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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 Morristown NJ, Parsippany, West Orange!
Welcome. I am Stephen Borgfield, your Bark Busters Dog Trainer and Dog Behavioral Therapist in Morristown. As far back as I can remember, I have always had a great affinity with animals of all kind. My childhood dogs were Heidi, a Dachshund and PeeWee, a Beagle they taught me so much about how loving and selfless animals can be.
I was at my happiest when I was around animals. I was a "city slicker" growing up in the mid-west but my fondest memories as a child is the time that I spent visiting friends who owned and operated a dairy farm. I just loved being around the animals, that was my passion. In the early 90's I started riding horses. After taking a riding class at Prospect Park in Brooklyn, NJ I became obsessed with them. During the next 8 or so years I owned three horses, Winston, an Appendix Quarter horse that had raced at Rio Doso New Mexico, an American Saddlebred named Bradley, and a Morgan named Limerick. I showed locally at school shows and at regional shows in New Jersey, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania, and almost always placed in the ribbons. But my real passion was for the training of horses, closely followed by dogs. I spent several years studying and applying horse training methods from classical dressage to "the cowboy way". I was particularly interested in the natural methods of training of John Lyons, Buck Brannaman, and my horse training hero, Pat Parelli. These trainers are the guys who put the phrase "Horse Whispering" on the map. "dog whisperers" and "cat whisperers" followed on their heels. The idea of using the unique psychology of the animal and communicating in a natural way that is intuitive to the animal rather than to the human was very appealing to me. So I began following these methods with my horses and as it turned out, I was very good at it. As one Irish-American mentor of mine (who has horse blood running in his veins!) put it, "Steve, you have what we call "it" with horses." "You are a natural with animals".
Because of my experience with horses and my love of dogs, it was only natural that I would seek out a similar approach to train my newly acquired Jack Russell puppy. My research led me to Bark Busters. The methods used by Bark Busters were very similar to those used by the horse guys, just tailored to the canine rather than equine mind. I was also searching at the time for a way to work with dogs full time, utilizing my unique talents with animals to help people with their unruly canines.
The Bark Busters method, developed in Australia some 40 years ago has the philosophy that was so in-tune with my own understanding about training animals, so I joined the company in 2003 as a behavioral therapist/trainer-since then I have trained hundreds of dogs and helped their owners to understand how to communicate with them in their own language. People say I'm the New Jersey Dog Whisperer but I think that I am more the 'canine communicator' able to help humans and dogs successfully communicate with each other. Many vets in recommend Bark Busters as they know we can get the results that dog owners need using our dog friendly, natural method and in the shortest possible time.
My achievements: High school and college years were taken up with music and education. Graduated with honors from high school. Graduated from University of North Texas with a bachelors and masters in Music.
My highlights with Bark Busters: 10 years-experience Achieved Master and Grand Master Trainer Status. Over 1000 dogs rehabilitated, trained and helped TV appearance on "The Pet Stop" with Brian Voynick. Feature article in the New Jersey Star Ledger focusing on a case of Separation Anxiety that I successfully rehabilitated and after 2 or 3 other Behaviorists had given up. Feature article in The Montclair Times. Ran a class for 2 years at a local shelter to teach volunteers to work with troubled dogs. Served as a training consultant for a New Jersey local shelter.
My current pets are: Wally, my Jack Russell, Jetti, a mini-poodle that I rescued and helped with aggression, and Cody, a Cavalier King Charles, they help me to help dogs every day.
What Makes Bark Busters Essex and Morris 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 Essex and Morris, 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.
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