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Human Remains K-9 Team Test

certifying organization info

Eastern States Working Dog Association, INC
Human Remains K-9 Team Test
P.O. Box 187 Mount Holly
NJ 08060


This test is designed to evaluate the work dogs ability and proficiency in searching designated areas for the scent of human remains. For certification the team CANNOT MISS any aids. A false indication shall be defined as a miss and will cause the K-9 team to fail the test.
With the exception of the building and the water searches, the minimum search area must be 50 yards by 50 yards. The area size for the building and water searches will be at the discretion of the Trainer.
One test area will not contain an aid.
A total of four, legally obtained aids must be provided by the handler; two of the aids must be less than three two months old and two of the aids must be more than two months old. Each must consist of bone and/or soft tissue.

Human Remains K-9 Team Test Website


Oral or Written Exam Required? Yes

Renewal Required? Every 1 Year(s)

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