Welcome To Bark Busters!

Joshua Furchess, Certified Dog Trainer & Dog Behavioral Therapist

Live a Happier Life Together with Your Dog!

If you are struggling with dog behavior issues, looking for advice with your new puppy or rescue, or just wanting a strong foundation for your relationship with your dog or dogs, I can help.

Any Breed. Any Age. Any Issue. Contact me today to learn more!

Nicole
Nicole | Mission Viejo

Overall went really Great! handled the situation perfect. Aware and let us know how to address the situations. He taught us to teach our family dog. We had an incident previously and he was really ...

Heidi
Heidi | Aliso Viejo

Josh is very knowledgeable in all areas mind, body, spirit. Our dogs responded very quickly to all the techniques we learned. Looking forward to working on our new skills!...

Jessica / Partick
Jessica / Partick | Mission Viejo

Mello delt with anxiety, over excitement and barking at guests. We were taught leadership and boundaries and to teach respect and trust, Mello's behavior improved immediately....

Roy
Roy | Irvine

Very effective in training our stubborn puppy proper rule and manners!...

Michelle
Michelle | Coto De Caza

I am seeing noticeable changes in Maya after our first session. Joshua made everything simple and effective....

Tracey
Tracey | Laguna Niguel

Fantastic support, calmed my mind, provided guidance and immediate positive response for our dog and our leadership challenges. Very grateful to have found you!...

Christina
Christina | Foothill Ranch

Josh helped me tame my 7 month old crazy adolescent boy. It was so informative and so worth every penny spent. Being able to speak my pup's language has been very exciting and I can already see the ...

Leann
Leann | Rancho Santa Margarita

Very effective and major change in our dog's behavior....

Kim
Kim | Laguna Beach

Joshua clearly explained the process & tone for me to stay in control. He made the steps easy for me to remember fantastic experience!...

David
David | Laguna Woods

Very promising! I believe Louie will get over his separation anxiety with the proper training....

Sharon
Sharon | San Juan Capistrano

We have two miniature dachshunds that are 1 years old. We could not believe that in a three-hour session we would learn so much. Joshua was extremely patient in showing us and the pups what to do and ...

Mouna
Mouna | Mission Viejo

Joshua is friendly and very patient, answered all my questions and gave us a ton of information. He definitely helped us a lot (no aggressive methods) and we are looking forward to the second session!...

Bella
Bella | Mission Viejo

All of our major issues were addressed, and we saw our dogs reacting immediately with the results we were looking for. Our trainer had great communication and a positive attitude. I would defiantly ...

Christina
Christina | Foothill Ranch

Amazing! Helped me train my sweet puppy!...

Mouna
Mouna | MIssion Viejo

Patient and addressed all our questions. A good session for both me and my dog!...

Sharon
Sharon | San Juan Capistrano

Joshua has a great knowledge of canine behavior. The training was fascinating to watch and understanding the methods was especially helpful for our training. Joshua was patient and our dogs took to ...

Avery
Avery | Silverado

Joshua is very knowledgeable and effective. He really understands dog behavior and responses. My dog has separation anxiety and was disrupting the neighbor with barking....

rchana
rchana | Laguna Hills

Joshua was great. We really licked his training session. Can't wait to train Cooper with all the tricks and tis taht Joshua suggested....

Duncan
Duncan | Coto De Casa

Josh was so great and informational during our initial visit and, as hard as it might be to believe, after the initial visit our three dogs were already behaving much better. Not only does his ...

Joan
Joan | San Clemente

I learned a lot today! She responded very well! Josh is very patient!...

Jamie
Jamie | Mission Viejo

Today's training session was different than any other we have had! The dogs were responsive and seem to be able to adapt to the training right away. I am hopeful for the future....

Jonah
Jonah | Laguna Hills

A lot of great lessons for both us and our dogs! Very excited to see weekly progress....

Sara
Sara | Laguna Beach

We were blown away with Joshua’s knowledge and ability to explain the methodology behind the training techniques and how they’ve been developed with the way dogs think in mind. We saw immediate ...

Roxana
Roxana | San Juan Capistrano

Training was exactly what we were looking for to improve our relationship with our dogs. The techniques and exercises are logical and straight forward. A great experience....

Sara / Derrick
Sara / Derrick | Laguna Beach

Absolutely phenomenal experience from the first insight and demonstration, we saw improvement in our dog's behavior. Training was very informative with great reasoning and understanding why our dog is...

Doris
Doris | Foothill Ranch

The training session was great! As Expected, everything that I was looking for my dogs. The trainer was very patient and very knowledgeable of what he is doing. I would totally recommend Bark Busters....

Lacy
Lacy | San Clemente

Very through in addressing our concerns. Gave us great tools to proactively work on our dog's behavior....

Chris
Chris | Laguna Niguel

I think it will take time to train Chloe, but we have some good tools to get going. Josh was great giving us tools to get going!...

Duncan / Sarah
Duncan / Sarah | Coto De Caza

Joshua was wonderful with explaining and showing us what to work on. He helped us work with our 3 dogs to better our home. Amazing first training session!...

Jeremiah
Jeremiah | Irvine, Orange

We had our first session 4 days ago and I think I learned more than my pup!! I have a miniature bull terrier (Jorgie) and we are trying to get him to be less reactive to dogs and other sounds. Just in...

Norman
Norman | Lake Forest, Orange

Joshua has helped make my life raising a puppy so much easier. I have a high energy, male Australian Shepard named Nova and our first lesson was when Nova 4 months . Joshua helped establish basic ...

Sunny
Sunny | Newport Beach

Great training session. Joshua addressed all of the concerns I had with training my puppy. I really appreciated the time he took to explain to me how the dog thinks and how my behaviors effect the ...

Kerry
Kerry | Coto De Caza

We found our session to be very informative and look forward to practicing what we learned!...

Jeremiah
Jeremiah | Irvine

This has been a great experience so far! We have seen a noticeable difference in Jorgie in just a few hours. I love that these training techniques are methods dogs understand and respond to right ...

Gretchen
Gretchen | Laguna Niguel

Our trainer worked with us on issues we needed to address teaching us skills like, body language hand signals, voice commands. Our pup responded very well. Very specific training!...

Camilla
Camilla | Laguna Niguel

Stitch was responding from the beginning using the tone that Joshua told us to use. I am extremely satisfied about our first session....

Robin
Robin | Lake Forest

Very knowledgeable - very patient Excellent results!...

Donna
Donna | Laguna Beach

Thoughtful, behavoiral changes were apparent right off the bat. Our dogs responded very well with the positive reinforcement while being trained. The dogs had fun learning new behaviors....

Thomas
Thomas | Laguna Niguel

Finley made tremendous strides in his training and has great potential to be a fantastic dog. I learned so much and am confident about our future together....

Beth
Beth | Irvine

Extremely informative and very effective methods of training. Josh is very knowledgeable with adjusting behaviors...

Julie
Julie | Irvine

Josh has a very deep understanding of dog behavior and is excellent at communicating how to work with your dog, and what stapes to take to have a calm, happy well - trained pet. I highly recommend ...

Monica
Monica | Mission Viejo

Joshua was very knowledgeable. We felt very comfortable talking to him. He really explained to us step by step what to do....

Jenni
Jenni | San Clemente

I was amazed how quickly Indy responded to Josh and his methods. Highly recommend Bark Busters to anyone who is looking for training for their dog. NO harsh punishment used, lots of praise....

Miho
Miho | Foothill Ranch

Very surprised and impressed to see such a huge difference in a couple of hours. She behaves as if she is a totally different dog. I'm excited to take this journey with Chloe now! Thanks to Joshua and...

Brenda
Brenda | Irvine

Leadership emphasis, with big behavioral changes on both dogs. Looking forward to the rest of the training. Dogs stimulated from all the training and were better behaved than before!...

Pamela
Pamela | Aliso Viejo

Josh is a wonderful trainer. Our dog immediately responded to his leadership and direction. We look forward to more training sessions in the future....

Christin
Christin | Rancho Santa margarita

It was a lot of overwhelming information. However, I am glad Josh was there and never felt like questioning his methods. It was a wonderful experience and Josh is very knowledgeable and kind! I am ...

Daphne
Daphne | Mission Viejo

Great Trainer! Thank you!...

Arya
Arya | Mission Viejo

Josh was excellent! We noticed a difference right away, and we feel the homework is manageable. We are looking forward to continuing to work with Josh!...

Alicia, Jeremy
Alicia, Jeremy | Laguna Niguel

Josh was very patient with myself, and my two dogs Tinley saw improvement right away with using his senses. I learned about the importance of food ingredients. I am looking forward to living a better ...

Iris
Iris | Lake Forest

Knowledgeable, learned about my dog's personality, and nutrition facts!...

Earl / Michelle
Earl / Michelle | Aliso Viejo

Great Session!...

Staci
Staci | Laguna Niguel

I learned so much in just a few hours that I can definitely apply immediately. I am already seeing results. I am so grateful for Joshua and his vast knowledge....

Rebecca
Rebecca | Mission Viejo

Josh was positive, inviting, and easy to talk to. He really explained a lot about why our dog behaves the way she does and how to correct it. He also helped us do practical training ourselves, so we ...

Mandi
Mandi | Ladera Ranch

Josh taught me some helpful exercises which immediately showed improvement in my dog. Looking forward to implementing what I have learned!...

Cody
Cody | Royal VCA in Lake Forest

Great session! Extremely informative, helpful and patent. Really excited to continue training and moving forward in this this journey with Bark Busters! Thankyou!...

Lauren
Lauren | Laguna niguel

Learning about leash tension being a trigger was a saver! Enjoy my time learning and gaining tools to manage dogs!...

Megan
Megan | San Clemente

Joshua was very patient! This is our first puppy, and we finally feel like we have a plan! Very excited to continue working with him!...

Kevin
Kevin | Laguna Niguel

It was amazing and we saw such an improvement in just the short amount of time in the first session. Josh brought out a new side of JoJo and showed us how to fulfill her needs as a dog. Would ...

Sue
Sue | Dana Point

I have hope for Buddy's manners!...

Ken / Jill
Ken / Jill | Silverado

Noticed a huge improvement in the first visit! Very impressed! Josh instructed us very clearly and had us practice lessons so that we understood how to work on our own. Our puppy and us learned a lot ...

Nichole
Nichole | Laguna Niguel

Today's session was already so helpful! Both my dog and I have learned a lot!...

Laura
Laura | Mission Viejo

Amazing! Loved the education, insight into how dogs behave. Our dogs responded to training and so did we! Very valuable service....

Aubrey
Aubrey | Mission Viejo

Louie's barking at the door has been getting worse recently, with his separation anxiety worsening as well. We learned tools today that just in the few hours with Joshua we have seen improvement. For ...

Mike
Mike | Dana Point

Solid first day. Was given several easy exercises to work on, already seeing results....

Jacqueline
Jacqueline | Laguna Niguel

The training was informative and helpful. We feel positive that our dog's behavior will improve over time. Joshua is a calm and great trainer....

Kimberly
Kimberly | Irvine

Molly responded right away to the training techniques....

Jinny
Jinny | Irvine

My first training session was super informative in helping me understand my dog better and how to effectively communicate with her. I saw an immediate improvement throughout the session and am excited...

Helen
Helen | Irvine

Josh is extremely knowledgeable and did a wonderful job with Huck!...

Christopher and Anthony
Christopher and Anthony | Newport Beach

Josh in one session helped us more in his short time here than we could have hoped for! Today's training was great. I feel hopeful their behavior will improve....

Tony / Melissa
Tony / Melissa | Ladera Ranch

Very informative and empowering to the owner and understanding how and what the best ways to communicate with our dog and how important it is....

Eddy / Leo
Eddy / Leo | Mission Viejo

Quick to the point! Addressed issues and gave us the guidelines we need to follow up to improve our dog's behavior....

Clare
Clare | Laguna Beach

We worked on jumping up, create training, loose leash walking, recall, and various other behavioral problems Koda was very receptive and calmed down right away....

Dru
Dru | Aliso Viejo

So grateful for Josh's great training today! I learned so much and have already seen a huge improvement....

Jacqueline
Jacqueline | Irvine

With two dogs, it made training realistic for us in our house. They seemed very receptive to training!...

Halli / Gian
Halli / Gian | Laguna Niguel

We learned so much about our dogs and feel fully confident moving forward! We were shocked how effective the training was within minutes....

Barbara
Barbara | Irvine

Great Trainer; Addressed my dog's issues properly and gave me confidence. Totally recommend....

Brian / Debbie
Brian / Debbie | Mission Viejo

Surprisingly easy to follow and love that we saw results in the first session. Great Experience!...

David / Julianne
David / Julianne | Irvine

Josh made sure to introduce us to the big picture of the training and where the behavioral issues stem from. He addressed all our issues we presented him with in the Intal call and its reassuring that...

Donna/ Ryan
Donna/ Ryan | Mission Viejo

We had a great experience today and noticed Bolt learned quite quickly. He's already looking to us for command and better behaved when he sees another dog. The techniques taught we feel will be very ...

Sarah
Sarah | Corona Del Mar

I have never seen my dog Henry respond so well to training. I'm looking forward to going through the streps to help with my dogs sever separation anxiety....

Gail
Gail | Laguna Niguel

Great explanation about dog's behavior and how to be the pack leader....

Jim / Faith
Jim / Faith | San Clemente

Josh did a great job helping us t learn setting boundaries, creating personal space, and giving us house breaking strategies....

Britnee / Ryan
Britnee / Ryan | Laguna Niguel

Josh was very clear and provided excellent instructions for how we can help Ghost and Kit understand the leadership dynamic in our "pack". We feel very confident that going forward we will be able to ...

Becky / Jack
Becky / Jack | Mission Viejo

Great experience with Josh as our trainer. Josh is very knowledgeable and is genially working to bring your dog into your family. All the techniques are easy to learn and help our dog learn his place ...

Lillian
Lillian | Lake Forest

Joshua was very helpful providing clear direction's on how to work with Rose and Emma. He involved all members of the family and our dogs responded very well....

Debra
Debra | Laguna Niguel

Josh was great with my dogs! He gave me some very helpful tips that I will be putting into practice. I will be recommending Bark Busters!...

Neil
Neil | Newport Beach

WOW! we are amazed with the results of today's session! Our puppies responded to the techniques we learned, and we are optimistic about the future! Thank you!...

Hiedi
Hiedi | San Juan Capistrano

Helped establish boundaries with Leo and get him calm in the home when with strangers. We also used training tools and techniques to address my dog's reactivity outside....

Catherine / Bill
Catherine / Bill | Corona Del Mar

After just a couple of hours training with Josh we noticed a difference. We look forward to working with him. Excellent results today....

Daniel
Daniel | Mission Viejo

The training session was fantastic. We were able to gain a better understanding of how our dogs think & how we can better communicate with them. Our trouble areas were also addressed, and instant ...

Ivonne
Ivonne | Foothill Ranch

Great experience & we saw Loki change his behaviors right away. Easy explanations so we can understand why Loki is acting the way he is. Looking forward to his improvement!...

Bobbi
Bobbi | Dana Point

Awesome!...

CHarlotte
CHarlotte | Mission Viejo

My dog quickly learned from the training techniques that I was given and was a lot better by the end of the 1st session....

Gazelle
Gazelle | Irvine

I didn't know what to expect on the training (especially without using treats) but withing the first two training exercises, she immediately responded, and we learned so much in just a few hours. I ...

Liz
Liz | San Juan Capistrano

I've never seen my dog behave like this ever before. I'm very surprised! Great work Josh! Thank you, Bark Busters....

Nina
Nina | Mission Viejo

Amazing results from just the first session. This is training us as much as the dogs! A great initial experience....

Kent / Joana
Kent / Joana | Aliso Veijo

Training steps were explained extremely well. We were able to see noticeable changed in our dog's behavior. We would definitely recommend this service to others....

Valerie
Valerie | Mission Viejo

Laika responded very quickly to the instructions. We learned ways to correct her behavior that saw immediate results. We're looking forward to incorporating what we learned into our daily habits....

David
David | Rancho Santa Margarita

Joshua is very knowledgeable and informative he gave us amazing tools to help Amber with her behavior. We have hope!...

COMMON BEHAVIOR

IN DOGS

Most behavioral issues are learned based on both experiences and environment. That’s why in home dog training is so effective because this is where most behavioral issues occur and it’s where your dog feels the safest. Because your dog can’t speak English and you can’t “speak dog” many miscommunications occur. At Bark Busters, we can teach you how to communicate with your dog in a language he understands.

Areas

We Service

Aliso Viejo, Capistrano Beach, Corona Del Mar, Coto de Caza, Dana Point, East Irvine, El Toro, Foothill Ranch, Irvine, Ladera Ranch, Laguna Beach, Laguna Hills, Laguna Niguel, Laguna Woods, Lake Forest, Mission Viejo, Newport Beach, Newport Coast, Rancho Santa Margarita, San Clemente, San Juan Capistrano, Santa Ana, Silverado, Trabuco Canyon, and all communities in Southern Orange County.

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