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meet your specialist trainer Marsha Engel

Behavioral Therapist and Master Trainer, Bark Busters Dog Training for Columbia

Marsha Engel, your local dog trainer

The Dog Training Columbia MD tailored program was developed in Australia, by the Bark Busters founders, to reduce the number of dogs euthanized or surrendered to animal shelters. It was the success of this dog training methodology that grew into the international company of Bark Busters today. Without this basis, we could not be the world’s largest home dog training organization.

Why home dog training? Because dogs learn best when they can completely focus on the owner in an environment that is quiet and free of distractions, and the dog behavior issues that are causing concern can be recreated and addressed. Being in a familiar environment where there’s nothing competing for your dog’s attention enables us to address the dog obedience issues very quickly. In fact, it’s very common for clients to see results with dog behavioral issues in the first 20 minutes!

Our private and personalized dog training lessons help you and your dog overcome the challenges of your specific living environment.

At Bark Busters Columbia, we don’t use harsh techniques or bribe with food to extort good behavior. We engage dogs in using their minds – communicating with them on a level that they understand, using the natural dynamics of pack law. Our goal is voice control and clear body language.

The best part is -- our dog obedience training techniques are proven! It’s the reason we’re able to offer our Life of the Dog Support Guarantee.

We’re working with a proven system. We have the knowledge and the skills to diagnose any dog, any age and any issue – even complicated canine behaviors. We’ve trained over 1 million dogs which means there’s no issue we haven’t worked with. We can train your dog in basic dog training or advanced dog training methods. Ideally, you can start your dog at puppy training, when they are only two and a half months old.

I have worked with dogs my entire life, and always knew that I wanted to spend my second career working as a dog behavior therapist. I worked with several dog trainers before becoming familiar with Bark Busters, the world's premier dog training company. I have a graduate degree in clinical psychology and worked with changing human behavior in my first career lasting over twenty years. I've volunteered since childhood with rescue, service, training, and shelter organizations, and am currently am the leader of a pack of four dogs (plus a cat), along with taking in foster dogs.

I became acquainted with Bark Busters in 2005 when a good friend became a customer and his dogs immediately changed for the better. He tried to explain to me what the dog training lesson had shown him, but I had to experience it for myself to really understand. I have never been so impressed with a dog training system as I am with Bark Busters. I feel fortunate to be in a position to help improve the relationship between owners and dogs, and to contribute toward making the families in the area surrounding the Nation's capital I work with happier ones.

Feel free to call me to learn how to train your dog and to answer your questions and l'll help you decide that Bark Busters is truly the most remarkable dog training company in the world!

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Don't take my word for it! See what people all over America say about Bark Busters in home dog training. Whatever the problem, I can help - any dog, any age.

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For further information about how you can find help for your dog

Call Marsha at 1-877-500-BARK (2275) or e-mail Marsha directly

List of areas covered by Bark Busters Columbia:

Annapolis Junction, Ashton, Baltimore, Brinklow, Brookeville, Burtonsville, Catonsville, Clarksville, College Park, Columbia, Cooksville, Dayton, Elkridge, Ellicott City, Fulton, Glenelg, Glenwood, Greenbelt, Halethorpe, Hanover, Harmans, Highland, Hyattsville, Jessup, Laurel, Linthicum Heights, Sandy Spring, Savage, Silver Spring, Simpsonville, Spencerville, West Friendship.

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