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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Dog Training Services
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 Des Moines, IA!
Hello! My name is Deb Boswell your local Bark Busters Dog Trainer and Dog Behavioral Therapist in Des Moines/Central Iowa. I have owned Bark Busters of Greater Des Moines since October of 2007. I have a bachelors and master’s degrees in journalism. I followed my dream to help dog owners have a more rewarding relationship with their dog.
I am a Certified Professional Dog Trainer - Knowledge Assessed [CPDT-KA] that requires a specified experience level, recommendations from veterinarians and clients simply to be allowed to sit for a grueling 4-hour exam.
I have trained over 2,000 dogs the Bark Busters way on the local level and have helped fix every imaginable issue dog owners encounter. If you’re like me, your dog means the world to you. Maybe he’s 95% awesome but it’s that 5% that makes life a challenge. I can guide you to the dog of your dreams in the dog you already have!
Immediate results. What if I told you that most of my dog behavior clients see positive changes by the end of the first 2-3 hour lesson? It happens all the time! With minor tweaking on the home front, most clients are well on their way to a well-behaved dog in a matter of days. Whether you have an 8-week-old puppy or a 12-year-old Great Dane, I will solve your problems. Any age, any breed, any issue.
In-Home Dog Training. My whole-dog, natural approach is customized to the needs of each client and dog! Bark Busters trains in your home because that is where most of the problem behaviors happen – not in a classroom with 10 other dogs. All of the solutions that I give you are proven effective in real life situations. I love helping dog owners learn how to communicate and read their dog and seeing their amazement when the dog they felt was beyond help, begins to understand what their human wants. The once “stubborn” pup is suddenly responding and eager to please.
Customized program – your schedule, your goals, 100% focus on your dog. Uses a simple, efficient yet powerful method based on canine thinking and communication. All training is done in your home / neighborhood / location of the problem behavior with fast results. Free ongoing support for the life of your dog! The help you need doesn’t expire at the end of a set time or number of lessons. Help is always a phone call away!
Dog-friendly methods. Non-physical approach allows your dog to learn appropriate behavior in a positive way. No clicker or treat training or dominance. I coach you to train your dog. This training/growth process will enrich the bond between you and your dog(s). Bond, trust and respect are the foundation of a stable relationship and a happy, calm dog! The approach I teach you is “less is more”. You will learn how to make your dog feel secure in your decisions and, in seeing you as the decision-maker, your dog will start to be calmer. Bark Busters International was founded over 30 years ago in Australia and is now the largest in-home dog training company in the world. As such, each trainer is backed by the knowledge base of hundreds of fellow trainers.
What Makes Bark Busters Des Moines 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 Des Moines, 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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