Meet: Chris Winkler

Meet K9 Trainer: Chris

Chris, the owner and founder of Elite K9 Training, is a veteran of the armed forces, having served in the United States Marine Corps. After his honorable discharge in 2012, Chris’s journey with dogs began with the acquisition of a service dog. Since then, his fascination with the world of dogs has been unwavering, driving him to spread the benefits of canine companionship, task work, and relationship-building within his community.

Chris’s passion lies in teaching and instructing canine behavior and conditioning. Through numerous apprenticeships, seminars, events, and workshops, he honed his expertise, culminating in the establishment of Elite K9 Training LLC in 2017. With a profound love for dogs, community, and people, Chris is dedicated to instructing and providing solutions to complex problems.

His passion permeates every aspect of the Elite K9 Training programs, offering experiences that must be felt and seen to be fully comprehended.




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