Chris is a retired Police K9 Sergeant /Trainer with the City of Madison Police Department, Madison Wisconsin after 24 Years Police Service (19 years K9 experience). Between 2006 and 2015, Chris provided ongoing training of police dual-purpose K9 teams in narcotics detection, tracking, building clearing, article searches, obedience, and apprehensions for completion of NAPWDA certifications. Outside of police canine and narcotics, Chris has been apart of Canine Search Solutions (Wisconsin SAR Organization) since 2013 as a training consultant for trailing, area search and cadaver disciplines. Outside of search and rescue, Chris has been assisting families with private personal training in obedience and problem behaviors for their personal canines.
Chris is an instructor for INBTI and has had the opportunity to train not only across the US, but also in several European countries. She currently works K9 Jake, a Bavarian Mountain Scent Hound who is great at what he does, but really hates mornings.