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Chris Banke, Training and Breeding Kennel Co. Owner

April 06, 2016
Chris Banke established his training company at the age of 19. After that he founded what has now become a large training facility that is currently located in Northern Vermont. His journey did not end there as Chris Banke went on to found his own breeding kennel as well, “vom maechtigen Turm.” Chris Banke has accumulated over thirty years of training experience at a multitude of levels from basic pet training to advanced law enforcement training. He currently works as an independent trainer for the motion picture industry and pet people alike. His own dog, “Dino von der Maineiche”, received the second highest Schutzhund/IPO III in the United States with a trial score of 297. Also, in 2008, Chris and Dino were in the Oscar nominated movie Frozen River, directed by Courtney Hunt.

Whether it be for Obedience, competition, or entertainment, Chris Banke is a dog trainer that can help you get the results you are looking for. Even as a teenager, Chris Banke has had a passion for training German Shepherd Dogs. His passion has led him to be a part of many training organizations. He was a founding member and Vice President of Schaeferhund Schutzhund Club, a founding member and training director of The Mid-Island Schutzhund Club and a founding member of The Pinebarrens Schutshund Club. Let Chris Banke help you with your training or dog handling needs.