K9 Obedience

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

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

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

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

Restraining Canine Drives: Capping and Neutrality, Part 1

Article by Jerry Bradshaw • The .pdf version from “The Canine Professional Journal” How we understand dog behavior is based on a paradigm in the trainer’s mind–a paradigm being a way of thinking or understanding something, otherwise called a scientific model. For working dogs, the … Continue reading Restraining Canine Drives: Capping and Neutrality, Part 1

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

Component Training Competition Obedience Skills

By Jerry Bradshaw President, Tarheel Canine Training, Inc The .pdf version with images from Creature Companion magazine F or many who are new to competition obedience training, the only exposure to obedience will have been what was presented in their basic pet … Continue reading Component Training Competition Obedience Skills

K-9 detection training: Using simulants, pseudo scents, and real odors – PT 1

Part one of a two-part series Police K9 Training & Operations with Jerry Bradshaw / Original article at PoliceOne.com There is a lot of discussion about training aids for detection, both in the area of explosives detection and narcotics detection. Many … Continue reading K-9 detection training: Using simulants, pseudo scents, and real odors – PT 1