Summary: Canines trained on pseudo-explosives could not reliably identify the genuine article (and vice versa). When it comes to teaching dogs how to sniff out explosives, there’s nothing quite like the real thing to make sure they’re trained right. Date: … Continue reading Science News Article: “Mimics do not substitute for the ‘real thing’ for bomb-sniffing dogs”
Becoming an Expert Handler or Trainer By Jerry Bradshaw, Tarheel Canine Training, Inc. 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 is … Continue reading “The Talented K9 Trainer” (article)
“For many who are new to competition obedience training, the only exposure to obedience will have been what was presented in their basic pet training school. That normally consists of a very traditional negative reinforcement and positive punishment process of teaching obedience exercises.” Read the rest … Continue reading Component Training Competition Obedience Skills
“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 single piece of equipment out there, and there are many options. The basic suit styles … Continue reading Buying The Right Bite Suit
Hi Jerry, It was great seeing you again at the K9 Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada this past March. In January of 2006, the Bensalem Township Police Department (PA) approved the purchase of my new drug dog and I met … Continue reading Det. Christine Kelliher & “Kirby”
K9 Slim and PO Carren Corcoran – Robbery Track Summary On November 18, 2014 the ‘Life is Good’ store located at 514 State Street was robbed at gun point by a masked man at … Continue reading Madison, WI PD K9s Slim and Falko capture Armed Robbery suspect!
Jerry is on the Board of Directors for this outstanding Maryland-based company. This recent 5-page article highlights all that Executive Director Anne Wills and her dogs do.. including her young K9 Gretel, bred by us at Tarheel Canine! http://issuu.com/thevirginiadog/docs/vamd_dog_winter13_web?e=2964881/5847910
Accepting Reservations: Ginte of Krak’s Beauty SchH3, Kkl2 a-fast normal hips, a-normal elbows (Eros von der Mohnwiese daughter) has been bred to Ari vom Steinbuss IPO2 a-normal hips, a-normal elbows (Vito vom Waldwinkel son, Asko von der Lutter grandson). Puppies … Continue reading Upcoming GSD Litter!