Dog Training Blog


Northwest Women’s Show 2014

Northwest Women’s Show 2014 presents Got Sit Dog Training. It’s back for the 26th time the weekend of March 21, 2014 – March 23, 2014 at CenturyLink Field Event Center. Owner Marvin Versteeg and his crew of elite Got Sit Trainers along their furry best friends will be struttin’ their best stuff! This is a great opportunity, to come  talk with our trainers, whether you are […]


Is my dog broken?

In doing thousands of in-home consultation over the years, I have run into endless amounts of people who were convinced that their dog could not be helped.  I am asked, “Is my dog broken?”  My response is always the same, “NO!”  When our dogs are acting out or responding negatively to normal stimuli in our […]


King5 Best of Western Washington Nominee; Got Sit Dog Training

King5 Best  of Western Washington is back in full swing and Got Sit Dog Training has been nominated for King5 Best of Western Washington; BEST Training!  King5 Best of Western Washington is one of the most anticipated events of the year for business owners all over Western Washington with over 20,000 nominations within 17 sections […]


My dog is licking his feet; boredom or health issue?

I have a question. Just when I feel like we were having some great breakthroughs in training, Layla ruptured her CCL and has to be kept immobile for 2 weeks and then xrays will determine if she needs surgery or not. She has taken to licking her feet out of boredom; any suggestions on how […]


Vaccines Without Mercury

Dr. Renee, Is there a DHLPP vaccine without mercury ? Hi Marvin, I did a bit of research and found that mercury isn’t used much in vaccines any more.  It can be hidden in vaccines as “merthiolate,” but those are usually the older-type vaccines.  The product “thimerosal”, while technically a mercury product, is actually ethyl mercury.  […]


2013 Northwest Women’s Show Presents Got Sit Dog Training

The Annual 2013 Northwest Women’s Show presents Got Sit Dog Training the weekend of March 1, 2013 – March 3, 2013 at CenturyLink Field Event Center. Owner Marvin Versteeg and his crew of elite Got Sit Trainers along their furry best friends will be struttin’ their best stuff! Bring your friends and family to enjoy […]