Originally from Maine, Eric grew up in the great outdoors where he and his family always had dogs. Eric founded Active Dog in 2011 with his right hand dog, Tobias. He currently lives in Weston, Connecticut with his wife Tara, son Casen and their two dogs. Tobias is a ten year old Greater Swiss Mountain Dog and Cooper is a three year old Golden Retriever. Eric enjoys playing golf, skiing and performing with his modern-country band, Hazzard County. He has a graduate degree in Financial Risk Management from the University of Connecticut.