Month: June 2018

004: PSA Questions and Answers

In this episode, Jerry Bradshaw discuss:

Advice for new trainers and handlers to PSA through questions and answers.
When do you stop doing bite work at home with your puppy?
When do you use corrections with your dog?
How do you pick a the right dog?

003: Welcome to PSA – The Dog Sport

In this episode, Jerry Bradshaw discuss:

Jerry and others created PSA in 2001
Tarheel Canine group meets twice a week regularly for training.
Protection is the fun part, obedience is more challenging. Don’t be afraid to ask for help.
Train for an eye to be above where you want to show.

002: Bad K9 Deployment

In this episode, Jerry Bradshaw discuss: There are a lot of reasons we’re seeing bad deployments/incidents recently. As professional trainers, we often try to recommend the right dog, but handlers don’t always follow those recommendations. Don’t avoid picking a dog that may be “too much dog” for a handler. Encourage the handler to step up to handle the dog. 90% of certifications do not do anything to predict whether a dog will engage on the street.

001: Intro Episode

In this episode, Jerry Bradshaw discuss: Jerry is the owner and Training Director of Tarheel Canine Training Academy and Executive Director of PSA. He’s travelled all over the world training dogs. Jerry has 25 years experience as a police dog trainer and a sport dog handler