• Our Training Videos

    Great Dogs provides clients access to quality videos containing general dog training information, personalized updates on client dog’s training progress, and 1 on 1 owner instruction to develop communication and relationship with their pet.

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  • Train With Brian

    To have your dog trained by Brian, please fill out the training application for The Great Dogs Resort.  We are a luxury board and train facility that specializes in creating better behavior in dogs through training of both pet and owner.


  • Board & Train

    Brian offers in person private training sessions at the Great Dogs facility to pet owners, professional trainers and shelter staff and a customized Board & Train program for training with dogs in a realistic home environment where dogs receive individual attention and care.
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  • Work with Brian

    The Great Dogs training facility is by appointment only. To schedule training and consultations please contact Brian by:

    Email: brian@greatdogs.dog

    Phone: 914-755-8892


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Great Dogs 5 Acre facility is the realization of years of research in premier canine training and is the vision of perfection for owners and their best friends.  The tranquil hills, open pastures, outside and inside training areas represent an experience/environment like no other. Great Dogs Training and Behavior Center is a picturesque, serene, safe, clean facility created to enhance the training and learning experience for both people and their canine family members.

The facility enables dogs to be socialized and exercised with other dogs both inside and outdoors. In a stressful world, Great Dogs has developed a fun, safe, learning environment for you and your pet. The training is based on the concept of a connected relationship between you and your canine.  Current clients summarize the experience best: “This is the ONLY facility to which I am willing and happy to entrust my best friend.  The small number of dogs and individual treatment cannot be surpassed.”

about Brian

In his multifaceted career spanning several decades, 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.

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Received New York and Pennsylvania State Veterinary Awards for Impact on Animals in Media

Part Time Faculty For The Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine for 15 years

What Our Clients Have To Say

Brian has worked with my greater swiss mountain dog only two days and what a difference! She is a shy dog with little confidence, but in just two days she is a different dog. I have had several trainers. They all have said to take little steps with her and not force her to do… Read Entire Testimonial “What a difference!”

Nora Cushing

Brian Killcommons is more than a nationally respected author, dog trainer and behavior specialist. Brian is also a compassionate visionary. While his expertise is actively sought out by the rich and famous, Brian has never forgotten the neediest animals – animals with difficult behavioral problems abandoned at municipal animal shelters. I have seen Brian transform… Read Entire Testimonial “Brian plays an instrumental role in decreasing the number of pets euthanized.”

– Ed Boks, Former Executive Director

We agreed to take over the care of an eight-year-old mixed breed dog who had been found abandoned and roaming the streets many years ago by a family member. The dog’s experiences over the years created fear aggression in him that occasionally would be explosive. On his daily walks in the neighborhood he was always… Read Entire Testimonial “When you are working with Brian, it is clear that he cares about your dog and he cares about you.”

Anthony DelMastro

Master Class

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Reading a book about dog training is great, but it is also a  challenging effort to understand and apply.  Expert dog trainer, Brian Kilcommons, wants to help you and your puppy.  With his Online Masterclass, Brian will teach you how to develop good behavior and relationship with puppies, adults and adult dogs PLUS deal with problem dogs. Easy to understand step by step video classes with all you need to know about raising a happy, well-behaved dog. His philosophy: Fun, Fair and Firm combined with Touch, Tone and Telepathy works with almost any dog and owner.