Professional dog trainer Chris Banke has worked in the industry since age 15 when he decided to make a hobby and passion his lifelong career. Banke, who currently trains dogs in Northern Vermont from his large training facility, has worked across various facets of the industry since he began with a meager interest as a teenager with a Doberman dog. After working under other dog trainers, including one of the U.S. top trainers, Chris Banke began his own business by age 19 and trained multiple dogs to IPO/Schutzhund III as well as working with competition handlers. He also worked in breeding with his own kennel and competition dogs. His trained animals have excelled in various facets and continue to do so today.