Colton Brooks:

Owner / Master Trainer

Since the early age of 10 years old, Colton has been passionate about working with dogs. Studying under some of the best trainers in the midwest, Colton acts as the master trainer/behaviorist for Brooks Canine Center specializing in all breeds and ages. Colton has extensive training and expertise in a wide variety of dog training categories including working with serious aggression issues, narcotic sniffing, basic obedience training, service dog training, therapy dog training, agility training, and much more. Colton is certified in pet first aid and CPR and is also a certified AKC CGC Evaluator. Colton owns 5 dogs with his wife Brittany: a Golden Retriever, a Pit Bull, 2 French Bulldogs, and a Wired Haired Dachshund .

Brittany Brooks: General Manager

Brittany has been with Brooks Canine Center since 2016. Brittany has taken over as general manager for Brooks Canine Center focusing on customer relations, social media, advanced pet care, and keeping Colton in check. Brittany owns 3 dogs and takes approximately 20,000 photos of each dog per day.


Eduardo Guzman: Kennel Manager

Eduardo has been with Brooks Canine Center since 2006. Eduardo has become a master in dog behavior and care watching over the Brooks Canine pack. Eddie, as well as other members of the staff, is certified in pet CPR and first aid. Eddie owns 1 dog, a Jack Russel who is the best leader Brooks Canine Center has ever seen.


About Us

Brooks Canine Center was established in 1989 as a boarding and dog training facility in Northbrook, IL. Throughout the years, the canine center has relocated to a home setting in Des Plaines, Il. Brooks Canine Center has an extensive background in the care and training of a wide variety of breeds and behavioral issues. The center has acted as a columnist for the Daily Herald and Journal and Topics writing and answering questions on canine behavior. The center works closely with numerous rescue organizations helping to train and place rescue dogs in their forever homes. Brooks Canine Center has also gained the attention of many well known sports and television superstars including Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen, Jimmy Butler, Taj Gibson, Kelly Ripa, Scott Conant, and have trained dogs for the National Geographic Wild Show My Dog Ate What?. The staff at Brooks Canine Center has been with them since as early as 1998 and is highly trained in recognizing behavior in dogs as well as their overall care. Brooks Canine Center is currently working hand in hand with "Peaceful Paws Crisis Dogs" supplying crisis/comfort dogs to those in need. Currently, Brooks Canine is one of the most well known and highly rated pet care/training centers in the north shore of Chicago including, but not limited to, Winnetka, Wilmette, Highland Park, Northbrook, Glenview, Evanston, along with the north west suburbs of Park Ridge, Des Plaines, Mt. Prospect, Palatine, Buffalo Grove, and have even expanded services to Kenosha Wisconsin, Racine, and Mt. Pleasant. Brooks Canine Center is a proud family owned business whose main goal is to provide the best possible experience for you and your pet.

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