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
by Jerry Bradshaw President, Tarheel Canine Training, Inc. Revised March 23, 2001 The .pdf version Judging a dog sports event provides an interesting perspective on training. Having been a competitor for 10 years or so, I have seen a lot … Continue reading Back to Basic Position in Obedience
Introduction by Jerry Bradshaw, Tarheel Canine The .pdf version This article is meant to get you to think about your training, and is not a how-to or fix-it article, but one meant to get you to think about what you … Continue reading Training Efficiently
Attention and Control fundamentals in the Schutzhund Competition Dog: Attention Training & Heeling by Jerry Bradshaw President, Tarheel Canine Training, Inc. The .pdf version In my last article I discussed some training techniques for enhancing all around control in a … Continue reading Training the Attention Heel
by Jerry Bradshaw President, Tarheel Canine Training, Inc. PSA Director/Judge The .pdf version One of the things I see when judging PSA trials, is that handlers get nervous when stepping on the field. Of course, this is normal, you want … Continue reading Formulating a Strategy for Showing Your Dog
By Jerry Bradshaw, Training Director, Tarheel Canine Training Inc. Positive reinforcement is used in police K9 training to increase the likelihood of desirable behaviors. For example, we reward obedience with a ball, or a building search with a bite, or a … Continue reading The Power of Reward: Obedience.