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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.

Cold Starts and Searching Part 2

Cold Starts and Searching Part 2 By: Jerry Bradshaw PDF: Building & Area Part 2 Police K9 Magazine In part 1 of this two part series of articles we discussed proofing the “alert” and suspect encounters in the building search as … Continue reading Cold Starts and Searching Part 2

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…

Personal Protection Dog Meeting His Feline Sister

Personal Protection Dog- Jelly meeting his feline sister

Dog Trainer School – Bryan Jones, Certification

Jerry, I received my certificate a few weeks ago!  I want to thank you and your staff!!  It was a great experience and I learned more than I ever thought I would.  The training I received at TK9 has opened … Continue reading Dog Trainer School – Bryan Jones, Certification