About Us

Meet The Owner of Executive K9 Protection Group

Eric Gallant

Eric Gallant, a native New Yorker, has been training dogs since he was 12 years old. It has always been a passion of his.

Eric was a member of the 82nd Airborne’s elite Paratrooper regiment. After the Army, he worked as a personal dog trainer and a narcotics dog handler for a military contractor. Eric has completed over 100 hours of service dog apprenticeship training in New York City.

Eric now resides in Alexandria, VA, with his family. He founded Executive K9 Protection Group and is dedicated to training his clients’ dogs for obedience and protection. Eric works with families and individuals for high-quality dog training, and he matches his clients with the perfect protection dogs. Executive K9 Protection Group is a government contractor and is licensed to sell dogs in Virginia and Maryland, and to the federal government. We are also members of the American Protection and Patrol Dog Association (APPDA).

Certificates from Parks K9:

  • Master Dog Trainer
  • Narcotics Dog Handler
  • Scent Detection Trainer


  • Boulder Colorado Search and Rescue
  • Tactical training – private instruction
  • 100 hours of service dog apprenticeship training in New York City

* Federal DUNS number available upon request. 



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