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Welcome to Southaven Kennels Online

Mark and Carol Hairfield operate Southaven Kennels located in central Mississippi. This award-winning kennel has been breeding, training and trialing the finest English Springer Spaniels and Labrador retrievers available since 1979.


A strong UK influence in their breeding program has allowed them to produce dogs with great instincts and drive as well as level headed companions with superior pet quality.

Mark's list of accomplishments consists of many field champions either trained or handled by him or his clients,Hogan award as top professional handler 4 times,national high point dog in the country multiple times, and field champions in 3 different breeds.

Mark has also been selected as a national championship gunner 12 times (twice as captain). He has competed in over 1000 AKC events as competitor, gunner, or judge.

Mark enjoys the support of his family: his wife, Carol, their son Chris and his wife Amber, and their daughter Kelly.