Month: July 2018

009: Jerry Bradshaw- Steps to K9 Unit Success

In this episode, Jerry Bradshaw discuss:

What your administration can do to improve the success of k9 units.
Teaching your dogs in skill transitions.
Investing in k9 unit trainers.
Protecting your investments.

008: Drive Capping & Neutrality for Police K9

In this episode, Jerry Bradshaw discuss:

Having your dog not overreact to agitation is an important skill.
Drive Capping and Drive Neutrality training are explained in detail.
Getting your dog to go from an externalized drive state to an internalized drive state is drive capping, and how to train it.
Getting your dog to decrease his general level of arousal around stimuli that can make him unclear is drive neutrality, and how to train it.
Component training skills and how to add in drive capping and neutrality.
Hot, cold, and warm starts for your dog in searches

007: Aaron Kemp: Student, Intern, entrepreneur

In this episode, Jerry Bradshaw and Aaron discuss:

Aaron choosing to fight a bear.
Experimenting with a dog called Roy, and how Aaron trained him.
How to look at failures as learning experiences.
The different perspectives of trainers, and how that’s helpful.

006: Grip Training- Part 2

In this episode, Jerry Bradshaw discuss:

The genetics of a dog and how that carries over into training.
When the dog goes through his teething phase and how to react to that.
How to correctly work a dog.
Drive, manipulation, and channelling while training your dog.

005: Grip Training- Part 1

In this episode, Jerry Bradshaw discuss:

Why is Grip important?
What are firm, full and hard grips?
How does progressive resistance work on grip?
Differences and similarities between sport dog and police dog grip training.