what dog owners say about Lynn Prentice
Dog Training & Behavioral Therapist
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Absolutely fabulous!! I was near to tears as I booked the first session and just 6 days later I we have made so much progress that I am enjoying my puppy again. I really can't praise Lynn enough.J.H., Codicote, Hertfordshire (Testimonial)17th August 2020
Lynn provided us with some principles of training and some specific training for our dogs after a thorough conversation about their and our habits. Since implementing Lynn's ideas they havent had a fight since the training begun 5 days ago, which is a huge improvement as they have fought consistently on a daily basis for a while now. Very impressed with Lynn's understanding of dogs mentalities and behavior and am very much looking forward to the upcoming class to show our progress and see how far we can take our dog training to ensure a happy lifestyle for all.J.H., Maulden, Bedfordshire (Testimonial)26th June 2020
Worth every penny and would recommend as a must to anyone who has just brought home a puppy or a new dog - is fantastic for both the dog and owner. I have previously owned dogs, who were good dogs, however, I think if I had used Barkbusters with them life would have been much easier and more enjoyable for both of us - also safer for your pet. So many simple training skills and commands together with sound advice on how to adapt the dog into his new home environment that make a fantastic impact. Training skills I thought would take months to achieve (if ever) are resolved in such a short space of time - some immediately on the first initial visit. I cannot believe how much progress we made in the one visit - amazing training I would strongly recommend if you want to get the best for you and your new companion. Also wish I had know about Barkbusters and Lynn when I had my previous dog as I know they would have made a huge difference to his barking problems and made everyone including my neighbours much happierL.B., Barnet, Herefordshire (Testimonial)15th December 2019
Very helpful and reassuring just what we needed as new to owning a puppy . It was great Lynn soon had tuppence taking notice of her and correcting unwanted behaviour. Lynn explained how to do this and a lot more helpful advice .We took Tuppence on her first walk together,this was great as Lynn gave me lots of instrucion and advice things I hadn't thought about that would help Tuppence and myself on are walks. I know I may need more help with walking in the future but it was a great starting point .Y.R., Welwyn garden city, Hertfordshire (Testimonial)11th December 2019
Lynn came across as very experienced and the dogs immediately responded to her so we were reassured straight away. With two dogs we were struggling but Lynn taught us simple but very effective methods to us, We have only been working with Bonnie and Dexter for a week but already our house is calmer and friends and family have noticed the difference. Would thoroughly recommend to anyone!E.L., Harlow, Essex (Testimonial)3rd August 2018
17th October 2020Lynn Prentice dealt with:
First meeting was via Zoom and first face to face with Lynn was on 16 October. Absolutely amazed how ‘in tune’ Lynn was with the needs of our boy Dylan. We rehomed Dylan 3 weeks ago and our concern was around how he acted when someone came to the front door. The training Lynn gave us was superb and has transformed the way we handle Dylan. Excellent support and reassurance for the future. Thoroughly recommend.
Luton, Bedfordshire (Testimonial)
17th August 2020Lynn Prentice dealt with:
Absolutely fabulous!! I was near to tears as I booked the first session and just 6 days later I we have made so much progress that I am enjoying my puppy again. I really can't praise Lynn enough.
Codicote, Hertfordshire (Testimonial)
17th July 2020Lynn Prentice dealt with:
I'm not going to lie, I was not expecting too much, or any change in George too quickly.... How wrong was I. Lynn was absolutely amazing, and brought humour and fun to the lesson. I was amazed that George has changed for the better on the very first lesson. We had second lesson next day and I have learnt to change as well as George. Lynn has been a great support and has called me twice already. I would HIGHLY recommend Lynn and Bark Busters to anyone. I can't wait to have a much better relationship withy boy ???? ????
Watford, Hertfordshire (Testimonial)
26th June 2020Lynn Prentice dealt with:
Lynn provided us with some principles of training and some specific training for our dogs after a thorough conversation about their and our habits. Since implementing Lynn's ideas they havent had a fight since the training begun 5 days ago, which is a huge improvement as they have fought consistently on a daily basis for a while now. Very impressed with Lynn's understanding of dogs mentalities and behavior and am very much looking forward to the upcoming class to show our progress and see how far we can take our dog training to ensure a happy lifestyle for all.
Maulden, Bedfordshire (Testimonial)
11th May 2020Lynn Prentice dealt with:
We've only had the one session with Lynn so far but she gave us loads of tips and good ideas, most of which have worked and helped us during the past week. Things such as food and diet, toileting, neediness, using the 'bah' technique, use of the crate etc. We look forward to the next session on Wednesday evening
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire (Testimonial)
1st April 2020Lynn Prentice dealt with:
Lynne was fantastic, she came to our house with our 9 week old puppy and two clueless owners! Right from the start Lynne starting training us :-) We reorganised our house and started crate training for Kia, we learnt SO much in the 3 hours Lynne was with us and it was definitely value for money. We have just had a phone call update to tweak a few bits we had forgotten and already life is easier. We changed Kia's food as well and she is a happy puppy and learning to accept the boundaries we are giving her....
Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire (Testimonial)
16th March 2020Lynn Prentice dealt with:
We have tried many training techniques in the past with our 6 dogs. (Ranging between the ages of 9 and 2), however the youngest seemed to be unhappy outside of the home (very reactive to dogs, bikes etc) Lynn was able to restore a calm household, she was able to point out behaviors that WE as humans did which was being detrimental to the pack. As a result we have had to make changes (which has been tough) but the results we are seeing outweigh the 'hardship' of not making too much of a fuss of our dogs. We have being working to find a balance.
Bedford, Bedfordshire (Testimonial)
20th February 2020Lynn Prentice dealt with:
We have a two year old saluki lurcher, Winnie, who is a bit of a handful - fearful of people, barks a lot in the home, virtually no recall outside, not amazing on the lead, and occasionally toilets indoors. She is devoted to me and my husband but it makes having guests round difficult as she can be very scared and noisy towards them. Lynn spent over 3 hours with us both inside the home and out in our local park. She gave us very practical advice and answered all our questions. We have another dog, a 5 year old lurcher, who is no bother at all and she helped us structure Winnie's day and home environment so both of them would benefit. Winnie had improved even by the end of this first visit and we are confident that if we stick to the plan, things will get even better. Thank you Lynn!
Watford, Hertfordshire (Testimonial)
6th February 2020Lynn Prentice dealt with:
From the moment Lynn entered my dwelling her confidence and professionalism gain total trust not just with my dog Candy but me as well. I have decided to have a professional with me to evaluate my methods of training as I have Belgian Malinois, and I wanted to make sure that I am on a right track with her rather than to allow her to get on bed behavior. Lynn, was brilliant from the moment she has seen Candy and with few adjustments at home, she was eager to take us out and show me how to correct issues I have had with leash and lead. I am happy to announce that after only a day my walks with Candy are much better and there is no tension on the lead. Long way to go and far from ideal but we are on the right track. I recommend every single dog owner even if you do not have issues with your young dog to have Lynn or anybody from Bark Busters to evaluate your approach. I guarantee that this would be better for you and your dog in the long run. After all, even experienced dog owners when they have a new dog can make few mistakes therefore professional input can be second to none.
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire (Testimonial)
5th February 2020Lynn Prentice dealt with:
Lynn has been a fantastic support for me. I have two (unrelated) puppies and need to get them trained and behaving well as soon as possible. At our first session Lynn explained about diet, behavior, leadership and we practiced a number of training methods, which I think continued. We spoke regularly on the phone after this so that I could provide updates, and on our most recent call I explained that one puppy was barking at everything and everyone when we were out. Lynn advised that she makes another house visit, which we arranged for a few days later. During this session we worked on some training and I even saw immediate results in the puppy's behaviour. It is great to know that Lynn is accessible and able to help me address anything before it becomes a real and long term issue.
St. Albans, Hertfordshire (Testimonial)