Bark Busters Reviews and Customer Testimonials
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16th March 2016Tracey Callaghan dealt with:
We were very impressed with the way Tracey spent time observing George before suggesting ways to deal with his problems. She explained what we had to do very clearly and gave the reasons for training him in this way.
It is still early days, but George is already much calmer and is responding well to the new regime. We feel confident knowing that we can ask Tracey to come back at any time if have problems.
Atherton, Greater Manchester
15th March 2016Lynn Prentice dealt with:
Wow!!!! We didn't expect such immediate results but with Lynn's guidance and demonstrations we were amazed at the difference in our dogs behaviour. Molly (the rescue westie) has been with us for nearly 5 years and was 'top dog', whereas Hugo (the pug) was a 6 year old rescue with severe separation anxiety. On top of Molly always barking when someone came to the door and not always being friendly with other dogs whilst walking on the lead, we now had sibling rivalry, a dog who had no training whatsoever, and having to sleep downstairs to stop Hugo whining and crying all night if he wasn't with me! On We took onboard everything Lynn told us - from changing their food to how we interacted with them - and the results were fast and made having the dogs even more pleasurable. None of it was difficult and we have recommended Bark Busters to other dog owners as a result. Thank you Lynn - you've been fantastic!
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
13th March 2016Jo & Graham Milgrew dealt with:
I contacted Bark Busters mainly because my 15 week old Golden Retriever would not go for a walk. He wanted to go and would get very excited when we put his lead on but when he got to the top of our driveway he would stop. If we tried to make him walk he would visibly shake. I didn't know if I was making him worse by trying to encourage him or force him, so I thought it better to seek an experts advice. We also have a few other puppy behaviour issues.
Graham was very kind and calm. He said Dillon was very head strong and I did need to be firmer with him. He did some behaviour training exercises with him and Dillon did very well. Graham told me to practice these for 20 minutes a day in short sessions. After a couple of hours Graham said we would go for a walk. He put the lead on Dillon and off we went. I was amazed that Dillon walked with Graham for a few minutes before we turned around and came home. And Dillon and I have been doing the same walk a couple to times a day since. He sometimes needs a little coaxing but he walks!
As well as helping Dillon, Graham has given me the confidence to train Dillon at home.Many thanks.
12th March 2016Shauna Hoey dealt with:
OMG I have a different dog! The commands are working well and she is taking notice. Hollie was not my dog as a pup so I wasn't able to teach her to walk on a lead? She was pulling on the lead and I could not control her, she would literally pull me over, once breaking my wrist. Just one visit from Shauna and her recommendation for the ideal collar, my life with my dog has changed and I am not afraid to take her out on the lead any longer. It was the best thing That could have happened to me and my dog.
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
11th March 2016Liz Johnson dealt with:
After the first training session with Liz, we found there to be a great improvement in the behaviour of both Candy and Toffee. I have always had a problem with Candy walking to heel. Following Liz's advice, she is showing that she is readily obeying commands. There has also been a significant improvement in barking. Overall, we are delighted with the improvement in their behaviour.
11th March 2016Jo & Graham Milgrew dealt with:
Jo was very patient with Hollie,it is a difficult problem noise phobia we have to help her with, so it will take a while to see results. Everything was explained and shown when needed. Nothing felt rushed. I could see Hollie felt relaxed around Jo which helps. I saw Hollie sitting in the garden something which she had not done for a while which was great to see.
Great Wakering, Essex
9th March 2016Angela Young dealt with:
I am so happy I contacted Angela at Bark Busters I really was as the end of my tether with my two dogs Hugo and Bella. Straight away I could see a difference in their behaviour with thanks to Angela. I still have a lot of training to do with them but I am committed as I have seen a change in their behaviour so soon. I am now able to walk them both without pulling and they are both a lot calmer. I am also grateful for the information Angela provided about dog nutrition. I didn't realise this played such a significant part in a dogs behaviour. I changed their diet that day! I would highly recommend Angela at Bark Busters!!
Hampton-in-Arden, West Midlands
9th March 2016Jo & Graham Milgrew dealt with:
Very enjoyable and educational. Meeka was responsive to Graham, but in some areas will not respond to me. French bulldog with a stubborn attitude!. The lesson flew by and i was pleased with Meekas performance on the whole, thanks to Grahams expertise. With grahams help,hopefully Meeka will become a dog to be proud of.
8th March 2016Lee Hardy dealt with:
Lee has been very informative and helpful in many areas. Lots of help with negative behaviour using "BAH!" its definitely working.
Suggested changing to a raw food diet, she loves it and up to now we've had no tummy troubles and is coping very well. She now adores carrots and happy to play with an apple, sometimes has a nibble.
Toilet training gaining well. There have been the odd puddle but nothing significant. She rings the Poochie Bells to go out some of the time but has discovered that if she goes out theres cheese waiting for her, she can't wait - she's so crafty.. Keith is doing much better with recall now, bending down to her and offering her a treat as reward for coming back to him. Things are going well.
Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire