The Journal Magazine Articles

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

The Talented K9 Trainer: Becoming an Expert Handler or Trainer

By Jerry Bradshaw President, Tarheel Canine Training, Inc The .pdf version with images from The Journal In 2010 in a blog for the Harvard Business Review, work performance guru Tony Schwartz wrote that a minimum of 10,000 hours of deliberate concentrated practice … Continue reading The Talented K9 Trainer: Becoming an Expert Handler or Trainer

The Dual Purpose K9 VS Single Purpose K9 Debate

By Jerry Bradshaw, Tarheel Canine Training, Inc. The .pdf version with photos from The Journal magazine Journal-Single-Vs-Dual-Purpose-K9  Many departments that are looking to start a K9 unit are torn between starting the unit with a full-service patrol/detection canine (normally referred to … Continue reading The Dual Purpose K9 VS Single Purpose K9 Debate

Buying The Right Bite Suit For The Police K9 Unit

By Jerry Bradshaw President, Tarheel Canine Training, Inc The .pdf version with images from The Journal Buying a bite suit for your K9 unit can be an intimidating proposition because it is, aside from the dog and the vehicle, the most expensive … Continue reading Buying The Right Bite Suit For The Police K9 Unit

Canine Social Status & Police K9 Washouts

By Jerry Bradshaw President, Tarheel Canine Training, Inc The .pdf version with images from The Journal Something I have been thinking about lately is why there are so many dogs washed out of police dog classes after extensive selection testing is completed. … Continue reading Canine Social Status & Police K9 Washouts

Five Simple Steps An Administration Can Take To Set The K9 Unit Up For Success

By Jerry Bradshaw, Tarheel Canine Training, Inc. The .pdf version with photos from The Journal magazine Do More Than The Minimum In Service Training Industry standard says a K9 team must complete a minimum of 16 hours of K9 In service … Continue reading Five Simple Steps An Administration Can Take To Set The K9 Unit Up For Success

The Origins of The Modern American Police K9: The K9 Sports of Europe

By Jerry Bradshaw President, Tarheel Canine Training, Inc The .pdf version with images from The Journal If you are working with an imported German shepherd dog or Belgian Malinois from Europe, it is important to know what your dog already knows so … Continue reading The Origins of The Modern American Police K9: The K9 Sports of Europe