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Sit Means Sit Spotted on NBC’s Today!

Sit Means Sit was recently spotted on NBC’s “Today” Show. Watch the video and see if you can spot us!



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Minute Maid Park Gone to the Dogs

Sit Means Sit was recently asked to perform with their dogs at Minute Maid Park during the Houston Astros baseball game. Representatives and their human counterparts from four Sit Means Sit franchises took to the field and “wow’ed” the crowd … Continue reading



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Chocolate Lab House Training in Maui

Aloha Fred, Here is a picture of Motoki our 8 month old chocolate lab who lives on Maui in Napili. He isn’t allowed on the bed but saw Nani Girl our cat and figured “why not”. He knows not to … Continue reading



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Akron Ohio News Spotlight on Sit Means Sit

Our Sit Means Sit location servicing the Cleveland-Akron area of Ohio was recently featured in the West Side Leader, a weekly community news publication. Click here to read the entire article on akron.com.              



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‘The Late Show with David Letterman’ Features St. Louis Dog Trainer

Our very own St. Louis dog trainer Tony Lampert was recently featured during a segment of ‘The Late Show with David Letterman’ on CBS on dock diving dogs. Tony and his dog Baxter were among the contestants jumping their dogs … Continue reading



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Trainers Dominate World Championships

Sit Means Sit as recently represented for the third year in a row at the DockDogs World Championships in Canton, Ohio from September 2 – 4, 2011. The 2011 season in the DockDogs circuit saw a tremendous competition brewing for … Continue reading



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HITS Police Training Workshop

Fred Hassen CEO, Darrel Hager (Sit Means Sit Chicago) and Bob Campanile (Sit Means Sit Ocean County, NJ) recently presented demonstrations at the 2011 Police K9 Magazine Annual H.I.T.S. (Handler Instruction & Training Seminar) Conference in Washington D.C. HITS is … Continue reading



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Sit Means Sit Makes Top 50 List

Sit Means Sit made the top 50 list for top franchise businesses by the Franchise Business Review. The overall franchise landscape is a very different place than it was five years ago. Thankfully, it’s also a different place than it … Continue reading



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Fred Hassen Interviewed by National Federation of Independent Business

Read the full article here: http://www.nfib.com/nfib-on-the-move/nfib-on-the-move-item?cmsid=56239 Fred Hassen, Founder and CEO of Sit Means Sit Inc. was recently featured in an article by the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) on using online video marketing such as YouTube to build … Continue reading



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Sit Means Sit Dog Achieves Search Dog Certification

Congratulations to Carla Collins and Joker for certifying with the North American Police Work Dog Association in human remains detection. This 5 day testing seminar was sponsored by the Dallas Fire Department with evaluators from Border Patrol. The certification process … Continue reading



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Interview with Jon Langdon World DockDogs Competitor

How did Remy perform in the qualifying rounds in the Stihl DockDogs World Championships this year? Remy did very well.  With his first jump for big air he went out to 25’5″ sending him straight through to quarter finals.  In … Continue reading



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Iron Dog World Champion Interview – Tony Lampert

How did Baxter perform in the qualifying rounds in the Stihl DockDogs World Championships this year? Baxter did Awesome in the Iron Dog qualifying round. He qualified straight to the finals on Sunday his first day. In Extreme Vertical Baxter … Continue reading



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Interview with Alfredo Rivera – 3rd Place Extreme Vertical

How did Power Puma perform in the qualifying rounds in the Stihl DockDogs World Championships this year? Puma won 1st in the first EV Qualifier round. How did Power Puma do overall in the World Championships this year? Any new … Continue reading



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Interview with World’s Competitor Julie Jay

How did Caddis perform in the qualifying rounds in the Stihl DockDogs World Championships this year? Caddis and I made the quarter finals in Big Air with a 25’2 and finished 6th place over all.  Caddis and Britten finished 6th … Continue reading



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2010 DockDogs World Championships Results

Iron Dog Finals 1st Place – Tony Lampert & ‘Baxter’ 2nd Place – Craig Haverstick & ‘Henry’ 3rd Place – Jon Langdon & ‘Remy’ 4th Place – Lianne Hassen & ‘Rex’ Big Air Finals 1st Place – Melissa Ness & … Continue reading



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Extreme Vertical World Champion Interview – Lianne Hassen & ‘Rex’

How did Rex perform in the qualifying rounds in the Stihl DockDogs World Championships this year?  Rex was a busy boy at Worlds and probably jumped over 50 times over the course of the weekend. On Friday, we tried to qualify … Continue reading



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Sit Means Sit Dogs at 2010 DockDogs World Championships

We are proud to have seven dogs representing Sit Means Sit at the 2010 Stihl Dogs & Logs DockDocks World Championships held at the 2010 Oregon State Fair! This is an invitation only competition where the best of the best … Continue reading



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World DockDog Competitor Interview: Fred Hassen

How long have you been a trainer with Sit Means Sit? I am the founder. How do you feel about being invited to the 2010 Stihl Dogs & Logs World Championships? It is always very exciting with the big crowds … Continue reading



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Interviews with World DockDogs Competitor Lianne Hassen

How long have you been a trainer with Sit Means Sit? I’ve been training with Fred since about 2001. How do you feel about being invited to the 2010 Stihl Dogs & Logs World Championships? Very excited. I have heard … Continue reading



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Interview with Jon Langdon: World DockDogs Competitor

How long have you been a trainer with Sit Means Sit? 2 1/2 years. I opened my own location a year ago. How do you feel about being invited to the 2010 Stihl Dogs & Logs World Championships? I’m very … Continue reading



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