At Sit Means Sit of Northern Virginia, our team of premier dog trainers understands how important it is to our customers to teach their dogs basic obedience skills. We have a variety of dog training programs and services so you can find something that will work perfectly for your canine companion. We specialize in basic obedience, behavior modification, off-leash control and more for dogs of all ages.

In this blog, we hope to provide additional educational information to our customers, ranging from important company news to tips and advice on dog training at home. Contact us today for more information about our dog training services and to schedule your first class!

  1. How to Teach Your Old Dog New Tricks

    The old adage “you can’t teach an old dog new tricks” is an incredibly old saying that dates back to the 1500s when the original author, Anthony Fitzherbert, used it to express that once a person has spent more than half their life in bad habits, it is difficult to teach them a different path.…Read More

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    How to Make Puppy Training Fun

    We’ll bet that based on the article title, you are wondering fun for who? Well, both of you! Your puppy doesn’t have the attention or patience for a full day at puppy school and we doubt that the constant repetition and discipline is fun for you either. Think about your own training and memory r…Read More

  3. 6 Basic Commands Your Dog Should Know (Or Learn)

    It’s no doubt that you love your dog unconditionally and want to show him or her off to all of your friends and family, as you should. However, it’s important that your dog is well behaved in order for everyone to have a positive experience. While there are hundreds of commands that your four-le…Read More

  4. 5 Things You Should Know Before Adopting A Dog

    Choosing to add a furry friend to your family is one of the best decisions that you can make. Whether you’ve had dogs before, you have a dog now, or you’ve been eager to add a four-legged friend to your family, adoption is an excellent opportunity to take advantage of. That being said, adopting …Read More