BRH test regulations

BH: Begleithundprüfung (companion dog exam) (VDH/dhv)

PG - Praktischer Gehorsam (practical obedience)
When considering practical obedience (PO), the level of the dog’s training is tested for its ability to behave in a non-disturbing, obedient, safe and unobtrusive manner in its environment and towards its handler.

BRH RH-FL (rescue dog area test)
Time limit: max. 25 minutes, 1 - 3 persons, terrain conditions around 20,000 m² to 25,000 m², open and at least 50% covered terrain, max. 30,000 m². The number of persons to be found is not communicated to the handler.

BRH RH-TR (rescue dog debris test):
Time limit: max. 25 minutes, 1 - 3 persons, distractions include: smouldering fire, running motors, or similar. The number of persons to be found is not communicated to the handler.

BRH MTB - mantrailer basic test
Time limit approx. 30 minutes, track length 600-800 metres, trace age about 1 hour, person that laid the trace is unknown and hidden at the end of the trail, 2 – 4 angles, track course “in the country” (field, forest, meadow, even cross-country), scent article made of material

BRH MTS - mantrailer town test
Track length 1000 – 1200 metres, trace age 2 – 6 hours, time limit approx. 60 minutes, track course in the city, person that laid the trace is unknown, identification from 3 people at the end of trail

BRH MTL - mantrailer countryside test
Track length 1000 – 1200 metres, trace age 12 – 20 hours, time limit approx. 60 minutes, track course in forests/fields/meadows, person that laid the trace is unknown

BRH MT negative
End of the track after 100 metres, trace age 1 hour, time limit 20 minutes, track course in forest, person that laid the trace is unknown