What is Rettungshunde Sport?
The American Rettungshunde Sport Association (ARSA) is dedicated to the search and rescue sport. It is incorporated as a non-stock (not-for-profit) corporation in the State of Virginia and is a member of the American Working Dog Federation.
ARSA operates under the international rules issued jointly by the Federation Cynologique Internationale (FCI) and the International Rescue Dog Organization (IRO).
ARSA is recognized by the IRS as a social welfare organization under the provisions of Section 501(c)(4) of the Internal Revenue Code.