We decided to call Bark Busters because we had no recall with Marley whenever he saw another dog. He ran into busy Toronto streets more than once and finally we realized that we either GET PROPER HELP NOW or he would eventually get hit by a car!
We tried other training techniques prior to Bark Busters. We hired a private trainer when we were new puppy owners, but did not apply the tools we used. We watched many doggie training shows and tried applying some of those principals ourselves, but without much success.Read more
Guest bloggers Marco and Alana Niederegger share a recent story on a joggers mishap during her run...
Last Sunday morning at about 8:15 there was a tentative knock on our front door. I opened it to find a woman who was noticeably shaken by a dog bite. She was in the middle of her weekly run when two dogs charged her and one of them bit her in the leg.Read more
So, you ask, how does someone with a background in acute psychiatry who also has a Masters of Science in Health, become a dog trainer?
I’m not really a dog trainer at all. It’s ALL about teaching humans to communicate with their dogs in a language that dogs understand. That makes me more of a teacher.Read more
Hello fellow dog lovers, my name is Tim Girouard and I am the Bark Buster Dog Trainer for Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge, Guelph, Stratford, Brantford, Paris and surrounding areas.Read more
This post is a letter written by a Bark Busters client, Tina Kehl from Hamilton, ON regarding her experience training her newly adopted dog.
Often the idea of travelling with pets can be a daunting one. How can we see the sights? Will I be able to take my dog the places I want to go? Will we be able to find a hotel? There are all valid concerns and ones that you should deal with BEFORE you leave for your vacation.Read more