Matt Cox is the owner and lead trainer of Impact Dogs. Through his experience as a police K-9 handler and trainer, he developed a passion for the world of K-9. Matt has worked alongside two partners, K-9 Cato, a dual-purpose German Shepherd (retired) and K-9 Oscar, a dual purpose Belgian Malinois. Matt is a graduate of Allen County (IN) Sheriff K-9 Academy and Vohne Liche Kennels Trainers School. As his desire to train dogs expanded in both the police and pet realms, it grew into Impact Dogs. The vision of Impact Dogs is also focused to "Impact" lives. This is ultimately where the name Impact Dogs came from; a mission to provide exceptional dogs, training and equipment blended with opportunities to positively impact people's lives beyond today.
Impact Dogs is family owned and operated. Matt Cox oversees day to day operations, Manages all aspects of the business including, Training, Breeding and our Boarding Hotel. he is also our primary dog trainer.
Our Vision: Providing exceptional working-class dogs, training and equipment while impacting lives beyond today.
Our Values: These core principles guide our company as we pursue our vision.
Exceptional Quality: In every area of our company, we take the time and money to invest in doing things right. From breeding genetics, care and nutrition of our dogs and puppies, to how we conduct one-on-one training and research to promote only time-tested products...we spare no expense or time to offer you the very best.
Service: We exist for you.
Impact: We try to be much more than a company that JUST sells dogs and offers dog training. We believe in order to achieve our God-given mission, we have to be more. Around every corner, we look for opportunities to help others and IMPACT lives. As an example, each year, Matt raises or buys a police K-9 to donate to a police agency who is unable to afford the usual 10-15K price tag.
Innovation: We seek innovation through technology and techniques as we pursue effective, efficient and valuable solutions to training, breeding, facility and equipment needs.
Integrity: We desire to uphold honesty throughout our company and guarantee quality in all that we offer.