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Bark Busters In-Home Dog Training

In-home help with all behavior including puppies. Holistic approach based on the canine psyche.
Training Equipment: Body language and voice tone. NO prong collars or shock collars!
Training Philosophy: Relationship-based, non-physical approach. Show, guide & praise.
Locations Served: Serving the greater Des Moines - Ames area including: Adel, Alleman, Altoona, Ames, Ankeny, Bondurant, Boone, Booneville, Carlisle, Clive, Cumming, Des Moines, Grimes, Granger, Huxley, Indianola, Johnston, Kelley, Norwalk, Pleasant Hill, Polk City, Sheldahl, Slater, Urbandale, Van Meter, Waukee, West Des Moines and Winterset.
Deb Boswell is a graduate of Bark Busters Home Dog Training USA in Denver, CO. She has furthered her education through practicum training under instructors from the United States and Australia. In 2010 she attained the level of Master Dog Trainer & Behavioral Therapist with Bark Busters. She has trained over 1,200 dogs in the Des Moines metro area. In addition to being a professional level member of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers, she is certified by the Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers - earning the designation of CPDT-KA®. American Red Cross Pet First Aid and CPR Certified. Deb adheres to Bark Busters' dog-friendly training. She works closely with veterinarians and area shelters to prevent re-housing or relinquishing of pet dogs due to behavior issues. She works with all dogs - any breed, any age, any problem. Deb is committed to helping dog owners have a more rewarding relationship with their dog and to help them give their dog what he needs to be happy and content. Relationship-based, nonphysical method teaches the owner to communicate through body language and voice tone. All issues including: aggression, nuisance barking, jumping up, pulling on leash, destructive behaviors (chewing, digging), separation anxiety and more. To view client Reviews:
Services Offered
Behavioral Consultation
Private Lessons
Private Training