Bark Busters Des Moines Reviews

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277 Reviews ★★★★★(Average 4.91 out of 5)

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  • Thomas D.
    5 hours ago — Greater Des Moines, Iowa

    Photo of Daisy We have known Deb for a lot of years since she helped us with our Lab Retriever, Maggie Mae. So when we got a rescue dog named Daisy and had some concerns with going down stairs, nutrition and separation anxiety., we called Deb We,ve had one session a few weeks ago and with Debs help have made improvements.Deb is very easy to talk to, listened to our concerns We are very happy with the results Daisy is a beagle terrier mix 7 years old., She is training us and Daisy You can tell her heart is in it and she cares.

    • #Barking
    • #Hyperactivity
    • #Separation anxiety
    • #Other
  • Steven K.
    6 hours ago — Greater Des Moines, Iowa

    Photo of Frankie Frankie is our 1-year-old male Schipperke. They are a strong willed and very intense breed. We were experiencing some behavior issues with him, and I heard about Bark Busters at our veterinary office. I signed him up and Deb Boswell came out to our place in early February. She immediately got his attention and started showing us some of the training techniques they teach. We were quite surprised in how quickly he learned that he was not the boss anymore.
    Deb has made one other follow up visit, and we have her phone number if we have any questions or need further visits.
    He is making progress and are very satisfied with the Bark Busters program.

    • #Barking
    • #Jumping up
    • #Pulling
    • #Puppy management
  • Dantiana F.
    6 hours ago — Greater Des Moines, Iowa

    Photo of Ivy & Toby Deb is amazing! She listens to everything we have to say regarding our dogs’ behaviors. She goes out of her way to give us her resources and knowledge to help our dogs be their best selves. We’re so happy we have Deb as a trainer!

    • #Aggression
    • #Jumping up
    • #Pulling
  • Morgan H.
    8 months ago — Waukee, IA

    Deb was great to work with. We especially liked that her training methods weren’t treat based. She sets you and your dog up for success. After one training session with Deb, and some at home practicing, we’ve seen a huge improvement in our 3 year old Border Doodle. Highly recommend Deb with Bark Busters, you won’t regret it.

    • #Aggression
    • #Barking
    • #Other
  • Jennifer T.
    9 months ago — Des Moines, IA

    Photo of Doodle We have been working with Deb Boswell and are so happy with our progress and with Deb's work with us.
    Deb has been to our home and has given us suggestions about our house and yard. She has also given us tools to understand our labradoodle and help our 10 month old puppy understand who is really calling the shots and which of us is running this household.
    She has demonstrated the techniques and worked with us to practice them.
    She has advised us on nutrition and play toys.
    She is only a text message or phone call away and has been responsive to us.
    We look forward to continued work with Deb.

  • Bryan N.
    11 months ago — Altoona, IA

    Deb is great to work with and has been very thorough and responsive to my questions and issues with my two pups. Support remains ongoing as we work through behavioral issues, but I'm seeing some improvement already after just a few weeks.

    Bark Busters provides support for a variety of behavioral issues and also provides advice on things such as diet. As a result we have switched to higher quality dog food as it was potentially causing some of the underlying stressful behaviors.

    • #Barking
    • #Pulling
    • #Toileting
  • Annie S.
    12 months ago — Urbandale, IA

    Photo of Nomi My husband and I chose Bark Busters to help with our rescue pup a few years ago and we couldn’t be happier. When we first adopted our dog, Nomi, she was unsocialized and afraid of everything, including us. We did our best to get her comfortable in our home but after a few months of very slow progress we realized we needed help.
    After our first session with Deb, we saw a huge transition in our dog. She gave us the tools to help Nomi feel more confident which led to her being more social and less scared. After practicing what Deb taught us we were able to get Nomi on walks (something she was too scared to do before), learn basic commands and not be so scared of new people. After a few months of reinforcing the training Deb gave us, Nomi was a completely different dog! She’s so happy, loves to play, loves people and is such a good and sweet dog.
    We recently reached out to Deb because Nomi was getting aggressive towards other dogs while on walks. She came out to our house again and showed us how to work with Nomi to stop her aggressive behavior. After just a week of working with Nomi we’re already seeing a change. There is still work to do, but I am confident if we keep working with her she will stop the unwanted aggression.
    I would highly recommend Bark Busters to anyone who needs help with their dog. Deb is professional, patient and very good at explaining how to communicate with your dog.

    • #Aggression
    • #Pulling
    • #Other
  • Sarah K.
    14 months ago — Waukee, IA

    I was utterly impressed with the improvement in behavior in just one session. Deb is great and came prepared with information that would help each of our dogs individually (we have three) and helped us learn the skills we need to be the leaders of the pack

    • #Barking
    • #Jumping up
    • #Toileting
    • #Other
  • Patricia S.
    14 months ago — Johnston, IA

    Marlowe has shown tremendous improvement after just one lesson! I am looking forward to working more with Deb so I can help Marlowe reach his full potential. Deb's techniques and advice gave me an increased sense of confidence in my ability to guide Marlowe to success.

    • #Pulling
    • #Recall
  • Carrie S.
    14 months ago — Altoona, IA

    Photo of Reba Deb is the dog whisperer! I was about to rehome my fur baby as I wasn’t getting anywhere with training her. Deb came to my home and spent hours working with us and it has made a huge difference. My neighbors can’t believe how much better behaved my fur baby is and neither can I! Thank you so much Deb, you don’t know how much I appreciate your help and knowledge!! Carrie and Reba

    • #Aggression
    • #Barking
    • #Jumping up
    • #Recall
    • #Separation anxiety