A professional trainer for over thirty years, Brian has specialized
in handling difficult dogs. Brian, with his partner Sarah Wilson, has
published seven books with Warner Books: Good Owners, Great Dogs; My Smart
Puppy; Childproofing Your Dog, Good Owners, Great Cats, Paws to Consider, Tails
from the Barkside, and Metrodog. They were the Pet Contributors to Parade
Magazine from 2002-2006.
Brian has been featured on 20/20, CBS This Morning,
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. He hosted Fox News Corporation's
Pet News. He has also served as the CBS Morning News Investigative Reporter and
Animal Expert on WABC Eyewitness News, Channel 7.
Articles on Brian have
appeared in New York Times, Time Magazine, Town & Country, Toronto Star, Boston
Globe, USA Today, St. Louis Post Dispatch, LA Times, Chicago Tribune, Glamour,
Palm Beach Daily News, Woman's Wear Daily.
He has served as Director of
Training for Animal Care & Control of NYC, Executive Director of the Walter
Turken Training for Adoption Program; the Editorial Advisor and Host to Mag
Rack's Celebrating Dogs; a part-time faculty member of Tufts University School
of Veterinary Medicine (since the early 90's); on the Editorial Board of CATNIP
Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine; Feline Newsletter; the National
Spokesman for Pets Are Wonderful Council (PAW); Official Trainer for The Gentle
Doctor: Veterinary Medicine, a PBS syndicated series 1989-1992; Behavior &
Training Coordinator for the ASPCA; Director of Training for Bide-A-Wee Home
Association; Co-Founder & President of the Society of New York Dog Trainers; Pet
Parent Advisory Board for Ralston Purina.
Brian's clients have included:
Harrison Ford, Diana Ross, Ashley Judd, Geoffrey Beene, Morley Safer, Marvin
Hamlisch, Linda Dano, Elsa Peretti, Diane Sawyer, Carley Simon, Patrick Ewing,
Mike Nichols, Scavullo, Candice Bergen, and Ralph Lauren.
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