meet your specialist trainers Sonja Warner
Dog Training & Behavioral Therapists for Raleigh, North Carolina
We love Bark Busters and Sonja Warner. Excellent first class. Could not believe the results in one session. Very informative. Never rushed, Sonja took her time and explained everything in detail. Was more than pleased with her attention to detail and observation of the puppies. Could not have been more pleased with our outcome. Can not wait for our next session.Vicki and Don B.September 12 2016
Best Dog Training in Raleigh!
Welcome to Bark Busters Home Dog Training of Greater Raleigh.
As a Bark Busters behavioral therapist and trainer, I'll work with you to overcome the challenges you are experiencing with your dog. Before becoming a trainer I worked as a Certified Veterinary Technician for 16 years in over five states at small local clinics, large progressive clinics and emergency centers. This extensive experience allowed me to see first-hand the range of behavioral challenges many dog owners face. Since becoming a Bark Busters dog trainer and therapist I've seen the dramatic changes our methods produce for modifying undesirable behavior, while also establishing basic obedience. My dog behavior training territory includes Wake Forest, Raleigh, Durham, Louisburg, Franklinton, Rolesville, Bunn, Knightdale, Creedmoor, Kittrell, Wendell, Youngsville, and Zebulon.
Humane, Non-physical Training Methods.
By teaching you a system of communication that your dog already knows based on canine communication and pack behavior, you will learn how to use your body language and vocal communication to obtain your dog's focus and respect, without pain or treats. You can then educate your dog on what behaviors are acceptable and which are not. Our methods are designed to enhance the human-dog relationship by developing a balance of trust, respect, and bond.
Efficient In-home Pet Training.
At a time convenient for your household, I will come to your home where experience has shown dogs learn more quickly, suffer less stress, and pay attention. After an assessment of your personal situation I will tailor the dog obedience training to address the issues most important to you, based upon the temperament and needs of your dog.
Guaranteed Lifetime Support.
Bark Busters believes in its methods so strongly that we offer Guaranteed Lifetime Support. Bark Busters will return, free of charge, to work with you if any new behavioral issues arise or you need a refresher course, for the lifetime of the dog. As a lifelong dog lover, I am excited to share my passion and commitment to improving dog's welfare using Bark Buster's proven and humane methods and I look forward to discussing how I can improve the relationship with your dog.
how we can help you and your dog
The Bark Busters Home Dog Training Methods helps solve dog behavior issues such as aggression towards people or other animals
- Cure embarrassing habits like barking, jumping up on people, scratching & whining at doors or inappropriate toileting.
- Create an obedient dog or puppy that will happily walk on the lead without tugging, sit or stay on command, and come immediately when called.
- Set off-limit areas for your dog.
- Reduce the stress of separation anxiety without the need for sedatives or drugs.
We teach you to communicate with your pet.
Blah, blah, blah, bad dog! blah blah. Do you think your dog isn't listening to you? Maybe you're simply not speaking his language. You may have heard of dog whisperer or dog listener techniques. The Bark Busters dog training method is based on the way dogs communicate with each other and how they learn from older, more important dogs in the pack. This is what makes our dog training unique and effective.
Why do we train in your home?
Your dog lives with a family, in a home. This is where he misbehaves most often so this is where training is most effective. Dogs learn by association. Bark Busters teaches your dog to listen in the home environment. If he does not listen at home, he will not listen outside your territory.
Training in your home is a one-on-one system without the distraction of other dogs or the stress of being sent away for training.
Of course, where you are experiencing problems outside the home such as pulling on the lead or dog aggression, we will set up controlled training situations in the park or wherever is most practical.