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Dog Owners Reviews

It works! After a clear explanation that makes total sense of how the process works, it works. In one training session, I took my dog for a walk, and it was the first time it was a pleasure.
Dorothy K., Highland, New York 5th October 2015


Previous trainers I had had just used treats to get the dogs to sit and stay. So many treats were used I was worried about my pups gaining weight. Barbara gave me 3 essential tools to use and they have changed out lives with our dogs to a more enjoyable and positive experience. Truthfully, it was an overnight change, at least for us. She also explained the progression of the basic commands and how they will benefit in future situations. This was something that had never been explained to me in the past. I thank you, Barbara, for helping us create a peaceful home with our two furry friends - Piccola and Lexi!
Marla L., Hopewell Junction, New York 10th September 2015


The training tech niques were very easy to follow and very informative. The results of the training were very effective and had noticeable results. Barbara was awesome! Chief loved her too! The value of the training where the problems happen in and around the home and knowing exactly what to do to achieve the desired result from Chief were the things I needed. I feel armed with the knowledge I needed to get the results I saw.
Chris C., Pleasant Vally, New York 9th September 2015


I was shocked at how quickly everything started to work. The training experience was more enjoyable than I thought if would be. Great learning experience! I felt this was a very kind and safe approach to training, very unlike other trainers I have had. Barbara was wonderful. I truly enjoyed our session and am looking forward to our next meeting.
Victoria D., Hyde Park, New York 3rd September 2015


In five minutes our energetic terrier calmed down more than he ever has with other strangers. We will recommend Bark Busters to anyone for the simple, effective training methods.
Deborah Z., Dove Plains, New York 31st August 2015


The training was very informative and thorough. I noticed results by the end of the first lesson.
Melissa B., Beacon, New York 31st July 2015


Very clear and helpful explanation and discussion of the techniques.Saw differences in both dogs and was impressed with the initial changes. We liked the techniques and non-judgemental discussion and training.
Kelsey D., Kingston, New York 22nd July 2015


We were pleasantly shocked at the way our dogs responded and definitely saw results. The techniques make so munch sense. We are very happy with the techniques and look forward to future sessions.
Jodi H., Kingston, New York 15th July 2015


My dog Bailey has a lot of issues being she is a rescue. She was abused as a puppy and as a result has fear aggression and very disobedient. I was at my wits end trying to keep her under control. I contacted Barbara at Bark Busters and she gave me the tools and monitored my progress along the way. As a result Bailey is much more manageable, seems more content, she listens to me and I am truly thankful for all Barbara's expertise. O
Lorie N., Pine Plains, New York 23rd June 2015


Barbara is doing a phenomenal job with my 2 Jack Russell terriers. This breed is not the easiest to train, although they are highly intelligent. Barbara is calm, patient, and persistent with my 2 JRTs. She demonstrates a wealth of training and canine behavioral knowledge. Barbara and BarkBusters are a winning combination.
Dr. Beth S., Highland, New York 22nd June 2015


Everything was explained very well and I observed noticeable results by the end of the first lesson. I will recommend this training to my friend.
Lori H., Poughkeepsie, New York 15th May 2015


The therapist explained everything from start to finish. Surprisingly, I saw results by the end of the training! I found the training experience interesting and enjoyable. I would recommend Bark Busters because they don't use treats or harsh methods. The trainer was very personable and full of information.
Katina P., Hyde Park, New York 1st May 2015


The training techniques were very easy to understand and start using. Barbara was positive and helpful. The dogs were alert and responsive, and they seemed more relaxed the next day- learning to be dogs and not pack leaders. I'm very pleased with my purchase of the lessons.
Natalie C., Wappingers Falls, New York 19th April 2015


We were very impressed with Bark Busters' approach and philosophy to training dogs. Barbara did an excellent job translating the philosophy into action. She was knowledgable, patient and caring. I would recommend Barbar and Bark Busters wholeheartedly.
Nancy C., Poughkeepsie, New York 23rd March 2015


Our first lesson was very informative and I found the information easy to understand. Our therapist was extremely knowlegable and was able to demonstrate each technique until I understood. Overall, I think we had a very successful first lesson and am looking forward to more lessons in the year to come.
Jennifer M., Walsen, New York 3rd February 2015


First meeting was very informational and along the lines of how we wanted to raise our dog. We were happy to get on hand training and some seen progress and look forward to the continued hands on training.
Sean H., Wappingers Falls, New York 1st February 2015


I have needed help for a long time and I finally feel that I have it. Barbara was wonderful and I am very excited for the next visit!
Leanne S., Saugerties, New York 24th January 2015


Barbara did a great job explaining everything to us during the first session. I have noticed a huge change in Jaxx's behavior after just one session.
Amanda M., Hyde Park, New York 20th January 2015


Barbara was excellent with my two Jack Russells, and with a moderate amount of training we'll see how much more they will improve. I rate the overall training experience as a "5", and the overall value for my money also as a "5".
Beth S., Highland, New York 20th January 2015


It was a great learning experience all the way around. Very effective! We will learn to address the digging and chewing as we progress.
Barbara R., Hyde Park, New York 18th January 2015




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