Home of Champion Grouse Dogs

Welcome to Pioneer Kennels, owned and operated by professional dog trainer Scott Chaffee.  The kennel is located in Clare, Michigan, in the heart of some of the finest grouse country in the world. 

Scott Chaffee has trained and handled dogs to over 70 walking trial championship placements, which is the most by any Michigan trainer in history.  He has also won dozens more shooting dog and derby classic placements and dog of the year honors, totaling hundreds of wins.  Pioneer Kennels continue to campaign and win with some of the finest grouse dogs in the world.


6X Champion Autumn Moon

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