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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.

Mechanics of the Bite- Sleeve Progression in Police K9 Training

Mechanics of the Bite-  July/August issue of Working Dog Magazine. Sleeve Progression in Police K9 Training- PDF Bite Progression When beginning bite mechanics with green dogs, it is crucial to choose the right equipment. Many trainers jump right onto a bite … Continue reading Mechanics of the Bite- Sleeve Progression in Police K9 Training

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…

Tarheel Canine’s K9 Decoy and High Risk K9 Deployment Seminar in South Korea

Tarheel Canine’s K9 Decoy and High Risk K9 Deployment Seminar in South Korea

Janet Dooley (Student & Former TK9 Head Trainer) – Stateline Canine, Hanover, PA

Attending Tarheel Canine’s Dog Trainer School gave me more than a career.  It gave me a life changing experience of new friends, a job that I look forward to everyday and the tools to become more successful than I ever … Continue reading Janet Dooley (Student & Former TK9 Head Trainer) – Stateline Canine, Hanover, PA