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.

Feeding Chapel Farm Puppy/Junior Can Aid Training in Puppies.

15th February, 2017

We are grateful to our friend Susan for sending this research piece below about the benefits of dietary DHA in puppy development that she discovered online. Chapel Farm Puppy/Junior is rich in DHA which is an Omega 3 Fatty Acid component of salmon oil. It has long been generally thought that Omega 3 increases intelligence […]

A New Beginning for Kennel-Man Scott

9th February, 2017

Scott our Kennel-Man at Buccleuch Gundogs Chapel Farm Kennels is known and well-liked by many and it is with a degree of sadness that we announce he will shortly be leaving to start a new career as a Gamekeeper. Scott has been a credit to the kennels and we are sorry to see him go […]

Chapel Farm Sponsors Home Nations Team England

30th January, 2017

The Home Nations Team Trial for Retrievers, held as part of Queen Elizabeth’s 90th birthday celebration, was held on the 28th of November at Windsor Great Park. Buccleuch Chapel Farm was pleased to sponsor Team England which was made up of handlers from left to right: Claire Baker, John Halsted, Jennie Hankey and Mike Tallamy. […]

Success for Simon at Springer Spaniel Championship

20th January, 2017

This year’s English Springer Spaniel Championship was held at Byrds Retreat, Evesham by kind permission of Bob and Sandra Byrd with judges: John Dickson, Roy Ellershaw, Jack Iliffe and Dave Rayner. We are delighted to learn that first place was awarded to the Buccleuch Chapel Farm Sponsored team of Mr Simon Dixon and Rytex Reba. […]

Buccleuch Pepper Sires Danish Championship Winner

5th January, 2017

Over 4 years ago Henrik Hansen travelled to Chapel Farm Kennels from Denmark to have his bitch mated with Buccleuch Pepper, “Jet”, and from the resulting litter he retained a dog pup. This pup was named “Pepper” and Henrik enjoyed great success last year in making him up to Field Trial Champion in both Denmark […]