what our clients say about Jacquie Callaby
Dog Training & Behavioral Therapist
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What our Clients are saying about us
We found it very informative and helpful. Jacquie explained things very well and showed us how to deal with problems.C.M., Basingstoke, Hampshire9th January 2018
Training was fantastic! The dog is now behaving. The barking has reduced a lot! On recommendation, we changed the diet at it worked like a charm! I can recommend Bark Busters!G.H., Chineham, Hampshire26th September 2017
By six days we have a quiet house! Jacquie will know what I mean! We can move around the house, eat in peace, open the front door without a commotion! So happy! She recommended a raw diet which is working well.J.R., Guildford, Surrey31st October 2015
What a fantastic experience to have Jacquie come into my home and teach me how to understand my dogs behaviour. My initial problem was a puppy who majorly pulls on the lead, but I was most impressed when Jacquie also delved into the reasons behind this, as well as providing me with 1 on 1 training to resolve the issue. We also covered jumping up, boundary issues and scavenging tendencies, all of which contributes to the main issue of the pulling. I could not recommend Jacquie and the technique highly enough. I have daily training sessions with my dog to put into place and I have no doubt that any failure would be down to my own lack of perseverance as opposed to the advice given. However, I am committed to giving my dog the best life possible, and this means showing her how to enjoy the walk as well as offering her a relaxed home life with rules and love. On a personal note, Jacquie is really fun, good natured and non judgemental. The type of person you would hope to meet in a both a work and social situation. An excellent service, thank you. SamS.S., Godalming, Surrey5th December 2014
Amazing! The dog's behaviour improved instantly and has continued all day. He is a completely different dog. I'm totally lost for words.S.H., Basingstoke, Hampshire22nd May 2014
13th June 2018Jacquie Callaby dealt with:
Well time flies by so quickly and we can't believe it's been over a month already since we had our training session with Jacquie, who we have to say was so friendly and easy to talk to and taught us so much in those 3hrs that flew by so quickly. our Molly is a 2yr old Staffie Cross (we think with a high jumping Whippet! Lol) Molly was leaping, mouthing, pulling and jumping on everyone who came near us!
Jacquie taught her (kindly) that she was not in charge and taught us not to feel sorry for her but to understand that her past was indeed in the past (mostly caged for 2yrs 24/7 and starved hence the RSPCA rescue, she didn't even know how to play Ball bless her) and this was her future which meant we were in charge and she would learn to respect us...
So weeks later she is starting to get her head round what we need from her,
she doesn't leap anymore
She occasionally jumps up, through excitement, but a quick reminder and she's down
She sits in her bed and waits to be invited to say hello to visitors (occasionally forgetting herself, but a quick reminder puts her back in bed.
Walking to heel is still ongoing and can be quite good until she sees a bird, butterfly, bee, basically anything that moves!! But we're not giving up on the training as our hands are no longer sore from her previous pulling, we just think this little girl has special needs and takes a bit longer to register what we're wanting her to do.
Recall is good as we blow the whistle she relates to her food (another training aid suggested by Jacquie, yaay)
My frail 88 yr old Mum came over for a visit again this week, and for the first time I didn't have to put Molly on lead around the house and Mum was able to sit peacefully in the chair, an odd reminder from Mum to not come up and Molly walked away, plus getting up to walk around Molly didn't jump up one her.
Molly still has her moments of madness but these are getting less over the weeks of training and as long as we stay consistent we're pretty sure she will continue to improve.
All training given was kind and caring, no harsh methods used, so we're very pleased with the results so far.
All in all we can't thank Jacquie enough for her help, we believe we have the makings of a fantastic little girl, rescue dogs can be the best pets with the right trainers. Thanks again Bark Busters/Jacquie
Another delightful staffie. They are such great dogs to train, & the owners are pretty good to!
Rules, boundaries & a decent diet go a long way to helping owners have a calmer & obedient dog.
Molly had a tough start to life, but now she has a loving home & owners.
13th May 2018Jacquie Callaby dealt with:
Clear and Helpful advice giving explanations to why my monsters behave the way they do. Realistic training guide/plan to hopefully becoming happier, healthier and calmer dogs. With Sane owners! Looking forward to a happier and quieter future. We have some way to go but with Jacquie's help it is looking more positive. Many thanks
Not really monsters! But a very noisy jack Russell & a Husky/ GSD pup who has picked up some bad habits from her pack mate. Very committed owner who wants her dogs to be a little happier with Bark Busters help!
28th March 2018Jacquie Callaby dealt with:
Very nice lady enjoyed the time with her.will see how I get on . Angela
12th March 2018Jacquie Callaby dealt with:
Jacquie was lovely. She knew exactly where we were all going wrong .
Set us out 8 instructions to follow.
On going training going well. Still early days with good and bad behaviour.
Pleased with results so far.
16 Poplar Grove NEW MALDEN, Surrey
20th February 2018Jacquie Callaby dealt with:
We found Jacquie really understood the problems we were experiencing with Ellie. She gave some excellent advice as to where we were going wrong, mainly treating Ellie as a human and not a dog! In the space of a week we have really noticed the change in our dog and she seems much happier now she is learning the boundaries.
NEW MALDEN, Surrey
4th February 2018Jacquie Callaby dealt with:
Very good from start telling us about bark busters how it all started showed us training things to do and explained it to the whole family how to it left us with some training to do Jackie is very good to explain to us so we could understand esay her training is very good and different from other dog trainers we tried
24th January 2018Jacquie Callaby dealt with:
Jackie was amazing...it's early days as less than a week since the training and 2 of my 4 dogs were completely out if control, I was at the end of my tether! I don't think they'll ever be perfect role models but the difference so far is phenomenal. thank you
old windsor, Berkshire
9th January 2018Jacquie Callaby dealt with:
We found it very informative and helpful. Jacquie explained things very well and showed us how to deal with problems.
17th November 2017Jacquie Callaby dealt with:
I have a 16 month old Poochon called Bailey and was stressing the family with constant barking out of the window all day long, we were constantly shouting at him with no response. He had separation issues with myself and I felt constantly tied to him. I called Bark Busters and was visited by Jacquie OMG she's amazing i have a new dog and people can't believe the difference after just one visit, still ongoing with a couple of trivial problems but amazing !!! thank you so much Jacquie and would highly recommend you xxxx
10th November 2017Jacquie Callaby dealt with:
Very well received by the dog, not had any problems since. Jacquie was very informative and easy to understand, would recommend to anyone else that we knew had any issues.