Dog Training in London
Behaviour Therapist and Trainer
Servicing Areas:London Ontario St. Thomas Strathroy Sarnia and surrounding areas
Call free: 866.418.4584
I first came to Bark Busters twelve years ago as a client who desperately needed to get my 9-month-old dachshund (Leo) to stop barking. If you know dachshunds, you know they can be VERY big barkers. It was imperative to stop the barking because Leo has a serious medical condition which is made worse when he barks.
I find the working of the canine brain fascinating and watched many, many shows on TV, and read lots of books on dog training but I still couldn't manage to make them understand I didn't want them to bark. This is where Bark Busters helped me. In a small space of time, and with effort on my part - my dogs became much calmer, more responsive and most importantly -- quieter! The satisfaction of having a well-tuned relationship with your dog is amazing!
Bark Busters methods are effective and easy to use. It is a patented approach which has been successful for over 30 years! We have the skills to diagnose any dog, any age and any issue. Plus, you get a Lifetime guarantee of support which means you are able to reach out for more help if new behaviors arise. This was extremely helpful to me - a few years after being a client just for barking issues - when my dogs had a very scary encounter with an off-leash dog and from that moment on - became "dog aggressive". I was able to get the support from my trainer - to resolve this issue as well.
As a fully trained Bark Buster, I will coach you in the knowledge, and tools you need to communicate with your dog in a language he/she understands. This ensures that unwanted behaviors get resolved and stays resolved.
Call today to get more information or to book a lesson. Your dog will thank you for it.
COVID-19 Update: I am fully vaccinated, and take all appropriate Covid screening & hygiene precautions. I am happy to tailor delivery of the training program to your household’s needs. In-home and video conference training are available
Keane & Maggie - German Shepherd & Collie/Shepherd cross
Bark Busters helped with: Sibling rivalry
"Kelly has been wonderful! She is always there when we need help and extremely helpful!"
Amanda T - St. Thomas, Ontario
Gunner - Boxer/Pug
Bark Busters helped with: Barking, Pulling
"I am just in the beginning stages of working with my Bark Busters advisor but am very comforted knowing that I can contact her anytime if something new should arise or if something is not working. I could see almost instant results with the techniques which gave me hope for the "bigger" issues. My advisor is very knowledgeable and it helped that she'd engaged with Bark Busters herself before working for them. She is also very patient!"
Heather R - Sparta, Ontario
Niko - Beagle/Australian Shepherd
Bark Busters helped with: Aggression, Other
"So far Niko and I have had an awesome experience with Kelly. I was so intrigued to learn how to better communicate with Niko, and I am noticing positive changes already. She made the lesson interesting and fun! I'm looking forward to more lessons with Niko and Kelly."
Jessie B - London, Ontario
Spartan - Australian Cattle Dog
Bark Busters helped with: Aggression, Other
"Weve only had one lesson with Kelly Pollard and she was exceptional! Albeit the lesson was online, we learned so much from her. The training and homework is clear. Our understanding of dog psychology is greater and, most of all, Kelly's availability to answer our questions is beyond all our expectations of this program. I would recommend this program to any dog owner."
Tania T - London, Ontario
Lennon - Labrador Retriever
Bark Busters helped with: Aggression, Barking, Jumping, Pulling, Sibling rivalry
"Everything explained just made so much sense and now every waking moment is a training moment and it’s mind blowing how my dogs respond so quickly to your training advice. Yes they have definitely been challenging as I was told they would but consistency is key :)"
Mandy P - London, Ontario
"Our trainer Kelly is very good. And she is attentive to questions and enjoys our feedback with questions or comments. Our pup is quite a bit calmer now even after about 3 weeks of working on new skills with her. If she does become hyper with a new or exciting situation we’ve learned why she can’t respond well during that episode but also how to deal with her calmly. We are happy for us, and happy for our pup! Thank you, Kelly."
Linda C - London, Ontario
"We originally signed up for bark busters in 2014 after carefully reviewing the trainers in our area. We met Grady O'Flynn who quickly got to work teaching us how to help our dog Peanut be more calm around new environments and new people. In 2018, we moved to a new home and are anxiously awaiting our first child. The change in routine and setting was not an easy adjustment for Peanut. Wanting to put him back in a peaceful state-of-mind and prepare us with the tools to help him, I gave bark busters a call. Even though it had been 4 years, they instantly put us in contact with Kelly, the new trainer for the area. Kelly has been working with my wife and I, to provide us with the teaching tools to help peanut. We're already seeing definite improvement and have clear steps in mind to continue. Kelly is readily available, open-minded, and is always looking out for peanuts best interests. I'm thoroughly impressed with the thoughtfulness and preparation she brings to every interaction."
Jordan G - London, Ontario
"Kelly is fantastic. We have already learnt so much from her."
Meghann H - Ailsa Craig, Ontario
"Kelly has been an amazing support in helping us understand Bailey! We couldn't be happier with the results we have seen so far. I highly recommend Kelly for her knowledge, support and flexible schedule. Thank you Kelly!"
Michelle S - London, Ontario
""we started to see a difference in all the dogs, in just 3 days !"
Allison M - London, Ontario