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Dog Training in North Devon

Covering Bideford, Barnstaple and surrounding areas

Welcome to DREAMS Dog Training

At DREAMS Dog Training, we offer a friendly yet professional approach to canine education, in beautiful North Devon. Our services are divided into two key areas: DREAMS Dog Club, focusing on general dog training, and DREAMS Detection Dogs, specializing in Scentwork and Mantrailing activities.

Meet Clare & Sooz

DREAMS Dog Training is proudly co-owned by Clare Parker and Sooz Foster. With a shared passion for dogs and extensive experience, Clare and Sooz are dedicated to using reward-based training methods. Their collaboration brings a unique and comprehensive range of training services to the local community in North Devon, ensuring a fun and effective learning environment for both dogs and their owners.

Our services

Our DREAMS Detection Dogs program offers specialised workshops in Scentwork and Mantrailing, available to all dogs and handlers, our aim is to make as many of our workshops and events available to reactive and nervous dogs as possible.


We host Scentwork workshops at various local locations, including Northam & Littleham, Bideford - Gunn, Barnstaple - as well as local businesses, farms, and public spaces in and around North Devon.


Introductory to advanced levels

Developing searching skills

Scentwork on the Road - taking searching skills to new environments

Competitions, Trials and Fun Events


Introductory Workshops


Progression sessions

Diverse settings - woodlands, Exmoor, beaches, farms and urban areas.

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Join DREAMS Dog Club for general dog training in Barnstaple and Bideford. Our training enhances your dog's behaviour and fosters essential life skills like loose lead walking and recall. Our affordable and ongoing training ensures progressive development, helping your dog become well-behaved and responsive.

Benefits of DREAMS Dog Club

Improved behaviour through consistent training

Affordable ongoing training sessions

Life skills such as loose lead walking and recall

Level-based system with rewards for reaching milestones: stickers, certificates, and badges

A friendly and supportive community

The opportunity to practice your skills in real life situations under guidance. 

And much more!

Get Involved!

Ready to join the fun and enhance your dog's skills?

Sign up for our dog training classes and workshops in Barnstaple and Bideford today!
We look forward to welcoming you and your furry friend to our community!

Don’t forget to join our mailing list for updates and special offers.

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