Service Dogs

Service Dog Access Issues
Service dogs give people with disabilities more independence and provide life-changing benefits. Unfortunately, we experience far too many service dog access issues in public places these days.
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 …
Common Challenges for Service Dog Handlers
The most common challenge for service dog handlers is what to do when an establishment denies their dog access. First, make sure that you are in compliance with the law. It sounds silly to even state this, but I’ve seen a lot. For example, not all …

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.