Welcome to The National Association of Security Dog Users
NASDU promotes standards, training and education within the private security dog sector and offers support and guidance to both members and end users, it was established in 1996.
NASDU is recognised within the security industry by the Security Industry Authority (SIA) *, British Standards Institute (BSI), Skills for Security, BSIA, IPSA together with the Home Office, NPCC, DATR, as well as many Animal Welfare Groups and local Authority Dog Wardens. 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.
*Whilst a recognised body by the SIA, NASDU is not an Approved Contractor for the deployment of security dogs.
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 security industry and for those who are concerned with care, health, safety and welfare of dogs within the security industry.