ASTM F1879-98(2005)

    Standard Guide for Demonstrating Obedience and Agility in Search and Rescue Dogs (Withdrawn 2014)

    Withdrawn Standard: ASTM F1879-98(2005) | Developed by Subcommittee: F32.02

    WITHDRAWN, NO REPLACEMENT


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    Withdrawn Rationale:

    This guide was intended to provide voluntary uniform guidelines for obedience and agility training for Search and Rescue (SAR) dogs throughout the United States.

    Formerly under the jurisdiction of Committee F32 on Search and Rescue, this guide was withdrawn in April 2014 in accordance with section 10.6.3 of the Regulations Governing ASTM Technical Committees, which requires that standards shall be updated by the end of the eighth year since the last approval date.

    1. Scope

    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.



    2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    ASTM Standards

    F1633 Guide for Techniques in Land Search

    F1848 Classification for Search and Rescue Dog Crew/Teams


    DOI: 10.1520/F1879-98R05

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    Citation Format

    ASTM F1879-98(2005), Standard Guide for Demonstrating Obedience and Agility in Search and Rescue Dogs (Withdrawn 2014), ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2005, www.astm.org

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