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Dog handling

Our professional patrol dog unit has been established for over eight years.

During this time we have achieved Associate Company membership with NASDU.

All security dogs will be deployed in accordance with recommendations contained in BS 8517-1:2009 Code of Practice for the Use of General Purpose Security Dogs, which addresses the following: -

  • Administration
  • Kennelling/Husbandry
  • Health,& Welfare of the Dog
  • Equipment & Clothing
  • Operational Requirements
  • Transport & Kennelling

As part of our commitment to NASDU, any staff and Security Dogs that might be assigned to potential clients will have received the following Training:

Level Qualification Guided Learning Hours
Entry NASDU Award Dog Handling Safety Techniques 15 GLH
Initial Level 2 National Award General Purpose Security Dog Handling 50 GLH
  In addition to this we will ensure that any Officers and Security Dog's deployed on client premises undertake Annual NASDU Refresher Training.  

An NVQ Level 2 Training Certificate in regular monthly continuation training in provided to all our patrol dogs and trainers.

Further to this all patrol dogs and security dog handlers are re-evaluated and examined annually.

Dog Handling
Guard Services AA Security personnel are highly experienced in all aspects of security. Our uniformed officers in liveried patrol vehicles will visit and inspect premises at regular random intervals.
Control Room Our 24 hour control centre is the nucleus of our operations ensuring rapid response to queries and immediate reactions to incidents.
Keyholding Service We have a network of keyholding personnel who are vetted, trained and available to respond rapidly to alarm activations. We will hold keys and access codes to your premises.
Dog Service Our Professional Patrol Dog Unit has been established for over four years. During this time we have achieved NASDU Associate Company Status.