Category: Service Dogs

Cardiac Service Dog
A cardiac service dog supports people with heart conditions impacting their life. Cardiac service dogs can help people with a wide range of cardiac conditions. Some common conditions include: Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS), Cardiomyopathy, …
Service Dog Encounters
Service dog handlers must prepare for encountering other service dogs during outings. We can’t assume that other dogs are well-behaved. It could be a fake service dog. But it could also be a legitimate service dog in training; it could be that dog’s first public access trip, or the dog could have an “off” day.
Service Dog Vests
One of the most important aspects to understand about service dog vests is this: they are optional. According to the ADA, it is not a requirement for an assistance dog to wear a vest of any kind. Many service dog handlers choose to have their service dog in a vest or harness, but it is not a requirement.

This category is focused on service dogs. Sarah and Ralf have extensive experience training reliable service dogs. No matter your tasking needs, we can help you. Please use our contact form to get in touch with us.


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.