Live a Happier Life Together With Your Dog
Are you experiencing behavioral issues with your dog? Our dog-friendly training methods can help you overcome these issues quickly. We train in your home where you and your dog are most comfortable. With our efficient, results-oriented training program, you can achieve the communication and leadership you want with your dog.
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Common Dog Behavioral Issues We Address:
- Change in Address
- Focus & Listening
- Improving Confidence
- Leash Pulling
- New Baby Preparation
- Respecting Other Pets
- Running Away
- Separation Anxiety
- Sibling Rivalry – in House Tensions/ Fights
Not sure where your dog could use improvement? Take our free behavioral quiz today.
Best Dog Training in Greater Montgomery & Howard Counties, MD!
Welcome. I am Marsha Engel, your Bark Busters Dog Trainer and Dog Behavioral Therapist in Greater Montgomery and Howard Counties. I have worked with dogs all my life, and always wanted to spend my second career working as a dog behavior therapist in the area I grew up in, the Nation's capital. I apprenticed with several dog trainers before being introduced to Bark Busters Home Dog Training. I have a graduate degree in clinical psychology and helped change human behavior in my first career lasting over twenty years. I've volunteered since childhood with rescue, service, training, and shelter organizations, and am currently have two rescue dogs (plus a cat), along with taking care of foster dogs.
I became acquainted with Bark Busters in 2005 when a friend became a customer in another state and his dogs' problem behaviors immediately changed for the better. His attempts to explain the methods to me were confusing and I had to experience it for myself to understand. Ove the years I researched many different training methods and was most impressed with the natural dog-friendly system of Bark Busters! I am fortunate to be able to help improve the relationship between owners and dogs, working with the world's premier dog training company, and contributing toward making the families I work with happier ones.
Bark Busters was developed in Australia to be a natural dog friendly way to change behavior and reduce the number of dogs euthanized or surrendered to animal shelters. The success of this dog training methodology grew into the international company of Bark Busters that exists today, the world's largest in home dog training organization.
Why in-home dog training? Because dogs learn best when they can completely focus on the owner in a known environment that is quiet and free of distractions, and the dog's issues that are causing concern can be seen and addressed. A familiar environment where there's nothing competing for your dog's attention enables us to address the dog obedience issues very quickly. Most, if not all, clients to see results in their dog in the first 20 minutes!
Our dog training is based on communication, natural dog instincts, and engaging the mind. At Howard County Bark Busters we don't use harsh physical techniques or bribe with food to extort good behavior. We engage dogs to use their minds - communicating with them on a level that they understand, using the natural dynamics they understand of voice tones and clear body language.
The best part is --the reason we're able to offer our Life of the Dog Guarantee is because our dog obedience training techniques are proven! We have the knowledge and the skills to diagnose any dog, any age and any issue - even complicated canine behaviors. As we have trained well over 1 million dogs there's no issue we haven't worked with. Puppy training, basic dog training or advanced dog training methods, or all, are included with the Lifetime Guarantee.
What Makes Bark Busters Montgomery and Howard Counties Unique
Bark Busters is the worldwide leader of in-home dog training, helping over 1 million families and their dogs around the globe since 1989. We wholeheartedly believe in our methods and 30+ years of results. At Bark Busters Montgomery and Howard Counties, we clear up the miscommunication between dogs and humans at the root of many behavioral issues by teaching everyone to speak the same language – dog!
Our nurturing, dog-friendly approach teaches you, the pet parent, the same natural communication methods that dogs understand instinctively. Our efficient, results-oriented, training program prioritizes clear communication and leadership while addressing issues in the locations they occur.
This means faster, longer-lasting solutions for you and your dog.
Dogs learn best in a familiar, safe environment, free of outside distractions and disruptions. That’s why we come directly to your home, on your schedule to build an effective foundation for better behavior. We work first to build an effective foundation for better behavior. We teach you how to communicate with your dog. Dogs naturally live in families and look their family leaders for guidance, safety, and love. Most people don't know how to appeal to a dog's natural sense of leadership or communication. We teach you how to use friendly, canine leadership and to "speak dog" using your body language, voice tones, and timing so you and your dog communicate better! You will see results. You want to see a change in your dog’s behavior, preferably sooner rather than later.
Any Breed. Any Age. Any Issue. Get Started Today!
We customize our training sessions to achieve your specific goals and meet your dog’s unique needs. When you Learn to Speak Dog the Bark Busters Way, you get real results – and nurture positive relationships and lasting emotional bonds with your canine family member.
Bark Buster trainers conduct the one-on-one training in your home, without the distraction of other dogs or the stress of being sent away for dog obedience training at a kennel. After learning in your home, our behavioral therapist and trainer will work with you as needed outside and around real distractions, once you and your dog are ready.
Life of Dog Support Guarantee
Bark Busters Home Dog Training provides a Life of Dog Support Guarantee that 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.
We're here to help. From general dog training tips, to puppy toilet training best practices, to learning about various dog breeds we've worked with, Bark Busters offers our free tips and advice on common dog behavior problems and more.
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