Meet Tom & Lauren

absoluteDogs Creative Innovators

Tom Mitchell

Tom has been training dogs for many years with a knowledge spanning many canine disciplines, including agility and obedience. Having no time to compete himself, he trains his dogs at the highest level and works with competitors in various sports coaching them to improve learning and performance in their dogs. He is a leading veterinary behaviourist, consulting internationally. Tom graduated from the University of Bristol with first class honours in Animal Behaviour and Welfare and top in his year and develops the science of dog behaviour, conducting numerous published research projects on the subjects of canine behaviour, neurology and structure and working alongside other international experts in these fields. With the aim of reaching more people and dogs, Tom divides him time between his veterinary work, international behaviour consultancy and teaching, and developing online resources for dog owners and sports competitors.

Lauren Langman

Lauren Langman, competes in Agility at level 7, the highest rank of competition in the British agility arena, and has been chosen to represent Great Britain in the World Agility Championship in 2006 and 2007. She also qualified for the Olympia Agility finals in 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, she also won this prestigious event in 2013 in the novice category with here 3 year old border collie, Fiji. Many of her customers come from far and wide to train with Lauren, ranging from St Ives in Cornwall to Newbury in Berkshire. Lauren is the head trainer at Devon Dogs (her own training school) & is responsible for the design and development of all classes, workshops and events.