TK9 Staff

Bios / profiles of Tarheel Canine’s staff.

Jerry bio pic

Jerry Bradshaw is Training Director & President of Tarheel Canine Training, Inc.  in Sanford, North Carolina. Jerry has been training dogs for competitive protection sports since 1991, and has competed in National Championship trials in both schutzhund and PSA, winning the PSA National Championships in 2003 with his dog Ricardo v.d. Natuurzicht PSA 3. Jerry has trained many Belgian Malinois … Continue reading


Instructor, Seminar Series Tarheel Canine Training, Inc. Castle Inc. Police K9 Training Academy – Graduate City of Baltimore MD Police K9 Academy – Graduate Swat & K9s Interacting During Deployment School (SKIDDS) Class 31-Graduate Rapid Tactical Deployment to School Incidents – Graduate National Police Decoy Academy – Graduate Southern Regional Police Department – K9 Handler Tactical & Narcotic York County … Continue reading


Tracey has a background in horse training and competition, competing in Eventing, Dressage and Show Jumping in Australia for many years. She completed a Criminology degree in Melbourne before first coming to Tarheel and America in 2007. After completing the police K9 Instructors Course, the Handlers Course and a 12 month Internship she returned to Australia to train and handle … Continue reading

Ana bio pic

Born in Massachusetts, Anna moved to North Carolina in 2001 with her horse, Prometheus, to train and compete in eventing. Shifting her focus in 2005, she began her career with dogs, to include boarding, grooming, day care and pet sitting. With 4 years in pet resort management, Anna has the knowledge and experience necessary for caring for pets while they … Continue reading

This is Janet Dooley

Janet began her career as a dog trainer in the summer of 2001. She attended North State K9 Academy and received her certification as a Master Trainer, certified in Professional Obedience Training, Behavior Modification, and Search & Rescue Training. Janet then ran her own training business for two years. In December of 2003 she joined the staff of Tarheel Canine … Continue reading