I’m quite a few decades removed from my high school years (shhh!).


Once upon a time, a certain number of semesters of foreign language was required in order to graduate high school. 


I did the bare minimum requirement and managed to pick up a few phrases each of German, French, and Spanish. 


What those phrases were I couldn’t tell you because I can’t speak a lick of any of them today! 


But I do speak one very important language. 


It’s a very rare and misunderstood language. 


In fact, there are a great many a-people who think they can speak this language when they really can’t. 


That’s where I come in.


The language that I’m referring to, of course, is Dog. I speak Dog fluently. 


When I first bought this franchise, I had to travel to Denver, Colorado for 3 weeks of intensive training learning exactly how to speak Dog. 


We would do classroom training in the mornings where we learned all about dog behavior and dog psychology. Then in the afternoons we would work one-on-one with dogs perfecting the techniques in the field that we had learned in the classroom. 


By the end of the 3 weeks, Dog was practically seared into my brain.


Now, after having trained thousands of dogs over the last 12 years, I speak Dog just as fluently as I do English!


What about you? Do you speak Dog?


Here’s a little quiz to find out:


— Does your dog only sometimes or rarely follow your commands?


— Is your dog perfectly behaved in certain situations but goes crazy in others?


— Is your idea of disciplining your dog shouting some variation of  the following?: “No! I said no! That’s enough! STOP IT! Hey! Get back here! Bandit. Bandit! BANDIT! I SAID NO!”


If you answered ‘Yes’ to any of the above, then I’m afraid to say you do not speak dog. At least not fluently. 


Let’s face it, if telling a dog ‘No’ really worked, then no one would need a trainer!


The good news is that we at Bark Busters can teach you how to speak Dog. Not only that but we do so from the comfort of your own home.


You may not become as fluent as we are at it, but you’ll be able to speak it well enough to communicate with your dog, and that’s all that really matters. 


If you or someone you know is struggling with how to speak Dog, send them our way. Casey and I would love to be ambassadors into your dog’s world and get you speaking their language.



Wag more,


Ann Heathman

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