Welcome to Steeleigh Labradors. We are a small show kennels breeding quality, classic labradors- sound in mind & body- based between Newark and Grantham, just off the A1. We have over 20 years of experience in breeding and showing our dogs.
We are also the owners of Wispytufts Boarding Kennels & Cattery, providing home-away-from-home accommodation for your pets in our purpose built heated kennels and chalets... right in the heart of our beautiful countryside location. Your pets will receive daily exercise and personal attention from us all here. We have many happy customers from the Newark and Grantham area who entrust their dogs and cats to our care year after year.
Please take a look at the rest of our site to find out more about the history of Steeleigh Labradors, puppies that are available or due, to view profiles of our various dogs & also more about Wispytufts. You can contact us via the enquiry form on the contact page, or by calling
Leigh & Steve: +44 (0)1400 281214
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How it all began…The Steeleigh journey really began back in 1989. After the death of our beloved lab Shamrock we all felt the absence of a dog in the house terribly and after a few months my husband agreed that we could buy a puppy to give me the chance to fulfill a long held ambition to show dogs as a hobby. The result was the unforgettable Law valley Holly known to us simply as Holly. All who met her will know that Holly was a unique Labrador! She was possessed with an overwhelming exuberance that made our few outings in the ring memorable to say the least! Sadly she was also beset by several serious health problems chief of which was the bone disorder OCD. By the time she was a year old she had had to endure 3 major operations and we had been told by the vet that she was unlikely to live to see double figures but she defied the odds living to 12 ½ only cruelly losing her life due to a pyometra . A life of showing would be impossible for her. Although we all adored Holly this was a very disappointing start to my show career and I might have lost heart had I not been put in touch with Brian and Audrey Hayward at the Donacre kennel in Surrey.
Hi The attention to detail they give and their caring attitude towards the dogs and cats as if they were their own is "first class".Asthe owners have also dogs of their own they seem to offer great respect for others and have serious knowledge. Highly recommended.