Thursday, 21 July 2016

Chris Banke, Trainer and Active in Organizations for The Cause

Chris Banke is a part of many training organizations in addition to being a trainer and breeder. He felt the importance of great training minds coming together and helped by being a founding member as well as serving as 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 Schutzhund Club.

The training Chris Banke offers ranges from Law enforcement, competition, and entertainment. He is skilled as a dog trainer for pet training, estate protection and an independent dog handler. He launched his training company at the age of 19 and since then Chris Banke has always worked to make sure his skills were at the top of his game. After establishing his training company, his training facility is currently located in Northern Vermont, Chris Banke then went on to found his own breeding kennel, “vom maechtigen Turm.” He is proud of the achievement of being the first American to compete in the RSV2000 World Championship with his dog Iriac vd Maineiche Ipo3.

He has now gained over thirty years of training experience. Chris Banke is capable of working at all levels or training. He currently works as an independent trainer for the motion picture industry and works for 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.