what our clients say about David and Anthony Swindells
Dog Training & Behavioral Therapist
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28th July 2016David and Anthony Swindells dealt with:
Anthony was very friendly and professional. He clearly has a lot of knowledge and understanding of dogs. I found the first session very useful and I'm now very hopeful that my dog's aggression and unstable behaviour can be dealt with.
24th July 2016David and Anthony Swindells dealt with:
I highly recommend Bark Busters to anyone in need of dog training! We had a 3-4 hour sessions with Anthony, who came to assist our 2 mixed breed rescue dogs with various things such as pulling on the lead, aggression towards other dogs on walks, general hyperactivity, and toileting. The session with Anthony was so incredibly informative, he started off explaining the psychology behind a dog's behaviour and how to change / correct it. We learnt so much from him! We then put things into practice and from that day that he came to our home, our dogs have been so well behaved. It is now such a pleasure to walk our dogs and not be pulled on the lead or stress about encountering other dogs and it has only been 4 weeks since we had our initial session! I am so impressed with the training and with the knowledge that Anthony passed on to us! He is such a nice person and a brilliant trainer, and he has honestly changed ours and our dogs lives. Thank you so much Anthony!
22nd July 2016David and Anthony Swindells dealt with:
Anthony was fantastic. Everything he taught us he explained thoroughly and clearly. It was effective and easy to learn. We have a 3 month old Border Collie that was more than a little over excited to be in his new home and didn't display it in the best ways. Although we still have a long way to go, the improvement after just one session was amazing. Our puppy is starting to give us happiness rather than headaches. Thank you so much Anthony, looking forward to working with you more in future.
11th July 2016David and Anthony Swindells dealt with:
Having tried to look at hints and tips on the internet and in books, with no success, this was really the last resort - I only wish I did it a lot sooner!!
The initial training was very comprehensive and Anthony took the time to explain the theory of dogs behavior before moving onto to the practical side of things. This information was very useful and wasn't as obvious as perhaps some might think. I was amazed has to how quickly our dog responded to this training, I literally started seeing significant improvements within a few days!
We were struggling with our dog being a little over-protective, especially when it came to other people and other dogs - whilst we still have a little work to do, I'm incredibly confident that with the continued support from Anthony, we will get there.
Whatever problems you may be having, I would 100% recommend this training.
8th July 2016David and Anthony Swindells dealt with:
The training was very precise and I found it very interesting. I have put it into practice and lady has responded well, she has calmed down and is adjusting well.
5th July 2016David and Anthony Swindells dealt with:
Amazing! We had high hopes, but are astounded at the difference Anthony made in 3 hours and it keeps getting better! In 3 days he has improved more than in the last 3 months and we're confident it will only get better.
15th June 2016David and Anthony Swindells dealt with:
Anthony really helped me to start taking charge of both dogs . Roo is only 7 months , so still lots of puppy antics ! but she responded quickly to commands she obviously understood and felt confident with ( as did I ) ....Charlie is 3 years old and has some fear/aggression issues . He also quickly responded to Anthony and I felt hope for the first time that there was calmer times ahead !
I found myself gaining confidence in my ability to continue the training programme.
On the second appointment Anthony kindly and very patiently helped me see that
it was my lack of continued confidence in myself that was slowing progress down ...I'm now really happy at the progress and hopeful that all the problems are fast being addressed and remedied .
6th June 2016David and Anthony Swindells dealt with:
Anthony listened to all my concerns with Venni and offered helpful advice. We spent some time putting the training into practice and thankfully Venni seemed to be picking it up quickly.
18th May 2016David and Anthony Swindells dealt with:
We were very impressed with Anthony. We both were left feeling a lot more confident and secure in our abilities as leaders! Its only been a couple of days since our first session but we can see a change in Rosa already. We are really happy to carry on with our training, as now we can see we are needing the training as much as Rosa. Look forward to seeing what we can achieve.
16th May 2016David and Anthony Swindells dealt with:
Was totally unprepared for the progress made ! Both dogs responded quickly to the training guidelines that Anthony taught me . I feel optimistic for the first time in three years , that Charlie's nervous aggression can be curbed and both dogs be a real pleasure to own ! Even Roo , a very bouncy 6 mth old, caught on fast