Accredited Education and Qualifications for Dog Trainers & Behaviourists
The Institute of Modern Dog Trainers is a leading body and independent Course provider for Dog Trainers and Behaviourists. The IMDT was founded to promote the very best in understanding and training of dogs through quality Trainers and ultimately, owners. Founded in 1999 by Steve Mann, with a great deal of invaluable help from leading Dog Trainers throughout Europe, America and the UK. The aim of The IMDT is to provide high quality training, education and membership to all Dog Trainers, with an emphasis on proven, ethical and science based teaching methods.
Through a comprehensive range of Courses and assessment, The IMDT offers a recognised and accredited qualification as well as a supportive, positive network of Members with a purpose of developing and offering the very best dog training and behavioural advice.
The IMDT is a Registered Learning Centre for The Open College Network & offers education and qualification that is externally verified, quality assured and recognised within the industry
To be recognised and identified by Clients as a Member of The IMDT reassures Owners that you have undergone a respected Assessment process, resulting in the very best training and behavioural advice.
All IMDT Members adhere to a strict Code of Ethics that guarantees respect for all dogs and Owners.
IMDT Members enjoy support and encouragement from the IMDT ‘family’ through a network of social media, Head Office support and events such as the IMDT Members Day.
Use of The IMDT branding and logo on all marketing material as a ‘kite-mark’ of quality training.
Biennial Reassessment ensures all IMDT Members continue with quality CPD to guarantee consistent development of science based, ethical and professional dog training and behaviour modification.
Quality Assurance; The IMDT offers the very best in education, support and dog welfare.
Above all else, Members of the The IMDT must be able to demonstrate a sound theoretical and practical knowledge of proven, ethical and science-based dog training and behaviour and abide by The IMDT Code of Ethics.
Founder Steve Mann is the author of ‘Easy Peasy Puppy Squeezy’and often advises and presents on the Lorraine show.