At the NAVHDA Annual Meeting in Las Vegas on January 20th, the Executive Committee passed a motion requiring that all owners and handlers of tested dogs be members of NAVHDA. This rule will go into effect July 1st, 2018.
“The EC approved a motion, to become effective July 1, 2018, to make it a requirement that Owners (at least one owner of co-owned dogs) and Handlers of dogs must be NAVHDA Members in order to enter a NAVHDA test. The statement “…must be NAVHDA Members…” refers to the NAVHDA parent organization commonly known as NAVHDA International.”
Please note that this also includes Youth Handlers, who will require their own NAVHDA Youth Membership Membership Application
Please pass this information on to non-members you know who might be planning to test after July 1st!