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EIN #41-2237542


National Search Dog Alliance
1302 Waugh Drive, Suite #121
Houston, Texas 77019

In order to: Request a test, locate the closest evaluator, solve a testing problem, ask a question or contact others in your area who want to test

Contact Testing Committee Chair, and watch the Upcoming Evaluations page for future listings.


  • IPWDA    International Police Work Dog Association
  • NAPWDA    North American Police Work Dog Association
  • NASAR    National Association for Search and Rescue
  • NNDDA    National Narcotic Detector Dog Association
  • FEMA    Federal Emergency Management Agency
  • USAR    Urban Search and Rescue
  • AERIE    Alliance for Emergency Response Instructors & Examiners
  • IDHS    Indiana Department of Homeland Security
  • MAT SAR    Alaska team
  • US Border Patrol
  • State certifications
  • CARDA    California Rescue Dog Association
  • PSARC    Pennsylvania SAR Council: Air Scent Standard
  • SCVSARK9    Snohomish County (WA) Volunteer Search & Rescue K9 Team: Air Scent Standard

NSDA will consider standards from other organizations on an individual basis. The organization must be recognized by NSDA as an outstanding leader in K-9 training, testing, documentation and professionalism. Standards for the discipline for which you are applying, for any organization not listed above, must accompany your application.

NSDA Evaluator Information

Principal and Apprentice Evaluators

NSDA Principal Evaluator Application

NSDA Apprentice Evaluator Application



NSDA Team Hosting Information

Hosting Team Information for Area Search

Hosting Team Information for Land HRD

Hosting Team Information for Water HRD

Hosting Team Information for Trailing