DOB: 2/21/18
Breed: Labrador Retriever
Career-Changed from: Guide Dogs for the Blind
Training Phase: C
Scent Training Phase: 7
Learn about our training phases and scent training phases.

Fun Facts:

Totem loves to play with people, other dogs and just sit and chew on his toys. He loves to parade around with his toys and show them off. Silly dog!

Totem’s Journey

Active Training

Placement with Client

Ready for Graduation

Working Life-Saver

Totems’s Updates

Status Update 11/20/19

Totem has been placed!! Now Team Totem will work for many months to achieve the necessary benchmarks in order to graduate! Way to Go!

Status Update 11/5/19

Totem has finished his formal training!!

Status Update 10/1/19

Totem is almost done! He has just started his final testing today. Go Totem!

Status Update 9/17/19

Totem passed his bringsel test today! He will begin pairing with scent this afternoon.

Status Update 9/11/19

Totem is preparing to take his bringsel test this week. Once he is done he will start learning how to pick his bringsel up when he finds the low blood sugar scent.

Status Update 8/7/19

Totem has learned to hold a dumbbell and has progressed to learning to hold the bringsel. He also started to learn to discriminate between a Hot and a decoy.

Status Update 7/24/19

Totem is doing very well holding his dumbbell and soon will start learning how to pick up a Bringsel.

Status Update 7/8/19

Totem has just started his scent training and is doing very well.

Status Update 5/18/19

Totem has started his training and is doing well. His friendly face and willing attitude is a big his at the training center.

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