I’m Tara Dracup your local therapist for Bark Busters Home Dog Training York.
I first heard of Bark Busters through a co-worker who had the local trainer help correct her dog’s bad behaviours. The following day she was raving about how quickly her dog had improved. With three dogs of my own, I was in desperate need of some help. They were quite a handful. I called right away to sign up for a lesson.
I was so amazed by the results and ease of Bark Busters’ unique approach, that I knew I had to be part of this organization. During my lesson, Tracy (my Bark Buster) explained how dogs communicate with one another and how they behave in packs. It soon became clear to me why the many dog training methods I had tried in the past had failed. In our first lesson, I quickly learned how to communicate with all 3 dogs and I got instant results. Using Bark Busters dog training techniques, I was even able to teach my 13-year-old dog how to walk without pulling on the lead and it only took 1 trip around the block!
Dogs have always been a part of my life; they bring me great joy and companionship. For as long as I can remember, I have always wanted to work with dogs. While growing up, I said I would be a veterinarian or an animal trainer one day. Then, like many people, I ended up doing something completely different than I expected and became part of the corporate world. Nine years later, I found Bark Busters and now I’m finally doing what I really love to do!
I’ve been a trainer with Bark Busters for 11 years now. I’ve achieved Master Trainer status having trained more than 2000 dogs.
I am fortunate to have the opportunity to work for a company that not only strives to improve the lives of owners and their dogs, but one that is also dedicated to reducing the possibility of maltreatment, abandonment or euthanasia of companion dogs.
I’m committed to helping people communicate with their dogs. The end result is truly a wonderful experience for both dog and owner.
I offer dog training and puppy training throughout York Region including Vaughan, Newmarket, Markham, Richmond Hill, Thornhill, Stouffville, Woodbridge, Bolton, Caledon, Georgina, and Keswick.
Call today to get more information or to book a lesson. Your dog will thank you for it!
We have a 15 week old Bouvier and Bark Busters has been a real asset. His behavior, which was never bad, has really improved. He walks well on a leash and has stopped mouthing and biting. He is aware of the fact that he is not top dog in our household and it has become very easy to correct inappropriate behavior.The training will continue.
Karen L. - Maple
I used Bark Busters for 3 my year old bulldogge. I am a Registered Veterinary Technician working at a vet clinic in Thornhill. I had tried many different trainers with him and none worked as well as Bark Busters. He was very nervous and protective lunging at anyone who made loud noises or came too close to me. Tara was extremely patient with all his issues and our questions. Almost 6 months later he is a much calmer, relaxed dog. With the information and tools Bark Buster gave us we were able to calm him in nervous situations, as well as when greeting guests at our home. Over all we were very happy with how Bark Busters helped us understand and train our dog better! I would definitely recommend them to any one looking to help improve their pets situation.
Danielle - Richmond Hill, ON
Me and my family are extremely pleased with the level of service and knowledge that Tara has shown us. We have only had two lessons so far and our puppy has shown a great deal of improvement. I honestly did not think anyone could help us with his behavioral issues until I met Tara. I would highly recommend Bark Busters for anyone who is having issues with training their dog.
Nadia - Vaughan