Dog Training

About Brian Kilcommons

A multifaceted Author, video producer, educational consultant, investigative reporter, expert witness, pet industry spokesman, lecturer & master trainer, Brian Kilcommons is supremely qualified to assume the mantle of authority on a wide range of animal issues.

In his multifaceted career spanning almost thirty years, Brian has witnessed & addressed a myriad of human/animal relationships – from the tragic to the sublime, from the dramatic to the frivolous. His knowledge, insight and, some say almost mystical empathy with animals, has enlightened pet owners & enthusiasts around the world.

Brian Kilcommons has proven to be an articulate spokesman in the fields of animal behavior & training.  His high profile, engaging on-stage presence, excellent communication skills & sheer exuberance about all things connected with pets and pet ownership are qualities eagerly sought by the corporate world in the marketing of their pet products and services.

From mountain tops in Italy to yachts in Nassau, from rambling homes in Palm Beach to townhouses in the world’s elite. Included in Brian Kilcommons’ list of clients are such famous names as: Harrison Ford, Diana Ross,Ashley Judd, Geoffrey Beene, Morley Safer, Marvin Hamlisch, Linda Dano, Elsa Peretti, Ashley Judd, Diane Sawyer, Carly Simon, Mike Nichols, Scavullo, Candice Bergen, Ralph Lauren and Patrick Ewing.

Television appearances include: 20/20, CBS This Morning pet expert, Good Morning America, QVC,  HGTV, The Oprah Winfrey Show, A&E “Dogs,” The Today Show, ABC Weekend News, CNN(global), Prime Time Live, The Wall Street Journal Report, PBS Gentle Doctor: Veterinary Medicine and  FNC Pet News Host.

He has also done investigative reporting features for CBS Morning News and Eyewitness News, and hosted Fox News Channel Pet News. Regional TV and radio appearances include Cleveland, San Francisco, San Diego, Los Angeles, Houston, Dallas, Seattle, Atlanta, Portland, Minneapolis, Chicago, New York, Toronto, Philadelphia, Boston, Vancouver.

Brian has been interviewed in many major market publications, including: Time Magazine, New York Times, Redbook, Town & Country, Atlanta Constitution Journal, People, Miami Herald, Toronto Start, Boston Globe, USAToday, San Francisco Chronicle, Parade Magazine, Vancouver Sun, Philadelphia Inquirer, Newsday, St. Louis Post Dispatch, LA Times, Chicago Tribune, Glamour, Dogs In Canada, Mc Calls, Palm Beach Daily News, DogWorld, Dog Fancy, Seventeen, In Style Magazine and Woman’s Wear Daily.

 

Professional positions include:

Training & Director, Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League West Palm Beach
Executive Director of the Walter Turken Training for Adoption Program
Editorial Advisor, and Host to Mag Rack’s Celebrating Dogs
Part-time Faculty, Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine
Consultant, Comcast Pets On Demand
Board Member Angels On a Leash
Director of Training, The Center for Animal Care & Control, NYC
Director of Training, Invisible Fence Co.
National Spokesman, Pets Are Wonderful Council (PAW)
Official Trainer, The Gentle Doctor: Veterinary Medicine PBS syndicated series 1989-1992
Behavior & Training Coordinator, ASPCA
Director of Training, Bide-A-Wee Home Association
Pet Parent Advisory, Board, Ralston Purina
Men’s Committee, New York Zoological Society
Vice Chairman, Holyland Conservation Fund, Reintroduction of the Asiatic Lion/Lion Of Judah to Israel
Editorial Board, CATNIP Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine, Feline Newsletter