Albert the Norfolk terrier is definitely the top dog around the Belvoir kennels. The plucky little dog belongs to John Holliday, master of the Duke of Rutland’s foxhounds, and the hounds clearly know Albert is the boss.
Norfolk terrier releases the hounds
At Belvoir Castle in Leicestershire County, England, the Duke of Rutland’s foxhounds enjoy a life of prestige, splendor, and sport. The beautiful modern kennel on the castle grounds is state-of-the-art, with all the comforts a pack of 138 hounds could hope for.
Belvoir kennels famously painted by Alfred Munnings
Little has changed since this famous painting captured the kennel and hounds around the turn of the century, and the photo below was taken for a magazine article.
Albert and the pack featured in ‘Horse and Hound’
Belvoir Castle is the seat of the Duke and Duchess of Rutland. The Castle plays host to weddings, concerts, and other events throughout the year.
Belvoir castle is basically straight out of a fairytale
The next generation of Belvoir puppies is raring to go.
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