed in the USA .
To date Jon has made up 16 Field Trial Champions both Cocker & Springer spaniels and won with numerous others.
He has also represented England at the CLA International Game Fair
On several occasions and regularly picks up on the Grouse Moors in the Peak District.
The Glorious 12th (or 13th this year!) has been and it is time to start to do a bit of aÂ refresher course for the season ahead with the trained dogs, getting some fitness is essential, especially those that are going Read the Rest…