In the Bag! offers a fresh approach to gundog training for beginners and seasoned trainers alike. It contains sound advice on the selection of your Labrador Retriever and valuable information regarding his care and management from puppy to veteran. It gives step-by-step guidance on his training and how to make smooth progress towards the finished article: a Labrador that is a pleasure in the home as well as in the field, and a reliable shooting companion who puts game in the bag.
Margaret Allen has had extensive experience of training, trialling, breeding and showing Labradors. Margaret's dogs have won many field trial and test awards, both at Novice and Open level. Margaret also does Gundog training demonstrations for country fairs and regularly gives lectures on dog training and canine psychology. Margaret and her dogs have been featured in the Shooting Times, Shooting Gazette and The Field. In 2011, she judged the Working Gundog Class at Crufts.