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.

Gwinnett County, GA Police K9 Decoy School VIDEO!

Enjoy footage from one of our most recent decoy schools: https://www.dropbox.com/s/si3esh5nediavy6/decoy%20school.mp4

TK9 demo @ UTCVM Sports Medicine Conference

Jerry and Britney participated in the 2nd Annual CARES Sports Medicine Conference at the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine. Jerry gave a lecture on Protection Sports and we also put on a demonstration. Here is a video of part of the demo: http://youtu.be/whuGGxsuhU8

After handling K9’s for the last twelve years for my department they asked me to take over the K9 unit. Once I accepted the position the department wanted to send me to a trainer school were I could further my K9 education. I had already trained two green dogs of my own and had assisted in training several more for … Continue reading

Brooks Varnell (Instructor School Student) – GA Dept. of Natural Resources