Unlock the Power of Dog Understanding

Our mission is to foster positive, respectful, and enjoyable relationships between pet owners and their beloved companions.

Board and Train

Leave your furry friend in the capable hands of our expert trainers and witness the incredible journey to a well-mannered and obedient companion. This program is designed to provide comfort and security for both you and your pet, ensuring they receive top-notch training while enjoying a safe boarding environment.

Puppy Training

Our Puppy Training program is designed to instill essential skills and create a strong foundation for a well-behaved and happy future. From basic obedience to crate and potty training, we cover it all. Our expert trainers guide your puppy through a journey of learning, socialization, and confidence-building.

Behavior Modification

Our experienced trainers work closely with your dog, employing a combination of techniques to bring about positive change. With patience, understanding, and expertise, we’ll help your dog become the best version of themselves.

Our Training Programs

Discover the Total Control K9 Difference

At Total Control K9, we offer a range of training programs designed to meet your unique needs and goals. Our expertise includes:

Our programs are built on a foundation of understanding and respect. Nicholas’s perspective is that effective training is about creating a bond where both you and your dog can communicate and relate. With 20 years of experience and a commitment to building unique relationships with his K9 partners, Nicholas now brings that same level of care and dedication to your furry family members.


We Love to Take Care of Your Dogs

Owner and Trainer Nicholas Converso was born and raised in Buffalo, NY and is a 20 year Navy and Law Enforcement veteran.  Nick joined the Navy in 2004 and was a military working dog handler. 

During this time, Nick also participated in multiple presidential sweeps throughout the nation and several deployments overseas during his time as a MWD handler. 

In 2013, Nick joined the Sheriff’s Office and became a trainer on the agency’s K9 unit in 2014.  Nick worked on the patrol division and became head trainer in 2018, with responsibilities such as K9 annual certifications and teams training. 


Total Control K9 Reviews

“Total Control K9, LLC changed our lives! Our dog had severe behavioral issues, and we were at a loss. The Behavioral Modifications program was a turning point. Thanks to Nicholas and his team, our dog is now a well-mannered and happy companion. We’re forever grateful for the transformation.”

Victoria S.

“Enrolling our puppy in Total Control K9’s Puppy Training was the best decision we made. The trainers provided a nurturing and positive environment for our little one to learn and grow. Our puppy is now well-behaved and a joy to have around. Thank you for giving our fur baby a great start in life!”

Ebony B.

“Leaving our dog in the hands of Total Control K9’s Board and Train program was a game-changer. The progress our dog made during their stay was incredible. We now have a well-mannered and obedient companion. The trainers’ dedication and expertise shine through in every aspect of the program.”

Josh A.

“Total Control K9’s Personal Protection program has given us peace of mind and a greater sense of security. Nicholas’s unique approach and commitment to safety are second to none. Our dog is now not only a loving companion but also a protector. We couldn’t be happier with the results.”

Mike D.


Most Asked Questions

We primarily serve the Northeast Florida region.

We offer a comprehensive Puppy Training program, which includes a range of essential skills and a strong foundation for well-behaved and happy puppies.

Our unique approach, based on a deep understanding and respect for dogs, sets us apart. With 20 years of experience, we aim to create strong bonds and lasting relationships with families and their furry companions.

We provide Behavioral Modifications programs to address issues such as jumping, barking, and chewing. We tailor our programs to meet specific training needs.

You can begin your training journey with us by contacting us for a free consultation. We’ll discuss your goals and provide pricing information to get you started.

Our Personal Protection program is designed to train dogs to provide protection and security to their owners. Nicholas’s expertise in this area ensures both the dog’s and owner’s safety. This program is ideal for those seeking added security and peace of mind.


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