Austin Hoage

Meet Austin Hoage


How long have you been working with animals?

Since I was seven years old and I got my first horse and grew up on the family farm.

What brought you to Kraftwerk K9?

The love for animals and being able to work outside. Getting to play and learn about training with the puppies and the big dogs.

What’s your favorite part of the job?

Getting to say “Hi!” to the dogs is very therapeutic and cheerful! My co- workers are pretty great too.

What are you happiest doing when you are not working?

Fishing, hunting, hiking and camping.

What is your personal motto?

Push through the pain

What hobbies are you passionate about?

Hunting, fishing and riding

Tell us something we don’t know about you?

I own a gorgeous bulldog named Bella.