Hilton ButlerHilton Butler is a husband and father of seven in Frisco, Texas. He and his wife, Christine, started K-9 Bootcamp in the summer of 2005 with the dog training skills that Hilton learned in the military.

The former Air Force Staff Sergeant has 20 years of law enforcement experience, police K-9 Handling, and was an instructor for the Department of Defense Dog Training School.

He was trained by the U.S. Air Force, has worked with all branches of the military and other government agencies including the FBI, Secret Service, Department of Homeland Security and TSA. His intensive service and training in the military included some not-so-everyday situations like training dogs for gunfire tolerance and detection of explosives.

Hilton and familyHilton’s military experience set the stage for his expertise as a trainer and provided access to a side of the dog world few ever see or even know exist. This understanding and appreciation of the dog/owner relationship hits home with even the most novice dog owner.

With the creation of Hilton Butler K-9 Training and Rescue, Hilton has been able to realize his purpose for enhancing the dog-owner relationship, giving shelter dogs a second chance and matching service dogs to people in need.