Thank You so much for your help John. Our dog Anna started off on the wrong foot in her life, she had so many aggression issues that to be honest I was scared of her at first and angry with my husband for bringing her here, but 3 months later she's a very loving and sweet little German Shepherd gal. She now can be trusted with my kids, after 4 months, which is my #1 priority. I am a firm but loving pack leader! I love the way you helped me to understand her and your approach is all positive which is something that is extremely important to me. John, you taught me lessons that I will take with me for the rest of my life. I will always get my furry friends from a shelter or rescue because now I know how to handle many issues, and the ones I don't know how to handle, I will call you about sir! THANK YOU JOHN!!!!!!!!!
Chrissy, St. Paul 10th February 2010
When we called Bark Busters, Guinness was a classic "C" dog with basic attentiveness issues. He definitely felt he was running the show. We have been so pleased with his progress from simple sit/stay to big improvement in greeting guests with something other than fanatical barking. We would recommend Bark Busters techniques to anyone.
Melissa, Eden Prairie 4th February 2010
Becca has made good progress. The training methods are very effective. Jean has been extremely helpful and responsive. We are confident that with continued effort and consistency on our part and occasional support from Jean, that Becca will be well adjusted and comfortable with our family.
Mary Pincumbe, MINNETONKA 4th February 2010
Bark Busters training was very interesting and informative. I especially like the fact that it is non physical. I know so many dogs and dog owners who would benefit from this training. Jean was incredibly knowledgeable and helpful. She's aware of Dexter's needs and mine.
Camilla Kottman, Stt. Paul 4th February 2010
Bark Busters could not have come to us at a better time! We were embarrassed and frustrated by our dogs' poor behaviors. We have been a much happier family since learning the Bark Busters method. Jean is so patient and encouraging. We would recommend she and Bark Busters to anyone.
Alison Horstman, Prior Lake 4th February 2010
Jean did an outstanding job explaining the training techniques in a way we all were able to understand. We saw a great deal of responsiveness from Kodi during the first training session. I would recommend Bark Busters to anyone looking for training.
Tracey Hoff, Hopkins 4th February 2010
I would highly recommend Jean to anyone who owns a dog! The training is easy and highly effective.
Carlyn Duggan, Excelsior 4th February 2010
Jean was very clear and answered questions as they came up. She was focused on me and my dog, and I was surprised at how well Pepper responded! I find it much easier to train when I have a focus and a simple, natural method to follow. I think Jean is an excellent trainer-calm, assertive, knowledgeable and patient (with me)!
Diane Doty, Shorwood 4th February 2010
What a great experience for all of us. We had been to a 6 week puppy school and never saw results like we have had through Bark Busters. Jean Atwood was very patient and kind with our dog, Madchen.
Mary Birkeland, Minnetonka 4th February 2010
I was amazed at Bark Busters! I honestly didn't think our dogs could be trained, but they were actually listening to us! I was happy that we didn't have to use the bribery of treats and we learned a lot. We didn't realize we were giving our dogs mixed messages-no wonder they didn't understand us.
Laura and Tony Kerber, Victoriaq 4th February 2010
Jean was very helpful and gave us great insight into Bernard's behavior. He responds very well to the "Bah" and praise as a reward is much more positive than physical correction or using treats. We like that! Jean is wonderful! She is very patient and calm. We are learning a lot from her and it's been a pleasant experience. It was recommended to us, and we would do the same.
Ann Johnson, Prior Lake 4th February 2010
Dramatically logical approach. It's a sin it took this long to find Bark Busters!
Maggie Bateman and Eric Olofson, Prior Lake 4th February 2010
Hooray! Help at last! Even with one session, I knew it was going to work for us and Dexter!
Shan Weavers, Chanhassen 4th February 2010
This is great!!!!!!
Judith Cyr, Minnetonka 4th February 2010
We learned a tremendous amount today as dog owners, and Chip was definitely improving by the end of the first session. Bark Busters methods are excellent and I would highly recommend to a friend/neighbor.
Will and Katrina Brown, Eden Prairie 4th February 2010
YES! Techniques were safe and easy to understand. The changes in Maya were amazing because of what John taught us.
Carrie K., Long Lake 12th May 2009
Lynne really listened as I explained my goals and limitations, I found the results amazing!
Susan L., Minneapolis 2nd July 2008
Briana was very good, I'm so glad we did this. Yes, we would recommend Bark Busters to anyone.
Dave and Fran W., Minneapolis 2nd July 2008
All I could say was, "whose dog is this?" Our dog has never been so calm and responsive. Lynne was so natural with our dog and in our home, I would definitely recommend Bark Busters.
Holly W., Minneapolis 2nd July 2008
This was the best training program, I didn't realize how much easier it was to handle Sammy. Briana was the best, she took the time to show and explain the method. I know I'm going to enjoy my dog even more after having this training.
Donna M. P., Minneapolis 2nd July 2008