meet your specialist trainers Richard and Vicki Horowitz

Behavior Therapist, Dog Training and Obedience New Haven CT

Richard and Vicki Horowitz, dog training & behavioral expert New Haven CTRichard & Vicki Horowitz - your LOCAL behavior experts and dog training New Haven CT.

Does Your Puppy...

  • Have problems with housebreaking?
  • Whine when you are not around and experience separation anxiety?
  • Chew everything in sight including your new tennis shoes?

Does Your Dog …

  • Display aggression towards people or other dogs?
  • Bite or bark uncontrollably?
  • Have sibling rivalry with a new dog, cat or baby ?

No matter if your dog is a puppy or more mature, regardless what behavioral problem your dog has, Bark Busters Southern Connecticut can help! As professional dog trainers for more than seven years, we have successfully trained over 800 dogs throughout Southern Connecticut, including Ansonia, Beacon Falls, Bethany, Bethlehem, Cheshire, Derby, Hamden, Lakeside, Middlebury, Milford, Morris, Naugatuck, New Haven, Oakville, Orange, Oxford, Plymouth, Prospect, Seymour, South Britain, Southbury, Thomaston, Waterbury, Watertown, West Haven, Wolcott, Woodbridge, Woodbury and Nantucket MA

We’re confident we can train yours! How? Because the Bark Busters dog training method has succeeded where other methods have failed. Unlike classes or other methods, Bark Busters teaches you to “speak dog”. No, you won’t start barking, but we teach you to rely on voice tones and hand signals to communicate with your dog in a language he understands.

The end result? A well behaved family pet!

The Advocate/CTNOW “Best of the Best New Haven Readers’ Poll 2013, 2014, 2015 – Best Dog Trainer”
The Advocate/CTNOW “Best of the Best New Haven Readers’ Poll 2013, 2014, 2015 – Best Dog Trainer”

Here’s What You Can Expect From Bark Busters of Southern Connecticut

Home Dog Training
We come to you, because your home, yard and neighborhood are where most of the problem behaviors occur. Puppy classes often rely on a “one-size fits all” approach which doesn’t take into account your dog’s individuality.

  • First, we develop a personalized dog behavior modification plan based on your goals and the dog’s unique personality and temperament.
  • We will address ANY behavioral issues your dog may display including aggression, anxiety, barking, chewing, digging, separation anxiety, sibling rivalry, and more.
  • We start out indoors but will progress outside where you may have issues with socialization with other dogs or leash pulling.
  • The first dog session training will last approximately 2 hours. Then we give you homework. If you reinforce our techniques 15 – 20 minutes/day, you’ll be rewarded with a well-behaved dog!

Positive Reinforcement
Trust, clear communication and understanding will permanently change your dog’s behavior versus short-term treat training or physical means.

  • Our methods are based on positive reinforcement – no shock, prong or choke collars.
  • We don’t use harsh techniques or bribe with food to extort good behavior.

Effective Dog Training
You will learn more in our first lesson than a “class” environment that may last six weeks! Don’t yell, bribe with treats, or put up with behavior issues when you can learn to clearly communicate with your dog after one meeting with Bark Busters.

  • Dogs don’t understand English any better than any other language! You don’t realize that as a dog owner, you often give them mixed signals and jumbled commands. You have to learn your dog’s language versus the other way around.
  • Using body language and voice tones, we will teach you to communicate with your dog in a language he understands.
  • The result? Your dog will learn to trust you, listen to you and be less stressed!

Vet Recommended
Many of the veterinary clinics throughout Southern Connecticut recommend Bark Busters because they know Bark Busters methods work and are longer lasting and healthier for the dog than other training methods.

About Master Dog Trainers – Vicki and Richard Horowitz
As dog owners for well over 30 years. our pets have always been special family members who bring joy and happiness to our home and those,around them.

We realize that many dog have issues that “owners just put up with”, because the owners didn’t know how to correct their dogs. Your dog is never too old to learn new behaviors, so don’t tolerate bad behaviors. We trained our dog when he was eight years old. We thought he was a well-behaved dog and the behaviors he exhibited were “because he was a dog.” Once we got involved with Bark Busters, we realized he had multiple obedience and behavioral issues. We quickly addressed the issues and he is now a much more relaxed dog – we love him even more! We can help you overcome virtually any issue, with any dog, any age and any breed!

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

Call Richard & Vicki at 1-877-500-BARK (2275) or e-mail us directly

List of areas covered by Bark Busters Southern Connecticut

Ansonia, Beacon Falls, Bethany, Bethlehem, Branford, Cheshire, Cobalt, Derby, East Berlin, East Haven, Hamden, Middlebury, Milford, Morris, Naugatuck, New Britain, New Haven, North Branford, North Haven, Northford, Oakville, Orange, Oxford, Prospect, Seymour, Siasconset, Southbury, Southington, Thomaston, Wallingford, Waterbury, Watertown, West Haven, Wolcott, Woodbridge, Woodbury; and Nantucket, MA

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