General Guidelines for Training, Certification, and
Documentation of Canine Detection Disciplines
ANSI/ASB Standard 088, First Edition 2020
This standard contains requirements for the development of training of canine handlers and canines and will also detail the canine team assessments and the basis for certification procedures including record keeping and document management. This standard does not cover discipline specific guidelines.
Crime Scene/Death Investigation – Dogs and Sensors Terms and Definitions
ASB Technical Report 025, First Edition 2017
This technical document provides the standardization of terms and definitions used in the detection dog community. The use of standardized terminology in the detection dog community promotes consistency across jurisdictions and relieves the judicial system of conflicting terms and definitions.
A suite of evidence-based guidance notes detailing good practices underpinning delivery of effective detection dog capability. A phenomenal resource for step-by-step detailed protocols on creating odor soaks, performing odor recognition tests, and dozens of other detection-related guides.