Assistance dogs - Part 1: Vocabulary

This document specifies the terms and definitions that apply to:
-   different types of assistance dogs;
-   the beneficiary and client services;
-   health and disabilities;   
-   assistance dog service providers;   
-   assistance dog training staff and related professionals;
-   the socialization and training processes;
-   conformity assessment, identification and registration;
-   accessibility.

Assistenzhunde - Teil 1: Begriffe

In diesem Dokument werden die Begriffe festgelegt, die gelten für:
-   die verschiedenen Arten von Assistenzhunden;
-   den Nutznießer und die Kundendienstleistungen;
-   Gesundheit und Behinderungen;
-   Assistenzhunddienstleister;
-   das Personal für die Ausbildung von Assistenzhunden und die entsprechenden Fachkräfte;
-   die Sozialisierungs- und Ausbildungsprozesse;
-   Konformitätsbewertung, Identifizierung und Registrierung;
-   Barrierefreiheit.

Chiens d’assistance - Partie 1 : Vocabulaire

Le présent document spécifie les termes et définitions s’appliquant :
-   aux différents types de chiens d’assistance ;
-   aux services fournis au bénéficiaire et au client ;
-   à la santé et aux handicaps ;   
-   aux prestataires de services de chien d’assistance ;   
-   au personnel d’éducation des chiens d’assistance et autres professionnels concernés ;
-   aux processus de socialisation et d’éducation ;
-   à l’évaluation de la conformité, identification et enregistrement ;
-   à l’accessibilité.

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Assistance dogs - Part 1: Vocabulary
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prEN 17984-1


June 2023
ICS 11.180.99; 65.020.30
English Version

Assistance dogs - Part 1: Vocabulary
 Assistenzhunde - Begriffe
This draft European Standard is submitted to CEN members for enquiry. It has been drawn up by the Technical Committee
CEN/TC 452.

If this draft becomes a European Standard, CEN members are bound to comply with the CEN/CENELEC Internal Regulations
which stipulate the conditions for giving this European Standard the status of a national standard without any alteration.

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Warning : This document is not a European Standard. It is distributed for review and comments. It is subject to change without
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Contents Page
European foreword . 3
Introduction . 4
1 Scope . 5
2 Normative references . 5
3 Terms and definitions . 5
Annex A (normative) Additional vocabulary for other types of dogs . 28
Annex B (informative) Infographic: different types of assistance dogs . 29
Bibliography . 31


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This document (prEN 17984-1:2023) has been prepared by Technical Committee CEN/TC 452
“Assistance Dogs”, the secretariat of which is held by UNI.
This document is currently submitted to the CEN Enquiry.
This document is part of a series of European Standards under the general title Assistance Dogs, which
will comprise the following parts:
— Part 1: Vocabulary
— Part 2: Lifetime welfare
— Part 3: Competencies for assistance dogs’ professionals
— Part 4: Pre-training, Training and Tasks
— Part 5: Client Services
— Part 6: Accessibility and Universal Access
— Part 7: Conformity assessment

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