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DockDog World Competitor: Alfredo Rivera

How do you feel about being invited to the 2010 Stihl Dogs & Logs World Championships? It’s an incredible honor – there are so many talented dogs across the country. To be included in an elite class of athletes is … Continue reading



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Interview with Lisa Weber: DockDogs World Competitor

How do you feel about being sponsored by Sit Means Sit for the 2010 Stihl Dogs & Logs World Championships? I feel very lucky to have been able to be sponsored by Sit Means Sit. To be backed by a … Continue reading



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Interview with Tony Lampert: World DockDogs Competitor

How long have you been a trainer with Sit Means Sit? 3 Years. How do you feel about being invited to the 2010 Stihl Dogs & Logs World Championships? Very Excited this is Baxter’s 1st year in Dock Dogs. What … Continue reading



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Interview with Julie Jay: DockDogs World Competitor

How do you feel about being sponsored by Sit Means Sit for the 2010 Stihl Dogs & Logs World Championships? I like that the philosophy can be followed by anyone. It teaches clear communication and bonding between the dog and … Continue reading



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Fred Hassen’s Viral Video Interview with TechPaparazzi.com

Sit Means Sit’s founder and CEO Fred Hassen was recently featured in an interview on the well-trafficked technology blog TechPaparazzi.com. This is an excerpt from the article posted to techpaparazzi.com: Hassen’s channel “Reality Dog Training TV” features dog training tips, … Continue reading



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Is Your Dog Ready for the Hunt?

From IdahoStatesman.com BY PETE ZIMOWSKY – pzimowsky@idahostatesman.com Hunting season is approaching fast, and dogs have to be as prepared as their masters. You’ve got your guns, waders, decoys and boat ready. But what about your dog? “It takes six to … Continue reading



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Find a Sit Means Sit Dog Trainer

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Sit Means Sit Cleans Up at 2010 DockDogs World Championships

Seven competitors recently represented Sit Means Sit at the 2010 DockDogs World Championships. Two World Championship Titles came home with Sit Means Sit along with a handful of podium finishes. Read all the details here.



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Dog Training Article: The Facts About Modern Electronic Training Devices

“We recognize that older products were often unreliable and difficult to use humanely. But we feel that new technology employed by responsible manufacturers has led to products that can be and are being used safely and effectively to preserve the … Continue reading



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Fear Aggressive Retriever Dog Training Episode 3

Click here to see Episode 1 or Episode 2 of our dog training video with Bob and Christa Hunt and their Chesapeake Bay Retriever ‘Timber’. As you recall from Episode 1 & 2, ‘Timber’ had shown us that he wasn’t … Continue reading



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Myth vs. Fact: Help My Dog is Collar Wise!

As published in K-9 Cop Magazine June/July 2010 Myths and Facts In this article series we aim to examine some common myths associated with the use of electronic training collars in the handling and training of a police k9. This … Continue reading



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Training a Fear Aggressive Retriever – Episode 2

Click here to watch Training a Fear Aggressive Retriever – Episode #1 first. As you began to see in Episode 1 with ‘Timber’ the Chesapeake Bay Retriever, his owners are not exactly confident with his behavior around other dogs. There … Continue reading



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Training a Chesapeake Bay Retriever – Episode 1

  Does your dog do this? This dog training video follows Bob and Christa Hunt during their first training session with Sit Means Sit dog trainers Fred Hassen and Ashton Fitz-Gerald. Their Chesapeake Bay Retriever ‘Timber’ has some behavioral issues … Continue reading



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Cleveland Dog Training Review

Mike and Paul, First and foremost – thank you for the training you provided Reese….and me! I must admit, I certainly had my doubts going into this whole thing, but I also knew that I was at my wits end … Continue reading



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Dog Training News: Be Safe Around Dogs – Classes for Children

SCOTTSDALE, AZ – In honor of National Dog Bite Prevention Week, May 16 – 22, Sit Means Sit Dog Training School invites valley parents to bring their children to KidsPark in Scottsdale for a free educational lesson called Be Safe … Continue reading



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Dog Training Review: Peachtree City, Georgia

I can’t believe what a change in our dog. We got him when he was a 1 year old LARGE puppy who wanted to jump on you and chew your arms off. Within 1 week he has stopped chewing on … Continue reading



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Dog Training: Controlling Dog Aggression

When dealing with a strong willed or aggressive dog, it’s often times necessary to call in the big-guns. This family was serious about getting control over their young African Boerboel. Even though this dog is still a puppy (he’s only … Continue reading



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Become a Dog Trainer: Just another day

Just another day at the office for a dog trainer Ever dreamed of spending your days doing something you love? Want to have a truly rewarding career where you can spend a day playing with dogs and sharing your wealth … Continue reading



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Dog Training Article: Rollerblading & Cycling with a Dog

Have you ever wanted to exercise your dog by jogging, rollerblading or cycling with them? Today, Sit Means Sit shows you how to do just that! Check out the dog training video below and be sure to leave a comment … Continue reading



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