Nick White (dog trainer)
|Occupation||Owner of Off Leash K9 Training, dog behavior specialist|
|Known for||Dog training|
Nick White is a celebrity dog trainer, author, and a veteran of the United States Marines Corps. He is the official dog trainer of The Pet Show on ABC News. White also published Raising the Perfect Dog: Secrets of Law Enforcement K9 Trainers.
After his military service in Fallujah, White worked as a celebrity bodyguard and then joined the Secret Service as a bodyguard. Since 2010, White has owned and operated Off-Leash K9 Training in Woodbridge, Virginia.
White was born in Urbana, Ohio and trained the family’s German Shepherd to do basic tricks. His unit was one of the first to enter Fallujah during Operation Phantom Fury and relied heavily on specially trained dogs to sniff out bombs, contraband, and enemy combatants.
After his combat service, White’s security details for the Secret Service included Presidents George W. Bush, Barack Obama, and Vice-President Dick Cheney. White worked with bomb-detecting and protection dogs during his White House details and then started training dogs for private clients. He did demonstrations in dog parks and advertised in local trade magazines, eventually leaving the Secret Service in 2010 to open Off Leash K9 Training.
White’s clients include private dog owners, military and law enforcement professionals, athletes, and entertainers. In March 2013, White worked with Vohne Liche Kennels of the National Geographic reality show Alpha Dogs for an upcoming episode.
White is also on the board for the Prince William County Humane Society and helped established their Warrior Buddies Program  which pairs shelter dogs with returning war veterans, free-of-charge. White has also regularly appeared on the show "The Pet Show with Dr. Katy Nelson" as a consultant for the show.
- "The Pet Show with Dr. Katy Sept. 22, 2012". ABC 7. Retrieved October 23, 2013.
- Jon R. Anderson (July 23, 2013). "Off the leash: Former Marine turns passion into profession". Air Force Times. Retrieved October 23, 2013.
- Aaron Task (April 5, 2012). "Dog Training Secrets of the Military and Police: Iraq Veteran’s Amazing Job". Yahoo! News. Retrieved October 23, 2013.
- David Schuller (February 25, 2013). "Top Dog". Northern Virginia Magazine. Retrieved October 23, 2013.
- Brooke Arnold (April 3, 2013). "Nick White". The Dogington Post. Retrieved October 23, 2013.
- Katy Nelson (February 25, 2013). "Va. dog trainer to appear on reality series 'Alpha Dogs'". WTOP 103.5 FM. Retrieved October 23, 2013.
- Lauren Hagen (February 17, 2011). "Obedience Secrets Unleashed". The Virginia-Maryland Dog. Retrieved October 23, 2013.
- Jackie Rothenberg (October 2012). "Dogged Determination" (PDF). The American Legion Magazine. Retrieved October 23, 2013.
- White, N.R. (2011). Raising the perfect dog: The secrets of law enforcement K9 trainers. S.I. CreateSpace.
- "Warrior Buddies Program"
- "Off-Leash K9 Training"