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The following is just a small sample of training articles that Jerry Bradshaw, CEO & Training Director of Tarheel Canine Training, Inc. has written.

The links below will take you to a web / mobile device friendly version of the article, where you will also find a link to a graphic rich .pdf file version of the article.

Training With the Automatic Door Release

Training With the Automatic Door Release By- Jerry Bradshaw PDF- Training With The Automatic Door Release The Journal- Summer 2017 Many K9 patrol vehicles are outfitted with an automatic door release. The door release is controlled by a button on the … Continue reading Training With the Automatic Door Release

A Simple Lure- Reward Training System

A Simple Lure- Reward Training System By Jerry Bradshaw PDF- Simple Lure Reward System K9C Issue 41 K-9 Cop Magazine Issue 41 Training a dog to do any task requires a system by which we can apply both the consequences of … Continue reading A Simple Lure- Reward Training System

Drive Neutrality for Police Dogs

Drive Neutrality for Police Dogs- Keep your K9 Composed and Focused Written by Jerry Bradshaw PDF- Drive Neutrality Suppose you roll up on a scene—perhaps there’s been a robbery or a violent domestic—with a fleeing, unsearched felony subject, and as the … Continue reading Drive Neutrality for Police Dogs

Balancing Independence with Handler Focus in Sport and Police Dogs

  Balancing Independence with Handler Focus in Sport and Police Dogs PDF- Balancing Independence with Handler Focus in Sport and Police Dogs Written by Jerry Bradshaw   IACP- Canine Professionals Journal- Spring 2017 Balancing Independence with Handler Focus in Sport and … Continue reading Balancing Independence with Handler Focus in Sport and Police Dogs

Proofing Building and Area Searches Alert and Suspect Encounters PART 1

Proofing Building and Area Searches Alert and Suspect Encounters PART 1 Police K-9 Magazine, Jan/Feb 2017 Issue 60. PDF Version- BuildingSearches Written by Jerry Bradshaw Teaching both the building search and the area search exercises is a staple of all patrol … Continue reading Proofing Building and Area Searches Alert and Suspect Encounters PART 1

Integrating the E-Collar into your Police Dog’s Training

Integrating the E-Collar into your Police Dog’s Training  Written by Jerry Bradshaw- Published in Canine Courier Mar-Apr-May 2017 Magazine Vol. 30, NO 1 Train within a system  The Electronic training collar (e-collar) is not a problem solver device. There was … Continue reading Integrating the E-Collar into your Police Dog’s Training

Find and Bark vs. Find and Bite REVISITED

Article by Jerry Bradshaw • The .pdf version (12mb) from “The Journal” • Dispatch alerts the K9 Unit that a homeowner sees a man fitting the description of the suspect in a nearby liquor store robbery: Caucasian, male, jeans, red baseball cap, and running into … Continue reading Find and Bark vs. Find and Bite REVISITED

Restraining Canine Drives: Capping and Neutrality, Part 2

Article by Jerry Bradshaw • The .pdf version from “The Canine Professional Journal” (See part one of this article) Drive Neutrality There are times in training where we need to not just cap drive temporarily, but reduce the dog’s arousal in prey to … Continue reading Restraining Canine Drives: Capping and Neutrality, Part 2