With over thirty years of training experience, Chris Banke is equipped to train in all training categories whether it be entertainment, law enforcement, or competition training. He prides himself in being active in the training community and as such he is a part of many training organizations which in addition to expanding his list of colleagues, also advances his skills and knowledge even further in regards to his training abilities. 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.
In addition to the training skills listed above, Chris Banke also specializes in Estate Dog Protection. He has even founded his own training facility in Northern Vermont, “Christ Banke Protection Dog Trainer” as well as started his own breeding kennel, “vom maechtigen Turm.” Chris Banke often works as an independent trainer and handler for the motion picture industry and pet people alike. He loves working with animals in every facet and that is why the field he is in has brought him great joy. His own dog, “Dino von der Maineiche”, received the second highest Schutzhund/IPO III in the United States with a trial score of 297. He was also the first American to compete in the RSV2000 World Championship with his dog Iriac vd Maineiche Ipo3.