NASDU promotes standards, training and education within the private specialist detection & search dog sectors and offers support and guidance to both members and end users. The specialist division of NASDU© was introduced in 2016, following NASDU’s successful work within the private security dog sector having originally been established in 1996.
NASDU is recognised within the specialist detection dog industry together with the Home Office, NPCC, DATR, as well as many Animal Welfare Groups. NASDU keeps members up to date with the industry and related topics together with British Standards, Codes of Practice and training materials. The following pages contain information about NASDU, how to join, together with the benefits of membership. Regular updates will be made on our website and Facebook page announcing news and items of interest within your sector.
NASDU is also an Approved Centre with the awarding organisation HABC (who are regulated by OFQUAL and SQA) for the delivery of accredited learning programmes.
To achieve and promote national standards for ALL Trainers, Handlers and Dogs used within the private specialist detection dog industry and for those who are concerned with care, health, safety and welfare of dogs within these sectors.