Welcome to Cuckavalda Gundogs
Officially confirmed as one of NorthYorkshire friendly faces , Jack Peckitt and his wife Anna live near Ampleforth. In an Area designated for its Outstanding Natural Beauty. On the edge of the North Yorks Moors National Park, the Heart of North Yorkshire. An area we know and love as featured on Countryfile .
This is a rare and wonderful place to for dogs to live and train. With some of the best shooting in the country on our doorstep. You will find Jack and his team of top quality gundogs out working during the season. Usually up at Rievaulx on the Birketts shoot named on of the best partridge shoots in the UK. In 2017 did 107 days picking up
We pride ourselves on breeding easy-to-train labradors and cocker spaniels from quality healthy FTCH lines. We produce first class trialling standard gundogs and working dogs. All are reliable, honest and easy to handle. Our dogs regularly go out on the shoots. It is a pleasure to watch them working.
Watch out for Cuckavalda Yorkshire Teal which John Halstead jnr has bought from us in Jan 2015 and follow their progress through the trialling year. Teal has already won a trial in Scotland 2016
Do you know anyone who has picked up on a 350+ birds shoot? – read our blog
Jack won the Ryedale Business Award Champion in 2017 for his dedication to his work and the world wide recognition that he had bred and trained one of the only 4 Labradors that went from Europe that went to America to stand at stud at the Duckhill Kennels. The progeny then went on to guard the people of America after the 9/11 .
What We Do
Professional gundog training with weekly progress reports.
A selection of first class Labrador and cocker spaniel stud dogs are available.
Dogs For Sale
Full and part trained working dogs for sale as well as puppies.