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    October 11 2021
    Everyone would like to believe they are a responsible dog owner. After all, you provide the basics which include food and shelter. Unfortunately, that's not enough. Although good nutrition and a warm and inviting place to live is important, there's so much more to owning a dog. Owning a dog is not just a privilege it's a responsibility. It is not a commitment you should enter into lightly because it involves a large financial and emotional obligation. ...read more
  • Greeting unknown dogs in the correct way!
    Greeting unknown dogs in the correct way!
    September 06 2021
    If you are a dog lover, which you probably are if you are taking the time to read this article, you will enjoy greeting new dogs you meet whilst out and about. However, attempting to greet a dog in an inappropriate manner could cause you all sorts of problems, and could also put you, the dog, and the owner at risk. ...read more
  • How Often Should I Walk My Dog?
    How Often Should I Walk My Dog?
    April 15 2020
    We have all seen funny little memes about dogs being so excited about their owners being at home and getting lots of walks. Our trainers have received queries about the length of walks, the duration and the frequency. ...read more
  • Working From Home With Your Dog?
    Working From Home With Your Dog?
    March 19 2020
    Are you working from home with your dog? Read tips from Bark Busters Home Dog Training on how to best adapt to this new working environment! ...read more
  • Announcement From Directors
    Announcement From Directors
    March 18 2020
     Our number one priority is the health, safety, and well-being of our clients, our Bark Busters trainers, and the communities in which we live and work together. As we learn more daily about the impact COVID-19 is having in New Zealand and worldwide, our utmost priority is to work with you, and everyone in our extended Bark Busters family, to adapt our training support and safety precautions to help reduce the risk of contributing to the spread of this awful virus.  We remain committed to providing you continued support, as we honour our agreements with you, and to help you get results from your training in a timely and effective manner. ...read more
  • Fear of Thunder
    Fear of Thunder
    March 11 2020
    A dog who suffers from anxiety during thunderstorms may begin to display anxious behaviour long before the thunder starts. Dogs can hear the thunder coming before we do and may experience shocks from the static electricity that comes with them.  ...read more
  • Are You A Great Dog Owner?
    Are You A Great Dog Owner?
    February 19 2020
    We know you love your pet, but are you really a great pet owner? Here are some things that make good people great dog owners. But don’t take our word for it--ask your dog how you’re doing, too! ...read more
  • Doggy Breath - Causes and Cures
    Doggy Breath - Causes and Cures
    February 10 2020
    Most dogs suffer from bad breath at one time or another. Some struggle with horrible halitosis their entire lives. While it may not appear to bother them very much, it probably isn’t pleasant for you...Here’s what you need to know about your dog’s bad breath and what you can do to cure them. ...read more
  • How to Establish a Relationship with your Dog?
    How to Establish a Relationship with your Dog?
    January 22 2020
    What kind of relationship do you want with your dog? Chances are you want to form a strong bond with your dog which will be the entire foundation for how your dog behaves. Remember a dog is not only “man’s best friend”, but someone who needs to learn from you – you need to establish yourself as an effective canine “Leader”. Here we’ll give you some tips to cement your relationship with your dog based on trust, mutual respect and affection. ...read more
  • Could Dogs Prevent Allergies vs. Cause Them?
    Could Dogs Prevent Allergies vs. Cause Them?
    January 15 2020
    Many people are allergic to dogs and can suffer reactions ranging from itchy eyes to severe wheezing and sneezing. However, new studies report that having a dog in your home may actually prevent babies from getting allergies and asthma later in childhood versus causing them.   ...read more