K-9 Cop Magazine Articles

K-9 Cop Magazine Featured Kennel: Tarheel Canine

Article by K-9 Cop Magazine • The  .pdf version with images from K-9 Cop Magazine Located in central North Carolina, Tarheel Canine Training, Inc. (commonly referred to as Tarheel Canine) has been in continuous operation as a canine training facility since October 1994. CEO Girard (Jerry) Bradshaw founded the company … Continue reading K-9 Cop Magazine Featured Kennel: Tarheel Canine

K-9 Obedience: Command Discrimination & Generalization

Article by Jerry Bradshaw • Photos by Stefanie Suddeth The .pdf version with images from K-9 Cop Magazine There are two types of conditioning that are important to us as canine trainers: classical conditioning and operant conditioning. Classical conditioning is learning by … Continue reading K-9 Obedience: Command Discrimination & Generalization

Tactical Obedience: Introducing Between the Legs Contact Heeling

Article by Jerry Bradshaw & Sean Siggins • Photos by Stefanie Suddeth The .pdf version with images from K-9 Cop Magazine In our last installment (Tactical Obedience: Attention Heeling – Aug/Sept 2015), we discussed teaching the focused heel position and why that can … Continue reading Tactical Obedience: Introducing Between the Legs Contact Heeling

Tactical Obedience: Attention Heeling

Article by Jerry Bradshaw & Sean Siggins • Photos by Laura Molzon The  .pdf version with images from K-9 Cop Magazine In our K-9 Cop Magazine February/March 2015 article (Tactical Obedience Training for Police K-9 Deployments: Introduction), we introduced a number of concepts pertaining … Continue reading Tactical Obedience: Attention Heeling

Tactical Obedience Training for Police K-9 Deployments: Introduction

Article by Jerry Bradshaw & Sean Siggins • Photos by Britney Bradshaw & Derek Cain Photography The   .pdf version with images from K-9 Cop Magazine In this multiple article series, we will explore police K-9 obedience from a tactical perspective. Obedience for police patrol … Continue reading Tactical Obedience Training for Police K-9 Deployments: Introduction

Verbal Out, Out & Return and Tactical Release: Part 3

By Jerry Bradshaw President, Tarheel Canine Training, Inc The .pdf version with images from K-9 Cop Magazine Part 3 of 3 The fi nal installment of this three part series regarding release techniques concerns the tactical release. Depending on where you are … Continue reading Verbal Out, Out & Return and Tactical Release: Part 3

Verbal Out, Out & Return and Tactical Release: Part 2

By Jerry Bradshaw President, Tarheel Canine Training, Inc The .pdf version with images from K-9 Cop Magazine Part 2 of 3 (part 1 here) Introduction In this second part of a three part series, we will tackle the out and return to heel. … Continue reading Verbal Out, Out & Return and Tactical Release: Part 2

Verbal Out, Out & Return and Tactical Release: Part 1

By Jerry Bradshaw President, Tarheel Canine Training, Inc The .pdf version with images from K-9 Cop Magazine Part 1 of 3 One of the most important patrol skills for a police K-9 is the verbal out. Every certification requires a verbal … Continue reading Verbal Out, Out & Return and Tactical Release: Part 1

Environmental Challenges: Basic Systematic Desensitization for Police Dogs

By Jerry Bradshaw President, Tarheel Canine Training, Inc Photos by Derek Cain The .pdf version with images from K-9 Cop Magazine F or many police dog handlers going through a class with a new green dog, environmental exposure training and how … Continue reading Environmental Challenges: Basic Systematic Desensitization for Police Dogs