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Regulation on the procedure for conducting tests and competitions under the “Guard Service” program

KSU official program

General Provisions
KS is a classic international test and competition program for guard and guard dogs. The history of the COP has more than 70 years.
It is applied in nature and is designed to provide guard dogs to departments, troops, security agencies and individuals who need such a dog.
OS is an admission to the “Working Class” at exhibitions at the national level (CAC rank) in accordance with the Regulation on the admission procedure to the “Working Class” of KSU.
Competitions: regional and national (CAST).

On guard duty, check the skills:
– the behavior of the dog at the post, its relation to the “front” and “rear” (checked in the complex);
– range of barking, barking activity, fasting and dog voice (check at the same time);
– the attitude of the dog to the planted OR put on the post feed (check in the complex);
– attitude to the shot.

Description of skills

The behavior of the dog at the post, the attitude to the “front” and “rear”.

The “Guard!” Command, a directing gesture.
For testing, the judge checking the dog, before putting it to the post, puts two pieces of meat or another treat in the middle of the checkpoint under the wire and hides behind some shelter (fence, bush, building corner, etc.) at a distance of at least 70— 80 m ahead of the post. An approximate description of the equipment of the checkpoint is given at the end of the section.
The second judge (“sentry”) is 20 meters from the back of the post.
The judging panel is located 40-50 m from the back of the post.
The trainer, at the direction of the senior judge, puts the dog on the chain of the checkpoint, runs it along its entire length (from one limiter to the second), gives the command “Protect!” And a gesture towards the assistant’s exit, and leaves himself in a shelter located 30-40 m away from the back.
The dog should look warily and attentively to the front, not be distracted by the departed trainer in the rear of the post and not react to other irritants.
A skill is considered to be failed if the dog does not stop barking for more than 5 minutes.

Range of barking, activity of barking, fasting and dog voice.

After 5-10 minutes, the judge with the sleeves on the call of the judge slowly moves to the center of the post. Before barking at his dog, he puts a flag.
Before reaching 20-25 m, he changes direction and goes to one of the posts of the checkpoint, approaches the dog at a distance of 5-8 m and continues to move parallel to the post, trying to cross it.
When a judge appears, the dog should loudly and actively bark at him, moving along the line of the post depending on the rule of his movement, when trying to move the post, actively attack the judge and make strong grasp on the sleeve.
A skill is considered failed if the dog does not bark the judge closer than 20 m, and also if she does not have a grip.

Attitude of the dog to the feed thrown or laid on the post.

When trying to cross the line, the judge offers the dog a treat, and then throws it to the ground. The dog should be indifferent to the pre-set feed, not take it, not be afraid of the feed planted and offered from the hand, and not stop barking and attacking the judge at this time.
A skill is considered failed if the dog eats food (a treat).

Attitude to the shot.

As soon as the dog begins to actively attack the judge and makes a grip on the sleeve, another judge (“sentry”), at the signal of the senior judge, fires a shot.
The dog must not stop barking and attack the judge when fired.
At the judge’s command “Remove the dog!” The trainer runs out of hiding, fastens the leash, puts on a muzzle, then unfastens the chain and leads the dog away. If necessary, release the judge from the dog’s grip.
The skill is considered failed if the dog stops holding or barking.

Checkpoint equipment.

For the construction of the roadblock, two posts with a diameter of 15–20 cm are installed, which break into the ground to a depth of about 1 m, one from another 30 m.
The height of the column from the ground should be at least 2 m.
At a height of 1.5–2 m, a wire with a diameter of 0.6 cm is stretched between the pillar so that it, sagging in the middle of the site, is at least 1.5 m from the ground.
Before attaching a wire to both poles, several rings are put on it, a strong chain 2-2.5 m long is attached to one of the rings (the remaining spare ones).
The end of the wire is attached to poles in a specially hewn recess or to a metal hoop. On a wire 1.8–2 m from each column, a limiter is made that does not pass the ring and prevents the dog from running behind the pole (twist the wire, establish a fixed ring, etc.).
To strengthen the pillars in order to prevent them from tilting to the middle of the post, braces are used.
The territory of the post is cleaned of bushes, stones, etc. Depending on local conditions, the poles can be replaced by trees, one side of the wire can be attached to the fence post or to the wall of the house, but all the indicated dimensions must be observed.

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