"Developing the K9 Mind and Enriching the Human Spirit."
Sit Means Sit - Massachusetts provides professional dog training in Boston and the surrounding New England areas. We offer programs to fit any and all dogs... no matter the age, size, breed, or personality, we have you covered!
Read below to learn more about our dog & puppy training classes. If you have any questions, feel free to contact us today!
Performance Guarantee!! Do you want the best for your Dog? Do you plan on going out of town? Do you lead a busy lifestyle? If you answered 'yes' to any of these questions our Board & Train Program is the dog obedience training program for you. Let our Massachusetts Dog Trainers address your dog’s bad behaviors and develop them to be an obedient canine companion. Then we’ll teach you how to maintain the good behaviors. During the Board & Train Program, your dog will be in the care of our trainers and be constantly supervised while developing good behaviors and socializing. Sign up for your free dog training evaluation today!
The Private Dog Training Lessons Program is tailored for your individual needs and can be done in your home or in public. Choose from traditional training or learn how to use the Sit Means Sit System for your dog. We walk you through a step-by-step program that will last a lifetime for your dog! Sign up for your free demonstration today!
Private lessons at your home are designed to teach the owners the principles of raising a well-mannered and social puppy. A crucial time in a dog’s life ends at 16 weeks of age. Topics covered in these puppy training classes are house breaking, management systems, handling skills, socialization exercises, confidence building, intro to obedience, and overall owner awareness.
This is offered to graduates of our Board & Train Program. Going away on vacation? Have your dog's training fine-tuned while you are away. During the Board & Review, your dog will be in the care of our trainers and be constantly supervised while training and playing. Frequent field trips and exercise sessions are part of the program while brushing up on your dog’s training.
Do you work as a Veterinarian, Vet Tech, Groomer, Doggy Day Care personnel or in the pet industry? Would you like to have Sit Means Sit address your staff regarding dog training, dog behavior problems, or dog bite prevention? We’ll provide the lunch and you will learn important tips provided by our staff of experienced dog trainers. We’ll even provide some entertainment with our dogs doing handstands, bouncing off walls, and other cool tricks.
Would you like to host a dog training seminar? Have our staff of professional dog trainers address your group. We’ll cover basic obedience to off-leash control. We will also address behavioral problems such as aggression, submissive behaviors, nuisance barking, jumping, and leash pulling.
What’s more fun than having well trained dogs doing hand stands, back flips and bouncing off walls at your special event. We’ll provide entertainment for your birthday party, corporate event, half time show or festival.
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Maybe you’ve seen Dave and his dog, Yeager, appear on the David Letterman Show, Channel 5’s Chronicle, Fox 25, Guinness Book of World Records TV Show, The Outdoor Channel, and halftime shows at Gillette Stadium.
Dave started his dog training career in 2001 in Denver, Colorado where he opened his first company, Sit Happens Dog Training. Dave’s ability to train any dog and communicate the techniques with clients quickly made him a sought after trainer. He began performing seminars across the country for pet owners, dog trainers, and working dog handlers. Dave eventually partnered with the Sit Means Sit Franchise and moved to the corporate headquarters in Las Vegas. There he directed the franchises dog training school for two years. Now, back in Massachusetts, Dave provides his expertise to clients in the Boston Area.
Will spent 12 years in the Culinary industry as a manager and chef. After completing the Sit Means Sit Dog Training program with his dog Sydney, Will hung up his chef's coat to pursue a career in dog training. He began the sit means sit apprenticeship program where he quickly became a skillful dog trainer. His knowledge coupled with his ability to effectively communicate dog behavior to clients has made him a valuable asset to our team. Will currently competes in the sports of dockdogs and hunt test with Sydney, a Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever.
Hannah learned to train dogs the best way. She applied the principles of Sit Means Sit in the training of her one year old Australian Shepherd Hatrick, a dog and breed that has its own ideas on what well trained means. She took Hatrick, full of energy, wary of strangers and other dogs and turned her into a great example of a happy, calm and friendly canine. What did she do with all that puppy energy? That’s where agility courses, Frisbees, and acrobatics figured in. Training dogs was an easy transition for her after spending the last twelve years riding and training horses and competing in many local horse shows. When she is not training dogs, Hannah works part time as a Registered Nurse caring for patients at a physical rehabilitation hospital. After completing the Sit Means Sit apprenticeship program Hannah has joined our team to continue to share her passion for training with clients and their dogs to help them accomplish their training goals.
See What Our Clients Have to Say About Our Outstanding Dog Training Programs.
The Sit Means Sit program enabled me to take my two dogs Gaea and Dayzee on mountain hikes without worrying about them chasing wildlife. It's great to hike with my dogs and not worry about spooking the wildlife, thank you!
I am impressed with Sit Means Sit skills and techniques in training and even more impressed with their results. We have seen unmanageable dogs that become ladies and gentlemen with their tutelage.
Sit Means Sit has changed my out of control lab, Zoey, into a well-behaved dog. She pulled on a leash so badly that I couldn’t even take her for walks. After only one week, she was heeling off leash and right by my side. It was amazing! Now I enjoy hikes, walks, and other outings with her. I truly believe that Sit Means Sit can train any dog.
I just wanted to thank you and let you know how well Sammy and Sophie are responding to their training. Honestly, it feels like a miracle. We ran with both dogs on Monday morning. They both did a GREAT job. Thank you, already our lives have improved and both dogs seem happier.
I speak from experience when I say Sit Means Sit are excellent dog trainers. We receive many compliments on our well behaved dogs, thanks to Dave and his great staff. We are all much happier with our dogs as I know they are with us.
Goliath could not be brushed. We’ve tried several trainers and training techniques and were even asked to leave a training class. After one session with Sit Means Sit, Goliath can be brushed without biting us! He even seems to enjoy it now!