ASTM International - ASTM F1879-14(2020)

Standard Guide for Demonstrating Obedience and Agility in Search and Rescue Dogs

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Organization: ASTM International
Publication Date: 1 April 2020
Status: active
Page Count: 3
ICS Code (Accident and disaster control): 13.200
ICS Code (Animal husbandry and breeding): 65.020.30
significance And Use:

4.1 This guide establishes the minimum level of obedience and agility required for canines to perform safely and effectively on a search dog team or crew.

4.2 Obedience skills ensure that a... View More

scope:

1.1 This guide establishes the minimum obedience and agility expected of canines that are part of a search dog team or crew.

1.2 Further training is required for a canine before it may perform as a member of a search dog team or crew.

1.3 This guide applies to canine members of all search resources classified in ASTM F1848 Standard Classification System for Canine Search Resources.

1.3.1 The advanced obedience and agility skills required for canine members of Kind D (Disaster/Collapsed Structure Search) dog teams or crews are not defined in this guide.

1.4 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

1.5 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.

Document History

ASTM F1879-14(2020)
April 1, 2020
Standard Guide for Demonstrating Obedience and Agility in Search and Rescue Dogs
4.1 This guide establishes the minimum level of obedience and agility required for canines to perform safely and effectively on a search dog team or crew. 4.2 Obedience skills ensure that a dog is...
December 1, 2014
Standard Guide for Demonstrating Obedience and Agility in Search and Rescue Dogs
4.1 This guide establishes the minimum level of obedience and agility required for canines to perform safely and effectively on a search dog team or crew. 4.2 Obedience skills ensure that a dog is...
April 1, 2005
Standard Guide for Demonstrating Obedience and Agility in Search and Rescue Dogs (Withdrawn 2014)
This guide may be used by units, handlers, and requesting agencies when evaluating dog resources or as a basis for establishing local minimum performance guidelines or standards. It is suggested,...
April 10, 1998
Standard Guide for Demonstrating Obedience and Agility in Search and Rescue Dogs
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...
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