The .pdf version Faith and fear are two words which can describe the feelings surrounding purchasing a new puppy. Faith that the puppy will turn into the champion that you are hoping for and fear that it won’t. Emotions wrestle around in your mind … Continue reading A.W.M.A. Interview with Jerry Bradshaw
DDD Wednesday, May 27, 2009 Trainer Interview — Jerry Bradshaw Tell us a little about your background. How did you get started with dogs? By accident. After an attempted break in at my home while I was in graduate school … Continue reading Signature K9 Interview with Jerry Bradshaw
By Jerry Bradshaw, Training Director, Tarheel Canine Training, Inc. Draft May 23, 2009 In the previous installment of this series, I discussed how to use the power of reward to improve the quality of the dog’s response during obedience. In … Continue reading The Power of Reward – Building Searches
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.
By Jerry Bradshaw The .pdf version with full images from Police K-9 Magazine A step-by-step method for teaching and reinforcing human orientation. CONTROLLED AGGRESSION in the form of criminal apprehension is the one thing we cannot practice as it might happen … Continue reading Focusing Your Patrol Dog on Human Apprehension
By Jerry Bradshaw, Tarheel Canine Training, Inc The .pdf version A real street bite is the one thing that as police dog trainers, we cannot actually set up and practice as it would happen on the street. Because of this, we have numerous … Continue reading Effective Muzzle Fighting