what our clients say about Scott Beckman
Dog Training & Behavioral Therapist
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Just wanted to take a moment to send you a note of thanks. We haven't seen you in about 4 months, but wanted you to know what a huge impact you have had on us and helping to train our dog, Bentley! Bentley is a new dog these days. His leash aggression is about 85% gone... the other 15% is still a work in progress. He does have some instances that catch us off guard sometimes when a dog is being aggressively forward with him, but he is quick to correct. Water bombs are still our go to when needed as he reacts very well to them. We still use them whenever we visit a new place to help put him in a submissive state when needed. We can literally just show him that we have one in our backpack and we won't even need to use it. We have been working really hard with him over the last 6 months and have seen SUCH a difference! We have enjoyed a lot of family outings and hikes in the past several months with the cooler weather... many of which have been in VERY close proximity to many different types of dogs and he's done great! However, most of the time, corrections are not needed these days and we are so thankful to you for that. Bentley is very obedient, comes when he is called, and is getting over his shyness is public little by little. He almost always looks us in the eye now when he senses something off and reacts well to whatever we tell him to do. Yesterday, we were out and about a lot in this beautiful weather. We visited a nursery to get some new plants for our backyard and everyone there was complimenting how well trained and behaved his was. He even let the store owner give him a scratch down. His ears were perked and happy almost the whole time we were there... much different than his typical ears back, low walk, scardy-cat posture he usually puts off. Then we headed over to Lowe's to pick up a few more things in the outdoor section for our backyard, and again, so many compliments. He even saw a dog there and had absolutely no reaction to it because he looked at us and we told him to leave it. Amazing. The cashier was complementing him so much and it just made me realize how grateful we are for you. I needed to tell you. It hasn't been an easy road with this one, but we put in the hard work and listened to the guidelines that you taught us, and it has all paid off. Thank you for being so patient with him, and with us. =) THANK YOU for what you do! We couldn't have done it without you! We are planning on getting a puppy friend for him next summer, so I'm sure we will be calling you then. =) Until then, thanks again for everything! We appreciate you! You have made such a difference in our lives! Warmly, Kristyn & Aaron G.Kristyn G., Santa Clarita, CaliforniaFebruary 21 2016
Scott is AMAZING! I called him because my 5 year old aussie was turning into an aggressive brat with my friends and some of my family and not listening at all! After just one session with Scott my dog (Scout) was no longer barking at the door or at people coming over and now he even accepts belly rubs from my friends. Seriously, Scott is fantastic! I really can't thank him enough for giving me my puppy back :)Nichole K., Santa Clarita, CaliforniaAugust 28 2014
My eight-year-old rescue Roxy had some separation issues, would rush the front door and occasionally leap at other dogs on the walk. I interviewed another well-known training service, but went with Scott because he wanted to meet her in my home before deciding on a course of action. Scott's suggestions worked very well and people remark on what a well behaved dog I have. As a bonus, Roxy seemed happier and more bonded after our homework sessions than before. Money well spent! A+Chris B., Santa Clarita, CaliforniaAugust 19 2014
We contacted Bark Busters when we had had enough of our one year old Labrador retriever jumping, taking US on walks and being overly aggressive with people and other dogs. Scott was quick to respond to our inquiry and we are so grateful he did! His knowledge in dogs and training is beyond words. The dog he was introduced to at our first private session was not the same dog he left us with, just one hour later! With Scott's notes and guidance, we continue to see great change in Tinkerbell. We finally have the dog we've always wanted and we are just two sessions in! Best investment ever! You won't be disappointed!Nadia B., Castaic, CaliforniaApril 3 2014
our dog never came to us when called, was horrible on the leash and barked at every leaf that flew by...Scott came into our life and gave us his intro..My wife and I laughed at him while he told us how he could help because everything we did with her for the last 2 years never worked..The cost was reasonable and I seriously laughed at him while I gave him the check because I thought it was way to good to be true!! On the bible within 10 minutes of his training she was already 65 percent better, and know after 3 visits she is almost a PERFECT dog..When walking on a leash she like a show dog now , her barking is now to a minimal(only when a stranger is near) and she comes when called no matter what shes doing!! Thanks Scott truly a miracle trainer..Cory A., Newhall, CaliforniaAugust 23 2013
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Our world is quickly changing from a stressful environment to a serene and happy household. We've seen instant results and are totally impressed with the whole process.
Scott gave a great first impression and presentation. He's fantastic with the dogs and very patient with the owners.
We are excited, relieved and confident. I never thought we could conquer the dog aggression and wild barking fits . My fear of Loose dogs is subsiding and my confidence is much stronger. I'm learning to be the leader and it's making for very happy dogs and a very happy owner.
I can't give enough positive praise for Scott and his Bark Buster methods.
Joanie & Brian
June 16 2010
Scott is truly an amazing trainer. He came to our home, and in less than a month, our dog Bailey did a complete, 100% turnaround. He started listening to us and walking on a leash, rather than pulling us, and now has the ability to get along with our new puppy. At times, we just can't believe the changes that have occurred since we hired Scott. He is truly an asset to Bark Busters. We will continue to highly recommend him to anyone we know that may be in need of an excellent dog trainer.
August 28 2009
Scott from Bark Busters made our lives so much more peaceful. He is easy to understand, patient and reliable. The best part is, the results are immediate. I recommend Bark Busters to everyone with a Dog. The results are AMAZING to say the least. We appreciate you making us better owners and pack leaders. THANKS SCOTT!!!!
November 3 2008
My 100-lb dog is strong willed, stubborn and hard to handle. When I called Scott Beckman, I was desperate for help. Grizzly needed leash training and socialization. After Scott explained how the pack works, it was easy to see I needed help with my pack leader skills. Though it took a bit longer than most, Grizzly and I are now on our own, and I couldn't be more grateful to Scott. I can take my dog out on the leash and not fight him to get him back in the house. I've learned how to minimize his tendency to pull and we've actually made some new friends at the park. Grizzly loves other dogs, yet for 2½ years I thought he would tear them up. I learned a lot from Scott, and it's good to know he is a phone call away should I need him. This dog is so strong willed even Scott was challenged on how to get him in the house when he plopped himself on the ground. It took less than 1/2 hour to teach Grizzly that I was the boss and when it's time to come in, he is to come in. I am getting exercise 2-3 times a day and Grizzly is able to expend lots of energy. Thank you, Scott!
February 1 2008
Would you recommend Bark Busters? "Absolutely 100%! Our dog is so much more pleasurable to be around and she sleeps better too! Nothing but Happy Tails!!"
September 11 2007
Bark Busters is not only a great way to train a dog, but a great way to help the owner understand how a dog thinks. The training works quickly but consistency is a must. I would(and have) recommend Bark Busters to anyone who thinks they have a "problem" dog.
February 23 2007
Lucy responded well and almost immediately to the training.
February 23 2007
I wish I'd know about this dog training method sooner! Scott makes it easy to understand why the dogs behave the way they behave.
February 23 2007
The techniques helped my dog tremondously. He responds well to the dog training and is developing better habits due to them.
Canyon Country, CA
February 23 2007
Would I recommend Bark Busters to my friends and neighbors? Absolutely because of the immediate results.