About Us

photo of dog trainer Rachael Landymore with her dog

Who are we?

The Haven Dog Centre Ltd was set up in 2015 by Rachael and Liam Landymore, a mother and son team. The main reason for creating the dog training centre was to provide a safe haven for dogs and their caregivers, where the joining of minds and learning can take place in a friendly, fun, non-judgemental environment.

At the Haven, all dogs and caregivers are treated as individuals and training is tailored to suit individual needs. Not only does the centre offer fun and force-free positive training classes, one to one consultations, and workshops for dogs of all ages, it also offers ACE (Animal Centred Education), and vet physiotherapy appointments. These appointments look at the link between posture, pain and behaviour, to help dogs to stay in good health and maintain a strong mental wellbeing.

The whole team at The Haven Dog Centre are passionate about dogs and are dedicated to finding the right support for you and your canine companion. We currently run classes from Hill Farmhouse, Portmore, Barnstaple, EX32 0HR.

To book a class, enquire about a 1:1 session, or find out more about any of our services, please get in touch.


About The Haven Dog Centre Trainers

A Dedicated Team

The Haven Dog Centre boasts a dedicated teamwhich maintains a strong focus on making learning fun for dogs and humans alike.

All our training sessions are force-free, positive and fun. We believe by training dogs in a fun way, they learn because they want to, not because they have to.

We are all supporters and members of Liam’s MOB and have each signed the Liam’s MOB Pledge, which talks about treating dogs with dignity, kindness, loyalty and respect.

The Latest Knowledge and Training

All our trainers have a wealth of knowledge and expertise, we know that in the field of dog training, you can never stop learning, therefore our staff participate in courses and take new qualifications in dog training each year.

It is very important that we are kept up to date with current science-based dog training methods. (Please see individual trainer profiles for more details).

If you have a question, get in touch.  We'd love to hear from you.


07977 914445




Hill Farmhouse, Portmore, Barnstaple EX32 0HR

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