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.

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 […]

Buccleuch Pepper, Championship Top Sire Last Four Years

17th May, 2017

We are indebted to Liam Mulcrow of Mulraven Gundogs for sending us a copy of some interesting statistics from his research into the last four English Springer Spaniel Championships. – see below. We are really proud of Pepper’s achievement in being Top Sire for the last four years. To see profiles and pedigrees of Pepper […]

Buccleuch Labradors to Feature in Scottish Sporting Gazette

28th April, 2017

Journalist Will Pocklington writes for Fieldsports Magazine and Scottish Sporting Gazette and recently visited Buccleuch Gundogs at Chapel farm to spend some time interviewing David. This was to gather information for a feature he is writing on the History of Buccleuch Labradors which will be published in the Scottish Sporting Gazette which goes on sale […]

The Complete Training Day 2017

13th April, 2017

David’s Complete Training Day was recently held at Buccleuch Gundogs home kennels at Chapel Farm on a fine day under clear skies which in itself was fairly unusual. Spaces had as usual been fully reserved for some time for this most popular of days however all present agreed that it had been worth the wait […]