Palm Beach County, FL

Our Palm Beach Dog Training location provides professional puppy and dog training services for Boynton Beach, Boca Raton, Delray Beach, Lake Worth, Palm Beach, Palm Beach Gardens, West Palm Beach, Wellington, Manalapan, Hypoluxo, Lantana, Greenacres , Jupiter and all areas of Palm Beach County.

We offer a variety of programs that will provide you with the professional instruction and guidance that you and your dog need. Your journey toward a more well-behaved and happy dog starts with our FREE evaluation. During this evaluation we will get to know each other’s needs and expectations. Your trainer will describe and show you, how we have successfully trained many dogs with many different types of issues. We have dealt with a wide range of issues, including separation anxiety, aggression, housebreaking, jumping, learning basic and advanced commands. Maybe your dog just needs to listen better to you or understand what “Door Manners” are. Your trainer will then describe each of our available programs so that you can choose the one that fits your needs. Many clients are amazed at the turnaround in behavior that can be accomplished with this training and your help.


Robert Burnell Trainer/Evaluator

Sit Means Sit of Palm Beach County’s Owner/Head Trainer is Bob Burnell. Bob is a graduate of the No Limitations School of Remote Collar Training and the Animal Behavior College. Bob, now retired, has over 17 years experience as a Police Officer.

Bob was a K9 Officer and had served with the N.Y.P.D and a local Law Enforcement agency here in South Florida. Bob was awarded the Commissioner’s Award for highest academic average from the NY Police Academy. Bob has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Hofstra College and has received several awards for academic excellence. Bob is a veteran with the U.S Army and served with the 82nd Airborne and overseas with a Pershing Nuclear Missile unit

Bob has over 20 years of experience in training dogs. This started long ago while living in Long Island NY where he enrolled in a Shelter Dog training program at the North Shore Animal League under noted author and trainer- Brian Kilcommons. Bob has continued his dog training education through numerous seminars taught by some of the worlds leading trainers- Balabanov, Hassen, Bellon and Hodges. Learning about dog training is a lifelong commitment and passion.

Bob is also a Certified Master Instructor for Pet First Aid & CPR through Pet Tech. Bob has been an instructor at various Police K9 workshops and was an instructor at Law Dog, Las Vegas, where he taught basic K9 First Aid to attendees.

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Lori Shepherd Evaluator

Lori started as a handler with K-9 Caring Angels in Manassas, VA as a client and handler before becoming an evaluator ahead of her move to Florida where she can continue to spread the joy that Therapy Dogs can provide while working to grow the number of K-9 Caring Angels working!