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.
There are 4 Levels in PSA:
- Entry- PDC Protection Dog Certificate- Sleeve division and Suit Division
- Carjack, Handler Attack, Courage test all need to pass at 75% or better.
- PSA 1, 2, and 3, with 3 as the elite level
- In 19 years there have only been 20 dogs make it to PSA level 3
“[PSA] clubs are a place where people can get together, share knowledge, work together and be able to train regularly. New clubs are encouraged, build it and they will come. “ — Jerry Bradshaw