His first dog was a boxer, after he breed since the sixties, receiving just the first important results.
Professor of canine genetics and zoognostic for the courses for judges of the SAS Italy,
he has since devoted entirely to the Neapolitan Mastiff for over 30 years, raising and producing bloodlines with the affixe “dei MARAVETI”.
Imbimbo is member of the Gruppo Cinofilo Irpino and of the SAMN (Società Amatori Mastino Napoletano) and adviser when the company was refunded.
He also raised great danes, bull terrier and French bulldog.
ENCI and FCI judge since 1970, he is an all-round judge and ENCI trainer for new judges of dog shows. He is also AKC judge.
Mr. Imbimbo is also the author of articles published in many languages (French, German, Russian, Portuguese). He wrote two books on the Neapolitan mastiff, the first published by Olympia in Florence, the first ever book about Italian mastiff, published for three successive editions that sold up to 20,000 copies. The second monograph published by the Neapolitan mastiff (De Vecchi) in 1980 was translated into Spanish and French.
He posted a comment about the Neapolitan Mastiff in the monography of the Italian breeds that ENCI published in 2003.
Best in Show judge in many shows around the world (Europe, Brazil, Mexico, United States, Russia, Peru, Ecuador, etc) and he has judged in many countries of North and South America, Russia and throughout Europe.
He collaborates with Italian and foreign kennel periodicals and offers his advice Cinotecnica Kennel international associations including AKC and ENCI, the last one held in Bari in May 2008 on the theme:
“Canine genetics and DNA.”