Code of Ethics

  • To train dogs professionally with honesty, integrity and in the best interest of the dog, the owner and the public.
  • Actively provide and promote force-free training methods and actively reject any methods or equipment that may cause physical or mental discomfort.
  • Continue Professional development through books, workshops, courses & seminars.
  • Respect the privacy and confidentiality of clients.
  • Carry suitable professional insurance including public liability.
  • We agree to work within our professional limits and agree to refer owners with needs beyond those limits to a suitable professional.
  • Provide and promote science based, proven dog training principles to a high, professional standard.
  • Avoid positive punishment as a tool for training dogs.
  • Proactively benefit dogs and dog owners.
  • Proactively promote The IMDT.

King's K9 abide by the Institute of Modern Dog Trainers' Code of Ethics.