About Dogs First, Dog Training

Tania Chappelle 
Owner of Dogs First 
I am passionate about building relationships with dogs 
I have a special interest for giving dogs an opportunity to do the job they want and need to do and helping owners to be a part of that
I also have a special place in my heart for puppys … don’t we all !
So much innocence, so much joy and so much potential 
Alongside running Dogs First I am also lucky enough to work for the UK’s leading dog trainer and behaviour Education and accreditation body, The Institute of Modern Dog Trainers. I work as an Assessor and instructor on IMDT Behaviour and Training Courses.
I also work at Crufts and organise the IMDT’s annual conference which includes trainers such as the epic Kay Laurence 
I am also the winner of the 2014 IMDT Ambassadors award 
I am continuously developing my professional Qualifications
I am a Distinction Member of The Institute of Modern Dog Trainers and Behaviourists I have a Level 3 in The Principles of Dog Training and Behaviour, a Level 4 in Understanding and Working with Canine Behaviour: Analysis and Application and a Level 5 In Understanding and Working with Canine Behaviour 
My continuous Professional development includes attending regular courses in dog training and behaviour and reading up to date literature