Welcome to Tarheel Canine Training! We are a full service canine training kennel located in Sanford, North Carolina owned by renowned trainer and author Jerry Bradshaw. Jerry’s experience and progressive training methods have made Tarheel Canine an industry leader in training and service. Jerry is co-founder of the civilian protection sport PSA (www.psak9.org) and the Police K9 Certification organization known as the National Tactical Police Dog Association NTPDA (www.tacticalcanine.com). Jerry is the author of Controlled Aggression, and the forthcoming book, Commonsense Pet Training. Jerry and his trainers have appeared on CNN, Good Morning America, and in many regional and National print publications.

TK9 Graduate K9 Frees featured in Police K9 Magazine Newsletter!


We have wanted to have a decoy class for quite a while. After some research, I found your website and read about you and your methods on the internet and decided that we wanted you to do our class. I found the class to be excellent by the fact that you explain everything in great detail before demonstrating and letting … Continue reading

Police K9 Handler (Decoy Seminar) – Kentucky State Police