Target audience

Representative for specialized dog training in the local groups. All members interested in specialized dog training.

Purpose

Representative for specialized dog training in the local group. All members interested in specialized dog training.

Contents

Part 1: General Part

Psychological basics 

Insurance for the dog 

First aid to dogs 

Legal basics 

Structure of the SV 

Part 2: Cynological basics 

The nature of the dog

Breeding and upbringing

Alimentation and health

Anatomy of the German Shepherd 

Expertise part Rescue dogs 

Suitability and selection 

Sportive promotion according to the basic concepts of the IPO-R of the FCI and IRO 

Operational capability

Exam rules

Practical Part 

Exercises from the exam rules for rescue dogs in the SV 

Usage criteria

Precondition

Full age valid membership in the SV. Affiliation to the federal group which organizes the seminar. Successfully passed rescue dog 1 trial. Proof of dog owner liability insurance and sufficient vaccination protection for the brought dog. 

Exam

Written expertise knowledge assessment at the end of the seminar. The questions stem from the SV “Handbook of Cynology“ Part I and II as well as from the SV handbook “The German Shepherd as rescue dog” (Expert part) and the exam rules for rescue dogs in the SV.

Certificate

Head of training license Rescue dog with certificate, valid for four years. A refreshment course needs to be taken to extend this term.