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John Blackhawk

Expert Dog Trainer, John Blackhawk

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Hi ! I'm John Blackhawk and I am your dog behavioural therapist for Bark Busters on The Central Coast of NSW. I operate on The Peninsular, in the coastal towns, along the Central Coast Highway and Pacific Highway, to the newer suburbs in the north, and in the hinterland. My areas include Gosford, Terrigal, Ourimbah and Doyalson.

The essential motivation of all Bark Busters therapists is to eradicate stress for dog owners. We have been gaining success with a huge variety of problems for a quarter of a century, and have now trained over a million dogs worldwide.

As an ex-teacher I believe I have the skills needed to explain what is needed to help you with your dog. I come to your home at a time to suit, weekdays or weekend. My first visit lasts at least three hours. A subsequent visit is always booked, and there may need to be more than that. This is all done for a one-off up-front fee. The cost over the lifetime of a typical dog is less than the price of a cheap newspaper per week - a small price to pay for a peaceful life ! We have a written "Lifetime Support Guarantee". We guarantee to continue to assist you. Who else does that?

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I spend time discussing exactly what your dog's doing to cause you distress, and let you know why it's happening. No situation is the same. It's important to help you see the world the way your dog's been viewing it, teach you to better communicate with him/her, and reduce your dog's desire to do what was annoying you, or your neighbours. Then I show you what needs to be done.

My clients learn how to eliminate undesirable behaviours including these:

  • Nuisance barking
  • Pulling on the lead
  • Separation anxiety
  • Jumping up
  • Aggressive behaviour
  • Sibling rivalry
  • Digging in the garden
  • Toileting in the home
  • Nipping, chewing and mouthing
  • Rushing the door and gate
  • Over exuberance
  • and more...

We use humane non-physical methods using body language and voice control, which mimic the behaviours exhibited in canine packs. No choke(er) chains, no pronged collars, no barking collars or electric shock collars. No harsh methods. Training is effective and fast-acting.

I can help you start your life off with your little doggy bundle in the right way. Our extensive puppy management program allows you to avoid problems before they begin! You can teach your little dog the rules of your home, what's allowed and what's not, in a gentle way without shouting or getting physical.

If your dog is exhibiting nuisance behaviours, you don't have to put up with it. Not only can I help you using Bark Buster techniques but in many cases I can empathise strongly with you because I have 'been-there-done-that' with my own dog!

I'm delighted to be providing this service throughout the Central Coast.

Servicing: ALISON, AVOCA BEACH, BATEAU BAY, BAY VILLAGE, BENSVILLE, BERKELEY VALE, BLACKWALL, BLUE BAY, BLUE HAVEN, BOOKER BAY, BOUDDI, BOX HEAD, BUCKETTY, BUDGEWOI, BUFF POINT, CALGA, CANTON BEACH, CEDAR BRUSH CREEK, CENTRAL MANGROVE, CHAIN VALLEY BAY, CHARMHAVEN, CHITTAWAY BAY, CHITTAWAY POINT, COPACABANA, CRANGAN BAY, DALEYS POINT, DAVISTOWN, DONOVANS FOREST, DOORALONG, DOYALSON, DURREN DURREN, EAST GOSFORD, EMPIRE BAY, ERINA, ERINA FAIR, ERINA HEIGHTS, ETTALONG BEACH, FORRESTERS BEACH, FOUNTAINDALE, FRAZER PARK, GLENNING VALLEY, GLENWORTH VALLEY, GOROKAN, GOSFORD, GOSFORD WEST, GREEN POINT, GREENGROVE, GWANDALAN, HALEKULANI, HALLORAN, HAMLYN TERRACE, HARDYS BAY, HOLGATE, HORSFIELD BAY, JILLIBY, KANGY ANGY, KANWAL, KARIONG, KILLARNEY VALE, KILLCARE, KILLCARE HEIGHTS, KINCUMBER, KINCUMBER SOUTH, KOOLEWONG, KULNURA, LAKE HAVEN, LAKE MUNMORAH, LEMON TREE, LISAROW, LITTLE JILLIBY, LITTLE WOBBY, LONG JETTY, LOWER MANGROVE, MACMASTERS BEACH, MANGROVE CREEK, MANGROVE MOUNTAIN, MANNERING PARK, MARDI, MATCHAM, MOONEY MOONEY CREEK, MOUNT ELLIOT, MOUNT WHITE, NARARA, NIAGARA PARK, NORAH HEAD, NORAVILLE, NORTH AVOCA, NORTH GOSFORD, OURIMBAH, PALM GROVE, PALMDALE, PATONGA, PEARL BEACH, PEATS RIDGE, PHEGANS BAY, PICKETTS VALLEY, POINT CLARE, POINT FREDERICK, POINT WOLSTONCROFT, PRETTY BEACH, RAVENSDALE, ROCKY POINT, SAN REMO, SARATOGA, SHELLY BEACH, SOMERSBY, SOUTH TACOMA, SPRINGFIELD, ST HUBERTS ISLAND, SUMMERLAND POINT, TACOMA, TASCOTT, TEN MILE HOLLOW, TERRIGAL, THE ENTRANCE, THE ENTRANCE NORTH, TOOWOON BAY, TOUKLEY, TUGGERAH, TUGGERAWONG, TUMBI UMBI, UMINA BEACH, UPPER MANGROVE, WADALBA, WAGSTAFFE, WALLARAH, WAMBERAL, WARNERVALE, WATANOBBI, WENDOREE PARK, WONDABYNE, WOONGARRAH, WOY WOY, WOY WOY BAY, WYBUNG, WYEE, WYEE POINT, WYOMING, WYONG, WYONG CREEK, WYONGAH, YARRAMALONG, YATTALUNGA