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Summer Country Shows

We will be parading hounds at the following shows over the summer: Tuesday July 11, 12 & 13 Great Yorkshire Show – 11th – showing beagles   Saturday July 15 Bishop Wilton Show & Craft Fair   Wednesday July 19 … Continue reading

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Jim Barrington – in response to the fluffy fox

James Barrington: Why advocates of the Hunting Act are running scared of repeal James Barrington: Why advocates of the Hunting Act are running scared of repeal James Barrington is a former Executive Director of the League Against Cruel Sports. He … Continue reading

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End of Season 2016/17

We’ve celebrated our end of season with a fantastic party – all generations were present! Masters will be hard at work over the summer showing hounds, meeting people and sorting out land for the meet list. If you’d like to … Continue reading

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Jim Barrington

I have always felt strongly about animal welfare and joined the LACS in the early 1970s. That moved me into hunt sabotage and in 1979 I went onto the LACS committee, starting to work for them the following year. In … Continue reading

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HBB Dinner with Jim Barrington

Many thanks to all our supporters for coming along to our annual dinner. Superb food was catered by the hard-working beagle ladies and some much-needed funds were raised for the pack. Guest speaker, Jim Barrington former director of LACS (League … Continue reading

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Diary of a Puppy Walker 2016

Each year, new hounds need to be sent out from kennels to people who kindly agree to ‘puppy walk’ them. This involves a stage of development in which the hounds should become familiar with walking on a lead, traffic, road … Continue reading

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Diary of a Puppy Walker

We breed all our own beagles. When our pups are eight weeks’ old they go out in pairs to puppy walkers. These are families who kindly look after them until they are mature enough to come back to kennels with … Continue reading

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Who let the dogs out?

The new show ring at Peterborough may have been an improvement from previous years, but the kennelling arrangements led a lot to be desired. Certainly, when allocating kennels to the various packs, the organisers underestimated the tenacity of a Hunsley … Continue reading

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A busy old summer

Although the hunting season finishes in March, hunting staff and supporters are kept busy throughout the summer. The first big event is the annual Puppy Show. This gives everyone a chance to see last year’s pups – the new hounds … Continue reading

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Hare to stay!

One of our duties as a pack affiliated with the Association of Masters of Beagles and Harriers is to return a hare count each year. Quite simply, this involves counting all the hares we see on each afternoon that we … Continue reading

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