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.

Madison, WI PD K9s Slim and Falko capture Armed Robbery suspect!

K9 Slim and PO Carren Corcoran – Robbery Track Summary             On November 18, 2014 the ‘Life is Good’ store located at 514 State Street was robbed at gun point by a masked man at approximately 7:26pm.  The suspect had leaned across the counter to get the money.   K9 Slim and I responded to … Continue reading

Montogmery Township, PA adds two new K9s


Jerry, What can I say? The training I received from you and your staff at Tarheel Canine was absolutely the best. The Police K-9 Instructor Course that you provide is full of information and not only was my questions answered but most were demonstrated by you and your staff while using many K-9s that you offer for sale. The chance … Continue reading

Sgt James Harris (Instructor School Student) – Cookeville, TN PD