Joe is originally from the St. Louis, MO area, and has been studying and practicing dog training for nearly 5 years. He joined KC Elite’s team with a shared passion for a balanced-training approach, and is experienced in obedience training, on- and off-leash control, behavior modification, and the safe and effective implementation of a variety of useful training tools. He is constantly focused on expanding his knowledge of canine behavior and motivation, and has enjoyed studying the work and philosophies of renowned trainers such as Ivan Balabanov, Michael Ellis, and many more.
Joe’s pack currently includes Moose, a German Shepherd, and Auggie, a Belgian Malinois. In addition to working on fundamental training, he enjoys engaging with his dogs in numerous outdoor activities, trick training, and experimenting with various dog sports.