Gundog News

The latest Gundog news from Drumlanrig Castle

To keep you up to speed with everything that’s going down – or being put up – we’ll post the latest Gundog news, articles and stories here.

Fantastic Result for David and Buccleuch Xena

14th August, 2017

News stories posted on the 3rd and 18th of July spoke about results enjoyed by David and Buccleuch Xena “Daisy” in Working Tests earlier this year. On Saturday they competed in Daisy’s first ever Gundog Trial. This was the North of Scotland Gundog Association Novice Retriever Stake held at Edinglassie by kind permission of The […]

Could This be a Record for Buccleuch Pepper?

8th August, 2017

Many congratulations to Mr Derek Cartner who brought his bitch to Chapel Farm Kennels at the end of June for a stud service with Buccleuch Pepper and we have learned has just become the proud owner of a litter of 13 pups. Our best wishes to Derek who will certainly be kept busy for the […]

Success for David and Daisy at Inaugural Event

18th July, 2017

Following on from their recent win at the Scottish Game Fair, David and Buccleuch Xena, “Daisy” took part in the first ever Open Walked-Up Test for 30 A/V Retrievers organised by the North of Scotland Gundog Association on Sunday the 16th of July. The event was held at Glendye Estate by kind permission of Mr […]

A First for Buccleuch Labradors at Scottish Game Fair

3rd July, 2017

David has often competed with Springer Spaniels in the Gundog Tests at the GWCT Scottish Game Fair held annually at Scone Palace. However this year, in addition to running in the Open Spaniel Class, David had also entered for the first time with a Labrador, in this case Buccleuch Xena, “Daisy” in the Novice Retriever […]

Buccleuch Gundogs Welcome QI Visitors

25th May, 2017

Buccleuch Gundogs Chapel Farm Kennels today received a visit from local students as part of the Queensberry Initiative which is a community charity project based here on Queensberry Estate. This aims to support pupils in making better connections with their local communities and increase employability skills by making use of the varied resources on the […]