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The Bark Busters worldwide home dog training service guarantee is unique in the industry. It is designed to help owners resolve their dog's behaviour and obedience problems and to provide customers with the satisfaction of ongoing support and peace of mind. Find out more
My name is Allan and I am your Bark Busters Dog Trainer for the ACT and surrounding areas. I also currently administer the Riverina region of NSW.
Like a lot of people, I have been around dogs my whole life. However, I never thought that I would be involved in dog training as a career. I ran on the corporate treadmill for over 25 years but found I was not enjoying myself. When the opportunity to become a Bark Busters Therapist came up, I couldn't resist. Now, instead of sitting behind a desk all day, I get to spend my time doing something I love. I particularly enjoy the immediate feedback I receive from clients - the response they get from their dogs to the training leaves smiles all round. It is true that a happy, well adjusted dog means a happier, more relaxed family!
I think all clients appreciate the natural, gentle and easy methods that Bark Busters uses, which are based on communicating with your dog in a language it understands, as well as the unique written lifetime support guarantee, which offers peace of mind that if any problems develop in future, their dog is looked after.
I recently went to visit a client who first used Bark Busters 12 years ago for their 1 year old Japanese Spitz. After spending a very long and happy life with their dog they were saddened to find that he was now deaf. They asked for my assistance because the dog had become quite fearful now that he couldn't hear and would bark whenever he was left alone. With a bit of gentle help they were able to help their dog overcome his fear and go back to being the lovable dog that he really was. These clients were so impressed that our lifetime guarantee really means lifetime.
When I think back to some of the pets my family owned when I was growing up and the battles that were had trying to control a particularly manic miniature poodle call Pepe, I wish Bark Busters had been around earlier. It would have saved my parents an awful lot of stress and money. Pepe was out of control and was constantly trying to push his way through the venetian blinds to get as close as possible to the window. He very quickly got stuck in the blinds but Pepe had his own solution, he would happily chew his way out.
Now I see owners of dogs actually enjoy their dogs company, when previously they were like my parents, at their wits end. I have helped teach people to communicate with their dogs in a language that dogs can understand, which means the dogs learn and respond quickly to training. I have helped address a variety of issues including barking, jumping up, aggression, bad toileting habits, lead work, recall and much more without ever resorting to getting physical with the dogs.