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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.

Not So Shy Anymore

Not so shy anymore! Written by Jerry Bradshaw- Published in Tell Tail Magazine Vol. III, Issue 3 November-January 2017 PDF Version TT_Pg1-40_Nov16-Jan2017Revised Not so shy anymore. If you think about it, it’s kind of a dirty trick to take a species … Continue reading Not So Shy Anymore

Bradshaw’s book Controlled Aggression available…

Jerry Bradshaw’s book Controlled Aggression available in paperback or as a downloadable E-Book is a resource for understanding fundamental canine protection training for canine sport (PSA), police and security K9s. It is a blueprint for creating strong fundamentals as well … Continue reading Bradshaw’s book Controlled Aggression available…

Columbus FD Arson K9 Baxter

Columbus FD Arson K9 Baxter just finished training!

Police K9 Handler (High Risk Deployment Seminar) – Portland, ME PD

This training class was very beneficial for me as a fairly new handler. Many of the training techniques are similar with an exception of a few, which I am going to change in my own individual obedience sessions (implementing praise … Continue reading Police K9 Handler (High Risk Deployment Seminar) – Portland, ME PD