Bark Busters Reviews and Customer Testimonials
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24th April 2019Tina Edwards dealt with:
Just wanted to say that things are absolutely great , Enya has responded really really well to training and things have moved really fast and she is already off lead again with no signs of aggression towards other dogs
Enya had been attacked by another dog in an upprovoked attack and has since become very defensive and protective over her ball when out on walks, worse when on lead if a dog came up to her and she was anxious. This resulted in her lunging and trying to drive dogs away. Prior to this she had been happy to interact and play with other dogs socially. We started with games to show her that her owners could make decisions and keep her safe and after less than 8 weeks, she has made excellent progress.
Maidstone, Kent (Testimonial)
23rd April 2019Tina Edwards dealt with:
Tina came to help me with my two German Shepherds. Both girls, they had become unruly and over excited, Barking at other dogs and generally not listening. Tina was kind, calm and informative. Pointing out the obvious mistakes I was Making. Giving me instructions and exercises to practice with my girls. I have seen a difference within a week. As advised I have changed their diet and the difference is really noticeable. I really feel that Tina has put as back on track, towards two beautifully behaved dogs.
LIfe was becoming annoying and difficult for the owner of these two wayward girls! Lovely natures, but had decided that their job was to guard the home, their owner, ALL the time! So lunging and barking was a real issue and with two large dog a worry for their owner. They responded wonderfully! GSD's love to have rules and boundaries that they understand and are consistent and they relaxed and began to listen. Food does make a big difference, too many carbs in today's processed dog foods just create excess energy and exacerbate anxieties.
Tunbridge Wells, Kent (Testimonial)
22nd April 2019Alex Fraser dealt with:
Alex was really helpful in every way. Explaining the different techniques to use to control Bella, as she is adopted. Pulling on lead technique shown to me, it has been a week since I’ve used the technique shown to me and Bella does not pull much on the lead and stays by my side. In house training still needs a little more working on. But I am sure I will get there with Alex’s help. Overall I am satisfied with the training.
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Manchester, Greater Manchester (Testimonial)
22nd April 2019Estelle Jackson dealt with:
Estelle was very helpful and understood the problems that I was having. We went through some basic training commands to see what commands the dogs understood as I had recently adopted them from a rescue centre. We went through a number of different techniques to help solve the problem and i found Estelle's approach to the problems very welcoming. I found Estelle very welcoming, helpful and knowledgeable.
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Mansfield, Nottinghamshire (Testimonial)
13th April 2019Kevin McDonnell dealt with:
Our Springer Milo was rehomed by us 5 months ago and is now aged 10. Generally fairly well behaved but he had taken to barking at night. This had happened a few times before but had become regular and after a few sleepless nights we realised we needed help. Kevin explained how this behaviour was all linked to our communication with Milo and showed us a number of strategies for changing our behaviour and our communications and we were amazed at how quickly these were effective. Within the training session we could stop Milo barking at the doorbell, walk to heel (never a success before) and we could clearly take on the role of leader. There were 3 of us at the training session so we have all adopted the same approach and are having great success. The first 2 nights after the training Milo still barked but only a couple of times and we have now had 2 uninterrupted nights so we are over the moon!
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Cullompton, Devon (Testimonial)
13th April 2019Shauna Hoey dealt with:
Not enough words cover how amazing Shauna is!! My dogs had been great, no issues as I’ve always trained my dogs myself. Then I got Mabel spayed and she turned into bossy, hormonal teenager! She started jumping on Marmite and attacking him and this made me lose confidence in my ability so consequently was letting her get away with things she shouldn’t and not being in charge. After one awful fight in the field I contacted bark busters and Shauna came to see us. Shauna is just brilliant, she showed me how to be back in control of Mabel again and to show I was pack leader, within 5 minutes of working on Mabel she was back to my lovely girl again. Shauna is so nice and encouraging, she didn’t make me feel I done anything wrong, she just showed me how to go to next level with Mabel who was pushing all the boundaries. She left me training which I do every day and I have calmer, happier dogs! Still things to work on but with Shauna helping I have my beautiful well behaved dogs back. Shauna is just fantastic, I can’t say how grateful I am to her, just amazing!
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Henfield, West Sussex (Testimonial)
12th April 2019Tina Edwards dealt with:
l was very impressed in the major improvement that Tina had made with our overgrown puppy he is now a much more relaxed Dog coming home from work is a joy now as I no longer get bowled over and knocked. off my feet taking him out on walks are a lot less stressful as I am now the one taking the Dog for a walk not the Dog taking me l would 100% recommend Tina she certainly knows her stuff .
An overgrown puppy is the right description! A large strong Rhodesian Ridgeback at 2 years old and a beautiful example of his breed, was diving on furniture to guard against intruders, loved the sound of his own voice and at well over 45 kgs and very athletic, had been known to knock family over and pull so strongly on the lead he was almost uncontrollable. However, he began to understand what was wanted and started to respond and enjoy the new training games we developed so he started to control those impulses that prevented his owners from fully enjoying him.
Herne Bay, Kent (Testimonial)
12th April 2019Estelle Jackson dealt with:
Very pleased with the training given. Estelle took time to listen to all problems we are having and is giving clear guidance about how to correct things. We were left feeling confident that she will be there to help us with Alfie.
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Ravenshead, Nottinghamshire (Testimonial)
10th April 2019Isla Clarke dealt with:
Excellent. Isla is friendly supportive and full of priceless tips. She put both of us and the puppies at our ease . A very promising start to our training,we can already see a difference in our girls.
Alsager, Cheshire (Testimonial)
9th April 2019Lee Hardy dealt with:
I found Lee to be friendly, approachable and professional, he gave me some very helpful advice and a clear plan of action for Suki and I to work with until our next session together. I’m not expecting Suki who is a rescue dog with an unhappy history and baggage to change overnight but I now feel confident that with Lee, the training plan and the fact Bark Busters guarantee to work with you for the length of the chosen plan that I now have the tools to enable me to work with Suki to improve her life and help her put the past behind her and go forward. After just a week I can see some improvement and with hard work and by following the plan I believe Suki will continue to improve and so will I as the plan isn’t just about the dog, it’s a learning process for both of us.
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Derby, Derbyshire (Testimonial)