Bark Busters Reviews and Customer Testimonials
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31st August 2018Lynn Prentice dealt with:
Milly does not bark at night anymore and we have set the alarm to 6am with no problem,moving the time along 15 minutes each morning. We have left Milly alone in the crate from 7pm to10pm with no problems,as we recorded her while out for the evening.She has perfected the mouse game and will sit and look at treats in open hand on floor and wait for the treat in other hand.Milly now is a different dog thanks to Lynn Prentice teaching us how to connect with Milly.Out of a rating of 5 for the professional training from Lynn,we score her 10+.
Great Brickhill, Buckinghamshire (Testimonial)
31st August 2018Jo & Graham Milgrew dealt with:
Graham was very helpful. Everything was explained in details. A great trainer. Very pleased I contacted Barkbusters. As this was the first visit. Bruno has improved. There is room for improvement. Trust this wool be sorted on the 2nd visit. Thank you Graham. Best wishes Myrtle
Bruno is a French Bulldog puppy who was getting over excited, mouthing his owners feet and generally not listening. As he is their first dog they weren't quite sure how to tackle this and communicate with Bruno so he understood what they wanted. They have worked hard with their training and Bruno was behaving significantly better on the follow up visit. I look forward to seeing him as he grows up.
Bromlry, Kent (Testimonial)
31st August 2018David and Anthony Swindells dealt with:
A quite amazing session. Great steps forward in a really short period: improvements that were quick, easy to achieve and have (so far) stuck. We really felt (our) training went very well, and both dogs picked up on their new regime.
Polebrook, Cambridgeshire (Testimonial)
30th August 2018Jo & Graham Milgrew dealt with:
We have a West Highland Terrier puppy named Daisy, whom we believe came to us from a puppy farm. She is very nervous and has lots of issues with noise and encountering other dogs and humans. Jo came to visit us and we immediately felt that she understood Daisy. She gave us fantastic advice and pointed out lots of areas where we could help Daisy and make her happier in her day-to-day routine. Jo was extremely knowledgeable and we felt confident about following her advice and tips for dealing with Daisy. There wasn't anything we asked Jo which she could not answer and we felt, for the first time since Daisy joined us, that we weren't bad owners and that Daisy wasn't unhappy being with us. Jo stayed with us beyond her allotted time and we were so grateful that she did not rush off when the session was due to come to an end. She was so kind, patient and informative; we instantly felt at ease with her and that we were supported. Daisy really took to Jo and after a few minutes of being on her guard at the fact there was a stranger in the house, Daisy enjoyed the training sessions and was really relaxed. We really appreciated the time and care that Jo put into her session with us. Unlike the one-size-fits-all approach that you find in books and on internet dog-training videos, Jo's advice was tailor-made for Daisy and her specific problems. Since Jo's visit, we have been following the advice she gave us, along with all the extra material which she took the trouble to e-mail us directly afterwards. Along with changing Daisy's vet and her food, we have noticed a dramatic improvement in her behaviour. This would never have been possible without Barkbusters' wonderful Jo. We are so very grateful to Jo. She is a great ambassador for Barkbusters and we look forward to seeing her again soon. Thank you
The kennel club describe puppy farming as follows: “A puppy farmer's main intent is profit. As a result they typically separate puppies from their mothers too early, ignore guidelines about the maximum frequency of litters, provide inadequate socialisation of puppies, sell puppies through third parties i.e. away from the environment in which they are raised, keep puppies in poor husbandry conditions and fail to follow breed specific health schemes or to apply basic, routine health measures such as immunisation and worming. As a result, the puppies bred by puppy farmers are more likely to suffer from common, preventable, infectious diseases, painful or chronic inherited conditions, behavioural issues and shorter life spans”.
Daisy owners are very caring people, who took home a very fearful puppy who has had serious health issues resulting in constantly reoccurring sickness. She has serious behavioural issues exhibiting aggression to strangers both in and outside the home and attacking her owners when she is frustrated. She is also noise sensitive and barks constantly at noises she perceives as a threat. Puppy Farm puppies are not raised around people and do not experience everyday life so these type of health and behaviour issues are all too common. I saw Daisy at 11 months old and her owners had taken her to training and had worked very hard to help Daisy. I put a behaviour modification program in place to help them manage and tackle Daisy’s more difficult problems that were not responding to general training. She is fortunate to have owners who are willing to go the extra mile and I have every confidence that they will continue to make good progress with her.
29th August 2018Lee Hardy dealt with:
The training was excellent, easy to understand and immediately effective.
Uttoxeter, Staffordshire (Testimonial)
29th August 2018Lynn Prentice dealt with:
Lynn has been fantastic within one day there is already a dramatic improvement in all aspects. she has left me feeling positive and that there is light at the end of the tunnel.
Waltham Abbey, Essex (Testimonial)
28th August 2018Angela Young dealt with:
Angela was absolutely fantastic! She spent over 4 hours at our house and was so thorough. Lilo is literally like a different dog. Angela gave us lots of activities to keep lilo entertained, and lots of ways to enable us to be the leaders instead of Lilo. Would definitely recommend! Thank you so much.
Crosby, Merseyside (Testimonial)
28th August 2018Gavin Chambers dealt with:
Gavin was very professional and explained everything clearly. Thanks to Gavin's advice and the training notes, we are already seeing improvements after 1 week in certain aspects of her behaviour. We still have a long way to go with her fear/aggressiveness to other dogs but feel we've made a good start.
Sheffield, South Yorkshire (Testimonial)
28th August 2018Isla Clarke dealt with:
Isla was very friendly and put myself and Charlie at ease right away. The training was delivered in a professional but fun manner, with signs of changes in Charlie's behaviour being apparent very quickly. I look forward to Isla's next visit.
Bilston, West Midlands (Testimonial)
28th August 2018Sharon Chapman dealt with:
We had an extensive session that involved talking to us about the key issues, meeting the dogs and observing their behaviour at home and on walks, followed by identifying training strategies designed to target our needs. Sharon was an excellent communicator and very happy to listen to us too. We felt comfortable, confident and at ease throughout. We have a programme of homework to follow for two weeks and will then be reporting back to Sharon to see what the next steps are. We're looking forward to the ongoing process and learnt a huge amount in the first session.
Neston, Cheshire (Testimonial)