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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Lori & Tom O Aurora, IL | April 11 2015
Marvin is a English cream golden retriever. He just turned 1 and is very energetic. We wanted to control his jumping, nipping when letting us know when he wanted to play. We tried everything from whistles to jars with small change. Nothing seemed to work. Finally, a friend at work told me about Bark Busters and I called Connie. She came to our house and taught us new skills to temper his behavior. It has now been two weeks and Marvin is doing great. We went from not liking our pup to loving him again. I can now wear short sleeve shirts as I was bruised from his nipping. The jumping and nipping has ceased for the last two weeks! I would recommend Connie to anyone who has a behavior issue with their dog. Permalink
Bark Busters dealt with Aggression, Hyperactivity, Jumping up, Puppy management
Trainer note from Connie : I was happy to teach Marvin's owners how to speak dog. They so wanted that happy calm puppy and their efforts showed on one visit. When your dog knows what you want they are happy to follow your rules. Great Job!
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Rich W Lockport, Illinois | April 11 2015
Very good instructions. I saw results almost immediately. Our dog trainer John Sullivan was excellent. Permalink
Bark Busters dealt with Barking, Hyperactivity, Other, Pulling, Recall, Toileting
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Alicia S Audubon, Pennsylvania | April 11 2015
Felt very comfortable with Jeri. She gave us a training program tailored specifically to the needs of our 3 year old rescue and the issues we were having. Permalink
Bark Busters dealt with Aggression, Jumping up, Pulling
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Robert and Dianna K Seymour, Connecticut | April 10 2015
We were very HAPPY with Richard. He is a very patient man. It is nice to be able to train our dog without using treats, you know he is learning our commands and not because there is a treat waiting for him. We have a long way to go yet, we have been doing inside training the past few day, and he is coming along nicely. Looking forward to being able to train him for his walks. Permalink
Bark Busters dealt with Barking, Digging, Hyperactivity, Jumping up, Pulling
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Mike W Crest Hill, Illinois | April 10 2015
I was amazed at how fast Buddy responded to the training. Every one of my concerns was addressed and are well on their way to being corrected. I continue to do with him the things that John showed me and I see more results already every time we go through our paces. I only wish I would've done this a long time ago. Buddy is 5 1/2 years old and showing he is never too old to learn. Permalink
Bark Busters dealt with Barking, Hyperactivity, Jumping up, Other, Pulling, Puppy management, Recall, Separation anxiety
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James and Beth H Palm Harbor, Florida | April 10 2015
We have a long road ahead of us - our dog is still a puppy and she will continue to grow and change. So far we are pleased with the training. The success of the training really depends on my husband and me. We need to be consistent with the methods. Honestly, it is a bit tiring, but that's to be expected. We look forward to having a dog that is well behaved and enjoyable to be around. She is a part of our family and we want to make sure that she well taken care of! :) Permalink
Bark Busters dealt with Jumping up, Pulling, Puppy management, Recall
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Melanie T Sugar Land, Texas | April 10 2015
Great job getting a quick result with barking & people entering our home. Would be great if we had time to practice other scenarios more as well. Thanks so much! Permalink
Bark Busters dealt with Aggression, Barking, Pulling, Recall
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Doug P San Antonio, Texas | April 10 2015
Phyllis presented information in a clear & concise manner. She was very helpful with training my dogs. Phyllis has a wealth of experience as both a trainer and an owner. Permalink
Bark Busters dealt with Barking, Chewing, Hyperactivity
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Susan Quade Q Milford, Michigan | April 10 2015
Yes, yes, yes. Excellent scores in every category. Most techniques are simple and the results are immediate. I thought Maril did a great job. Both of my dogs are responding well and one wasn’t even in the training session. We need to practice more so we continue to be successful. Permalink
Bark Busters dealt with Aggression, Barking, Jumping up, Other, Pulling
Trainer note from Maril and Bob : I'm so pleased that the changes you made helped Oliver too!
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Bailey Z Waxhaw, North Carolina | April 09 2015
We couldn't be happier with the changes we have seen in our dog immediately following even our first lesson. We have a very good dog, but Christie helped us to address some issues that were causing stress for us and for our dog. I thought they were just normal things that you had to deal with when having a dog, but amazingly now having people come to the door and come into our house is not a stressful experience because she no longer barks at and jumps all over everyone. She is so much calmer and seems so much happier in general which makes everything more peaceful and makes boundaries easier to set. Christie was extremely helpful in working with us to achieve exactly what works best for our family and we saw immediate changes in our dog that we never knew were possible. She addressed all of our questions and concerns and has been there for us whenever we need. We are so thrilled that we called Bark Busters and wish we hadn't waited so long- everyone is amazed at the dramatic changes! Permalink
Bark Busters dealt with Barking