I would highly recommend Sit Means Sit. My dog, Charlie, responded very well. The area I see the biggest improvement is off leash. We take her to dog parks frequently, and before this training she completely ignored my husband and I as soon as she entered the gate. Now, she responds even from a distance. If there is an aggressive dog we want her to stay away from, or just when we are ready to leave, she comes as soon as we call her.
A few weeks ago we took Charlie to a dog event where Lisa had a booth. My husband and I felt comfortable with letting Charlie off her leash, and she rand a played with Lisa’s dog. Even though there were lots of people and other dogs around, Charlie was well behaved and still came when we called her. Having her off leash at an event like that, before this training, was something I never would have imagined.
Lisa has been great, and really works with you to help your specific needs. Walking on a leash was another challenge I had with Charlie, so Lisa agreed to come on a walk with us, on the same route I take every day. This way, we encountered the same distractions that I deal with when taking Charlie on a walk, and Lisa was able to walk through how to deal with them.