Home Dog Training in Middle Tennessee: Brentwood, Murfreesboro & Franklin

Karen Montalvo

Expert Dog Trainer, Karen Montalvo

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The Bark Busters worldwide home dog training service guarantee is unique in the industry. It is designed to help owners resolve their dog's behavior and obedience problems and to provide customers with the satisfaction of ongoing support and peace of mind. Find out more

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Meet Your Trainer Karen Montalvo
Servicing: Antioch, Arrington, Bon Aqua, Brentwood, Burns, Christiana, College Grove, Eagleville, Fairview, Franklin, Kingston Springs, La Vergne, Lyles, Murfreesboro, Nashville, Nolensville, Rockvale, Smyrna, Spring Hill, Thompsons Station, White Bluff

Got A Baaaad Dog?

If you have an unruly dog and want some peace in your household then Bark Busters is your solution! What sets Bark Busters above the other training methods is its humane, simple to learn, and long lasting system. It’s not just making your dog ‘do’ something; it’s allowing your dog to become an enjoyable part of the pack and learning how to be well behaved.

Our Dog Training & Puppy Training Services

  • Are you having a hard time with an AGGRESSIVE dog or dogs that BITE?
  • Are you tired of your dog JUMPING and BARKING at everyone who comes through your front door
  • Struggling with your dog LUNGING on their LEASH at everything that moves while you are on a walk?
  • Or are you worried about how ANXIOUS, WHINY, and DESTRUCTIVE your furry friend gets every time you are SEPARATED rom each other?

If so, contact us today so that we can help bring HARMONY back to your lives.

We help resolve the most challenging dog behavior issues and address obedience and nuisance issues, such as:

  • aggression
  • barking
  • destruction
  • digging
  • jumping
  • leash pulling
  • separation anxiety
  • sibling rivalry
  • territory marking
  • whining
  • and more!

We also teach basic dog obedience and puppy training/management. 

Fundamentals of Bark Busters

I love that teaching each of my clients how to better communicate and understand dog language transforms their relationship with their pet. Teaching and learning in their environment is critical also. After all, that "where it's happening" for all of them. It is so rewarding to see the dogs respond and the owners learning how to communicate more effectively with their dog. Several years ago Miss Jane declared, "If they can work on Charley, they can work on any dog!" And that is very true with Bark Busters.

Through the years, I have experienced all kinds, sizes, breeds, and personalities of dogs and every one of them has responded to Bark Busters’ humane technique. After my initial visit there is always a noticeable difference in their dog’s behavior. Several years ago, Ms. Benita said, “Karen was very patient and took the time to practice with us.” I am building a relationship with each of my clients and their dog. It is so important that I make it clear what they need to know to be able to convert their unruly pet to become an integral part of their family.

I especially feel rewarded when a client of mine calls after training and asks me for do a refresher or they have a problem behavior that needs ‘nipping-in-the-bud’. I am their support from the very beginning. Life throws us curve balls and dogs are affected by changes in our lives, so I’m there to help transitions.

I also realize that a dog can be the ‘undoing’ of a family, relationship or marriage! There is no reason for that to happen when Bark Busters is there to help. Often times owners think their dog is exhibiting strange behavior, when in fact, they are acting just like a canine! I am there to help everyone understand what is expected as a member of the human-dog family and what their position is in that family dynamic.

I am honoured that a client of mine told me, “Karen taught me what it meant to be a real dog owner. She was so great.” That’s what it’s all about for me!


So, what’s in it for you?


A dog that doesn’t drive you bonkers or one you want to surrender to the animal shelter, that’s what!

If your dog is displaying bad behavior such as property destruction, barking incessantly, toileting in the house, making your back yard look like a war zone or answering the door when visitors come, CALL BARK BUSTERS!  I'm here to help you! 

Contact me today and live a happier life together with your dog!

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