Client Reviews and Testimonials

What Bark Busters clients have to say about our dog training services

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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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Fairfield | March 19 2013
I recently purchased a Doberman Pinscher puppy. At first,the dog was a handful and I felt overwhelmed with her behavior. I felt she was in need of some discipline so I called mike to come visit and meet Ava and tell me what he thought. It was the best decision I ever made! He came over and took the time to explain to me how the training process worked as well as the thought process of the puppy. After he explained it to me he then created scenarios that help address her behavior problems. We role played until I got comfortable with the exercises and he instructed me to practice a few minutes a day until he returned. I cannot believe how effective his training technique is! I started seeing improvements the first few hours I was working with her. I'm happy to say my puppy is listening to me much better and I highly recommend mike for any dog training. Great teacher! Permalink
Bridgeport | March 18 2013
Mike really does work wonders maybe even miracles! I have two golden retrievers ages 7 and 4, who I thought were completely untrainable. Mike introduced my family and I to the Bark Buster methods, which I can't thank him enough for! Once receiving a schedule I worked with both dogs for about a month and can see significant improvement. Therefore to everyone out there who has rambunctious, crazy dogs Mike is the trainer you. My dogs no longer beg for food, jump up on people or counters for that matter, and no more nuisance barking. The trick to this methods is constant training everyday on a schedule even if its for ten minutes a day. I am so pleased with the results that I needed to post my testimonial to let everyone know that there is no such thing as an untrainable dog, with these methods and Mike's help of course! Permalink
Joliet | March 18 2013
John was very thorough with all of the training techniques which were all very easy to understand. It was amazing to us that there were immediate results! John did a great job with Tanner and us. We do not believe in physical force to train animals. Bark Busters techniques are 100% safe for Tanner and we loved that! It was nice to have the dog trainer at our house, in our environment to teach us the techniques. It was also nice to have the one on one experience versus a group class. We would absolutely recommend Bark Busters. John was great! Seeing results in just a couple of hours was amazing. John showed us just how easy it is to train Tanner. We were a little worried before he came, but have all the confidence now that we have proven techniques to use. Permalink
Fremont | March 17 2013
I have only had one session with Gail, and already I feel like she's been my friends for years! My dog already showed improvement in the time frame of our first session, and by the next day, my dog had picked up on leave it, no jumping, stay and how I could make her calmer when visitors came over to distract her. I'm able to enjoy my dog more now because she can be in the house more than prior because of her jumping on everyone. My kids can love their dog, more than her being an annoyance like a annoying little sister. Gail is very thorough and goes over everything with you first and why dogs may do certain things. She has a lot of patience and is great at what she does. You can see her love for what she does and that she truly loves dogs and just wants you to know how to enjoy your dog better than it being difficult. She gave me her cell and said I can call her anytime even if I just had a question or a new issue arrived prior to our next appointment. I felt like I have my own on-call trainer. But because she taught me great tips, I haven't had to call her yet! :) I would recommend this for anyone with a dog even if there is just one little issue ... it's worth it, and you will see the results. As you can see, after our first appointment my son was able to lay with our dog in her side table crate without her knocking my son over or jumping all over him. Permalink
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Ken A Rochester, Michigan | March 17 2013
THE DIFFERENCE IN BOTH MY DOGS WITHIN JUST DAYS HAS BEEN A BLESSING IN MY HOUSEHOLD! The stress level has reduced abundantly. The results have continued to get better and better. The barking has decreased and no longer waking up my children. I look forward to having my dogs be obedient even in public areas and listening to every command without hesitation. Permalink
Bark Busters dealt with Aggression, Barking, Pulling, Separation anxiety
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Crest Hill | March 16 2013
We noticed immediate results/response from Izabel, the older of the two. It was quite impressive. It was wonderful to see the positive interaction between the two dogs. Permalink
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Schwenksville | March 15 2013
Jeri did a great job explaining. We've seen improvements in most areas. I would absolutely recommend Jeri to friends and family. Permalink
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E. Norriton | March 15 2013
I've already recommended Jeri! Wish there were more group classes available. Permalink
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Marco Island | March 15 2013
June and Colin were wonderful in training us and Girly Girl! They are dedicated and professional. :-) Permalink
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Woodburn | March 15 2013
Dick was patient, thorough, gave good demonstrations; loved the immediate feedback, love the explanation of why. We're still a work in progress but the results are already good. So far, everything seems effective and thoughtful. I loved working with Dick and he was so easy to understand and follow - a great teacher. He was very available when trouble spots hit! Permalink