ASTM International - ASTM F1879-98
Standard Guide for Demonstrating Obedience and Agility in Search and Rescue Dogs
|Publication Date:||10 April 1998|
|ICS Code (Animal husbandry and breeding):||65.020.30|
1.1 This guide is intended to provide voluntary uniform guidelines for obedience and agility training for Search and Rescue (SAR) dogs throughout the United States.
1.2 This guide provides a minimum set of training goals against which SAR dog teams and organizations may voluntarily evaluate their own training programs.
1.3 This guide provides a means of documenting a minimum standard for those agencies who request SAR dog resources for SAR operations and require such documentation.
1.4 Local SAR dog handlers and parent organizations are responsible for testing and verifying that individual resources meet or exceed these guidelines.