Ep. 69: Spotlight: ARSA - Titling Opportunity

Ep. 69: Spotlight: ARSA - Titling Opportunity


  • Dianna L. Santos
  • Melissa Stagnaro

In this spotlight episode, we speak with Melissa Stagnaro regarding the titling organization in the United States, American Rettungshunde Sport Association (ARSA), where teams may work a variety of Search and Rescue Sport (IPO-R) classes based upon the rules set by the international Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI) and the International Rescue Dog Organisation (IRO).

This is excellent conversation discussing the details of ARSA and also how handlers may volunteer for local SAR-groups, to learn the ropes and see if they and their dogs may up for the task to join a team and deployed.