what dog owners say about Tina Edwards
Dog Training & Behavioral Therapist
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I was not expecting great things but to my surprise Dylan has started to change his bad ways for the better. He is learning to be the kind of dog we want him to be. It's work in progress and he is doing it well.J.K., Maidstone, Kent (Testimonial)8th May 2018
We have a happier calmer dog with a constructive set of enjoyable exercises to share with her. Tina's passion for dog training shines through. The Bark Busters method has clicked with us and we are looking forward to working with her as our German Shepherd Maggie improves.V.B., Tunbridge Wells, Kent (Testimonial)16th December 2017
Excellent techniques that had immediate results.C.M., Canterbury, Kent (Testimonial)2nd August 2017
We found the session we had with Tina very useful. We would highly recommend Bark Busters to anyone having problems with their dog. Tina has worked wonders with Biscuit in only one session and we are really pleased we found Bark Busters.H.P., Sittingbourne, Kent (Testimonial)20th July 2017
We were so impressed, within two minutes of Tina arriving Alfies behaviour improved immensely. His problem mainly is jumping up at friends when they arrive and not leaving them alone for their whole visit.Consequently, we dont have many visitors ! Tina explained how to tackle the problem and had Alfie calm very quickly. Her instructions are very easy to follow and make alot of sense. Alfie is a rescue dog and has alot of issues but I am completely confident that with Tinas help we will succeed.A.H., wrotham heath, Kent (Testimonial)9th January 2016
2nd December 2018Tina Edwards dealt with:
This was a wonderful experience. I was quite nervous as I knew that despite all the reading I had done and my experience of behaviour modification I was doing lots of things wrong. Tina was very kind and patient and once she had explained the basic underlying principles everything made sense! She showed me the techniques and we had fabulous success even in the 3 hour session here. We had arranged for my friend and her two girls to come towards the end so we could practice and it was wonderful to see the girls happy that Ejla wasn’t jumping up and pawing them. We have done our first training already this morning and although the walking without pulling will take some work we have already made lots of progress. My neighbours were very curious as I walked around the close changing directions and doing figure of 8 and backwards leading etc. Thank you so much Tina and Barkbusters - you have literally changed our lives for the better!
What a lovely afternoon I had! This was a young labrador x, very large and strong. Extremely friendly, but had no idea that she was accidentally hurting people and scaring small dogs with her exuberant greetings! However, she loved to please and get praise and was quick to understand and learn the new games. I can't wait to see how they progress, she could easily become a field trial dog or obedience champion!!
Canterbury, Kent (Testimonial)
29th November 2018Tina Edwards dealt with:
Tina was so helpful with Archie’s problems of barking when friends come over, jumping up and general attention seeking. She was calm, professional and gently authoritative. She explained how I should deal with the problems in an understandable way and by the time we reached the end of the session Archie was putty in her hands. Clearly I was the one that needed the help and not him! I would definitely recommend Tina to anyone having problems with their dog.
Archie had decided to be the one deciding when and how people should give him constant attention and demanded it most of the time! He was such a quick learner, loved the new games where the humans in his life showed him a new way to behave and will practice until it's become his new habit! Lovely dog, committed owners, he'll be a very happy contented relaxed boy.
Tunbridge Wells, Kent (Testimonial)
25th November 2018Tina Edwards dealt with:
Excellent! bespoke training to help our dog.
Having added a rescue to dog, another Lurcher, help was needed as she had very little focus on her owners, especially when out on lead, pulling like crazy and sometimes disappearing when off lead to go hunting! We devised some slimple games to start the process of helping her to focus and made them fun with lots of fuss and reward giving her the encouragement she needs.
TN12 7LR, Kent (Testimonial)
6th October 2018Tina Edwards dealt with:
Tina spent over 3 hours with us and our dogs biggins and asti, firstly talking through what we wanted for ourselves and for them to get out of the training. Tina then showed us some techniques and practices we can use to iron out the issues we had, i can honestly say it has been 5 days since our first session and we have already seen an improvement. We will continue to work on the training plan that Tina wrote up for us and will no doubt see more improvement. Tina also spoke to us about diet, games to play and general ways to help keep them entertained. It was a pleasure having Tina help us with us and our dogs and we are looking forward to having 2 very happy dogs in the house.
Two lovely dogs with lovely owners wanting the best for their dogs and to enjoy them to the full. Lovely to hear that they are working hard with the training!
High Halden, Ashford, Kent (Testimonial)
2nd October 2018Tina Edwards dealt with:
Tina was very helpful and knowledgeable. Rosie is already much calmer and responsive. Everything Tina observed and drew to my attention was spot-on. Excellent training session for Rosie and, more particularly, for me!
Little Rosie was a great pupil and loved all the games we put in place for daily practice to teach her a new way to behave and to control her impulse to react to other dogs.
Sevenoaks, Kent (Testimonial)
28th September 2018Tina Edwards dealt with:
This session was marvellous. We learnt so much, and putting it into practice has had great results. Tina is a lovely lady and so knowledgeable. She promoted our confidence and we would absolutely recommend her. Worth every penny
A lovely rescue dog who was getting her feet too far under the table! Delightful and gentle natured dog and so willing to learn and please her lovely owners. A little Separation Anxiety was apparent and we put in place some exercises to get her used to separating from family members. Recall needed a little work as did lead walking, but she's well on her way now!
Borough Green, Kent (Testimonial)
20th September 2018Tina Edwards dealt with:
Excellent training. Improvements already
Reggie was a rather over exuberant young boy, jumping up and barking at everything and pulling on the lead. We worked on all those issues with specially devised games that he loved, but in the process teaching him his lovely owner wanted him to behave.
Rochester, Kent (Testimonial)
16th August 2018Tina Edwards dealt with:
A big thank you again from Max, Chris, Jessica and I! Max has completed a spectacular holiday to Lulworth Cove, Dorset. He has behaved amazingly and been very relaxed around the other dogs and people on the beach and even said hello to a few! So different to the despair we were in last year.
Sittingbourne, Kent (Testimonial)
11th August 2018Tina Edwards dealt with:
Tina was fantastic and I could not believe the response from Leo. Everything was explained really well and I was able to see Tina in action so could understand how I should use my body language and voice. We are working on the lessons everyday and are seeing results in some areas, but think that it will take several weeks or months for Leo to learn not to be distracted and to look to me for responses. Thank you so much Tina for all your help and I will contact you when I feel we are at the stage to go for a walk and to get in the car.
Leo is a young, but large breed dog who will take time to mature. He is a cuddly boy, but too enthusiastic in his wish to greet other dogs and people, and because of his size he can worry other owners. He certainly only want to greet and play but needs to learn impulse control and look to his owners for decisions. He is now on the way and I can't wait to see his progress for myself.
Ashford, Kent (Testimonial)
22nd July 2018Tina Edwards dealt with:
It was on my to do list to email you !
Omg ... we haven’t looked back since you came and ‘sorted’ Major for us ! He’s got better and better and now it’s other dogs behaving badly and not him !!!
We can all take him out separately and there is no anxiety.. all I can say is thank you so very much
Just over a month since I first saw Major, a large strong GSD, who was trying to be too much of a guard dog! His humans learned to "speak dog" and started to relax and let them make decisions. Consistent daily work has given this family a dog that they can now truly enjoy.
Ashford, Kent (Testimonial)