Dog Decompression
Dog decompression is important! I will never forget the first several times I told a foster that the dog needs to decompress when coming into their home. They looked at me as if I was being unfair to the dog. Most humans, …
What Is The Best Service Dog Breed
The answer to the question ‘What is the best service dog breed?’ will vary by dog trainer and that should give you pause. It really shouldn’t. But there is a reason. Let’s take a look at the sorry state of service dog training and what the criteria should be.
Canine First Aid Kit
Accidents happen and it is better to prepare beforehand. This includes putting together a great first aid kit for your dog. Obviously, there are many canine first aid kits on the market and I have rarely seen one that was inherently bad. However, once you are …
No Dogs Allowed
“No dogs allowed”, he said. One of the first times I took a Service Dog (SD) out in public I was by myself. My mom came to visit me at the training school and we decided to take a dog into the public to grab some food. I had a shepherd mix with me at that time, …
Diary of a Service Dog Trainer
Welcome to my Diary of a Service Dog Trainer. After being in the industry long enough, you start to notice a trend. People are not getting the dogs that they are being promised. I have a PTSD service dog and a cardiac SDiT.
Total K9 Focus - Professional Service Dog Training

Total K9 Focus is a professional service dog training company of Sarah Gill and Ralf Weber. Sarah Gill is a Certified Master Dog Trainer and was trained and certified through a Canine Master Trainer Program. Ralf Weber is a TWC Certified Professional Dog Trainer and author of the canine book "If Your Dog Could Talk". Total K9 Focus offers in-person Service Dog Training in Southern California and Board and Train programs as well as virtual training worldwide.


Services and Area

We are located in Southern California and train service dogs nationwide. Hence, Total K9 Focus currently offers local service dog training in several areas. Riverside County, Orange County, San Bernardino County, Los Angeles County, and San Diego County. In addition, we offer our service dog board and train program and all virtual training services nationwide.

Are you looking to get your own service dog? You came to the right place! We are experienced service dog trainers. Consequently, we can help you with any service dog request. For many of our clients, we train a service dog from puppyhood. However, we also evaluate the service dog potential of existing pets or rescue dogs. Our flagship product is our board and train program. In addition, we offer owner-trained service dog support. Further, provide virtual service dog training worldwide.

Further, we can add tasks to an existing service dog you already have. Or help you solve a tasking, training, or behavioral challenge you may face with your current service dog. We offer several service dog financing options to make it possible for you. We recommend you start by reading our article on what makes a good service dog. Next, review the Service Dog Consultation page to understand the high-level process. Finally, once you're ready to move forward, please use our service dog contact form to schedule your free consultation.