what dog owners say about David and Anthony Swindells
Dog Training & Behavioral Therapist
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20th February 2010David and Anthony Swindells dealt with:
I was amazed at the difference in the dogs behaviour after the first visit. The dog responded immediately. David left homework for us which was easy to follow and very effective....
Stapleford Nottingham (Testimonial)
16th February 2010David and Anthony Swindells dealt with:
Very impressed the training made a difference almost immediatly
Woolaton Nottingham (Testimonial)
6th February 2010David and Anthony Swindells dealt with:
David was very patient and clear he gave great explanations of what needs to be done and why.
Kettering Northampton (Testimonial)
2nd February 2010David and Anthony Swindells dealt with:
David was very patient with us and explained everything very clearly. He was particularly good with my 7 year old daughter and kept explaining things to her. Marley is making progress....
Arnold, Nottingham (Testimonial)
28th January 2010David and Anthony Swindells dealt with:
After just a few hours of David showing us some techniques we saw the changes in our dogs behaviour it was unbelievable. We should have come to Barkbusters years ago.
27th January 2010David and Anthony Swindells dealt with:
I have thoroughly enjoyed my session. David explained each individual technique to me and showed me how to adopt the correct body language etc. Millie responded well although now she is very tired. Thankyou David
Bramcote Nottingham (Testimonial)
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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)
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!
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!
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)