Local to the Williamsport Area

Extended Stay Training

Your dog comes to our facility for a minimum of 6 weeks to be trained on Basic Obedience
commands.  The Basic Obedience Training includes voice commands of Sit, Stay, Down, Heel, Off
and Autosit.  These commands are all taught while on a leash.   

While not in training, your dog is able to play at our doggie resort (as long as it is dog friendly and

We can also work on specific behavioral issues such as chewing, nipping, mouthing, barking,
humping, jumping on counters, etc...  

After training is complete, we bring the dog back to your home and train you on what it has
learned.  Remember, all the training in the world does no good if it is not followed up by you!!   
We ask that anyone who interacts with the dog on a daily basis be present at the return visit
(about 1-2 hours long). All fees associated with this type of training include boarding and food!
Plan your vacation around your dog's training and come home to a new and improved dog for
about what you'd pay just for boarding! Call us for details related to your specific needs at

Training Classes:

Sit Happens offers a variety of dog training!  Basic and Advanced Obedience Classes and Therapy
Dog Classes!! All of the classes are held on the 1st Floor of the Pickelner Arena located in
Downtown Williamsport.  Parking is available in the YMCA Patron Parking area or on the street.  
Enter through front of Pickelner Arena and straight ahead!

The Basic Obedience Training includes voice commands of Sit, Stay, Down, Heel, Off and Autosit.  These
commands are all taught while on a leash.
How old does your dog have to be? 16 weeks old is the ideal age to
begin training! (6 Week Class)

Next Start Date is: Estimated: August 2015- 6pm-8pm on the 1st floor of the Pickelner Arena.  The class
lasts 6 weeks. E-mail us at beth@sithappensinc.com or call 570-326-1166 today to sign up!

Advanced Obedience Training goes over Canine Good Citizen testing, stand, stand & stay, includes off
leash training, sit in motion, down in motion, CGC Test at end of class. (9 Week Class)

Next Start Date is:  Next class will likely be early August 2015/ 6pm -8pm at the Pickelner Arena in downtown
Williamsport. E-mail us at beth@sithappensinc.com or call 570-326-1166 today to sign up!!!

Therapy Prep Training is a preparatory class to get certified as a therapy dog, tested by a therapy dog
evaluator at the end of class. (6 Week Class)

Next Class Estimated Start Date is: Estimated:Unknown, 6-8pm, 1st floor of the Pickelner Arena in
downtown Williamsport. E-mail us at beth@sithappensinc.com or call 570-326-1166 today to sign up!!!
(6 weeks)

Doggie Boot Camp: This is a basic, good dog ownership class that is free to the public.  It is co-sponsored
by the City of Williamsport and begins July 26th!  It takes place in Brandon Park (meet at the Bandshell)  
Sunday 1pm-3pm (minus the Mini-Indy race weekend and any EXTREME weather days) and runs until our
Halloween Dog Costume Contest! It is a GREAT opportunity to socialize your dog.  This year's Halloween
Costume party is Ocober 25th and it will be held at the Pickelner Arena (same times). It is the last day of
Bootcamp for the summer!

Boarding Options:

Cageless Option:

We can provide a "Cageless Boarding" for your dog.  Do you have a special situation that requires
this type of boarding?  Call us and tell us about it.  We may be able to help you

Stay & Play Option:

The dogs at Sit Happens LOVE "Stay & Play!!"  Dogs who are well socialized are able to run and
play in a supervised, cageless environment.  This type of boarding is similar to our Doggie Daycare
except they spend the night.  Stay & Play dogs have the opportunity to exercise all day long and
are kenneled to sleep at night.  There is even a beautiful in ground pool for summer-time fun when
the weather cooperates but if your dogs doesn't like water, no worries.  We monitor the heat and
if it is simply too hot outside we bring them into the air conditioning for brief cool down periods
during the day.  Socialization is the key to raising a happy dog!  Interaction with staff and other
dogs will benefit your dog tremendously!!

*All dogs must be evaluated upon arrival to ensure they "play well on the playground" with the
others.  Dogs must be neutered / spayed if over six months old to be eligible for "Stay & Play."

Kennel Boarding:

This option is perfect for older dogs, dogs who are not neutered/spayed or dogs            
that are not well socialized. Our kennels are gigantic! They have plenty of room to walk around and
stretch out even if your dog is a GREAT DANE!  We take the dogs outside individually several
times a day to get some fresh country air!

NOTE: Anyone wanting to drop or pick up at our facility must do it between 10am and 2pm to
allow all of our dogs as much run time as possible. They also must call ahead of time so we know
you are going to be there. There is a football field distance between the gate and the kennel...we
will never know you are there if you don't call ahead! Thanks!

Doggie Daycare:
This is an opportunity for your dog to get out and run! Come play with us during the day and be
home at night ready to snuggle with you. We have 5 acres of fenced in land for lots of playful fun!
We pick up Monday through Friday in Williamsport at 7am and drop off at 530pm (NO HOLIDAY
DAYCARE).  Let your dog run and have fun instead of chewing up your couch! Call us for details.

Did you know we also offer these options while your dog is staying with us?

* Nail Trims
* Brushing
* Extra Baths
* Ear Cleaning
* Vet Visits
* Special Requests

Commonly Asked Questions About Our Boarding

I live in Williamsport do I have to drive my dog all the way there?
No, we pick up and drop off Monday through Friday in Williamsport (No major Holiday
pick-ups/drop offs) Call us for details.

What if my dog has medications?
Not a problem at all.  We just need to know instructions for administering them as well as how
they should be given (with peanut butter, treats, etc...).   We do
not charge an additional fee for
administering medications.

Do I send my own food?    
You can either send your own food or we can provide dry dog food.  Some dogs tend to have a
sensitive stomach.  If you do send your own food, please pre-package each serving in a ziplock
bag with your dogs name on it.

What about bedding?
We provide all the blankets, comforters or food bowls your dog needs. If you do send something
from home, don't be upset if it doesn't come back!! We are NOT responsible for blankets or
bedding destroyed!!!

What Vaccinations are required?
ALL dogs must have Rabies, Distemper and Bordetella shots to Board or participate in our Doggie
Daycare.  A copy of your vaccinations
will be required.

Are Reservations Required?
YES!  Reservations are required for both Boarding and Doggie Daycare.   Please remember peak
times (summer and holidays) tend to book fast so plan in advance! (That doesn't mean we can't
take your last minute requests, so you can always call us to inquire.)

Can my dogs sleep together?
If you are boarding more than one dog and would like them to sleep together, no problem.  Just
let us know when you make your reservation.

Will my Yorkie be with the big dogs?
Dogs are separated according to size.  Small dogs with small; big with big.  Unless your Yorkie
thinks it's a Great Dane!
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