what our clients say about Nelson & Lisa Neyer
Dog Training & Behavioral Therapist
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What our Clients are saying about us
Lisa and Nelson were fantastic!! They were so positive and friendly! They made me feel at ease that my dogs would be trained! I was 7 months pregnant with my first child and I wanted to make sure my dogs were behaved and ready! They came to my home and We practiced walking the dogs with the stroller and worked on skills such as not approaching the door when the bell rings or visitors arrive. My dogs definitely improved and remember their training from Barkbusters! Thanks Lisa and Nelson!! I know Gunner and Roxy enjoyed their training too!Kristin T., San Clemente, CaliforniaMarch 5 2014
Bark Busters were friendly and professional, providing great care and insight into the behaviors of my highly energetic white standard poodle. I would recommend them to anyone. Asta's issues were high speed running throughout the house, jumping on people, barking, and marking territory in our living room. Lisa and Nelson Neyer helped teach me to manage these behaviors, and now my little guy is sitting and listening, and appears to be less anxious. Money well spent!Pamela K., Corona del Mar, CaliforniaJuly 9 2013
2 Huskies are now getting along! NO FIGHTS and no more vet visits!Maria, Coto de CazaNovember 9 2009
Issues with snapping--gave great solutions for this. They were wonderful and patient! We were happy to meet Nelson and Lisa, as they honored our Lifetime Contract we had started with another Bark Buster!Johanna, Laguna HillsApril 24 2009
Belle was very out of control with barking, digging and just not listening. Now she listens, obeys, and is enjoyable to be around!Chris and Katie, Ladera RanchOctober 2 2008
January 12 2018Nelson & Lisa Neyer dealt with:
We had a great experience with Lisa using the BarkBusters dog training system. We actually started training with her in 2009 and have successfully used the behavioral training methods she taught us all these years!
We now have a new puppy and I am so thankful to Lisa that she has remained a trainer with BarkBusters! After several years, I was excited to connect with her again for training aids. She definitely has stood by her lifetime training guarantee!
I would highly recommend working with Lisa for dog behavioral training. The BarkBusters method really works!
I'm so glad that you called me to help you with the puppy Laney, and that Farah is still the best behaved Pibble beyond your dreams!
Dana Point, California
January 9 2018Nelson & Lisa Neyer dealt with:
Lisa and Nelson changed our lives! Within fifteen minutes of first meeting them, our little dog, Buddy, was sitting patiently by the front door (instead of charging it when the doorbell rang), walking in a straight line (instead of wandering all over the sidewalk) and waiting patiently to be invited up on the sofa (instead of assuming the entire house was his castle). I am still smacking my forehead about the changes they were able to institute so quickly. They trained our family almost four years ago and I am still giving out their Bark Busters business card to my neighbors and friends. Our lives have been immeasurably changed for the better because they taught us how to be the pack leader in our sweet dog's life. Now, we are amused when we are out and about because we can spot a Bark Buster's trained owner and dog a mile away. We are still grateful, years later . . .
Corona del Mar, California
October 15 2017Nelson & Lisa Neyer dealt with:
Thomas is doing fabulous! No barking at door and no chasing us down upon departure this morning.
No jumping on couch to greet people and no jumping on us either.
He sat and stayed for a few more feet for me. 👍🙏
Smart dog+Smart owners= Happy Family!
Laguna Niguel, California
July 3 2017Nelson & Lisa Neyer dealt with:
We highly recommend Bark Busters, in particular, Lisa our trainer, she listened to our experiences and explained how she planned to help us with PACO, our 6 year old Tibetan Spaniel.
He was a rescue and not good out and about with other people or other dogs. He was also very food driven and stubborn as can be lol!
Lisa help us understand how to be the Alpha's in the family, this in turn has help PACO understand he doesn't have to attack everything that moves and we are in control of the situation.
Lisa's training schedule covered these issues and trained us as much as PACO, she even brought new collars, harness, leashes and even toys to help us figure out what as best for our dog.
We have all come along in leaps and bounds, he's much calmer on walks and it's a now a pleasure to take him out, we don't have to worry about him pulling and almost choking himself now either.
If you have a dog in the family that needs a little help, try bark busters, we're delighted with the results.
And I was delighted in the results, also! Paco, with Phil & Georgia in charge, humanely I might add, is a different dog! Paco's stress and anxiety are relieved enough, that his skin issues are also resolving!
Thank you for using Bark Busters SOC!
Newport Beach, California
January 10 2017Nelson & Lisa Neyer dealt with:
I love Lisa, she helped train my dog Humphrey who had barking and aggression problems. She was very fun and easy to understand. :)
Both you and Humphrey were great students!Following the exercises given for homework did the trick!
Lake Forest, California
December 24 2015Nelson & Lisa Neyer dealt with:
Thanks for your help this year. Chewy Puppy is getting better each month.
San Clemente, California
November 8 2015Nelson & Lisa Neyer dealt with:
My dog Hercules was trained by Lisa and she was excellent. She gave us very good tips on how to train our pooch and was always available when we had questions. She is very compassionate towards animals which was very important to my husband and I since so many trainers out there use violent tactics. Hercules now knows we are in charge and has stopped going to the bathroom inside and barking at my husband. Lisa really trained my husband and I more than our dog. We obtained useful tips that we use daily to keep Hercules inline, and she provided us with insight as to what Hercules was thinking and feeling. Hercules is a 10yr old Maltipoo and picked up all the lessons very well. Who said an old dog cant learn new tricks?? Lisa rocks!!
Aliso Viejo, California
September 21 2015Nelson & Lisa Neyer dealt with:
Thanks for all your help in getting started with our Golden Retriever puppy.
It really made a difference!
Newport Beach, California
May 29 2015Nelson & Lisa Neyer dealt with:
The dogs have barked only 2 times in the last 24 hours since you left!
Now my neighbor will stop complaining!
San Juan Capistrano, California
February 15 2015Nelson & Lisa Neyer dealt with:
This is just a quick follow-up to my Standard Poodle beginning to mark his territory in our entryway when I relocated a new potted plant there. Why the plant I have no idea but I would no sooner clean up his nasty puddle and there it would appear again!
I am dog-sitting my daughter's Standard Poodle as well, but have had the visitor for a year now so this plant thing was just annoying.
I tried everything, and he just wasn't getting it!
Lisa suggested I stop the scolding and place the food or water bowl at the spot. What a great idea! I'd rather live with a water bowl in my entry than a yellow puddle. It worked like a charm. No spotting on their water bowl!!
Thank you Lisa!