Education – K9 Training

033: Listener Questions on Police Dogs and PSA

In this episode, Jerry Bradshaw discuss:

Understanding your end goal and purpose before purchasing your dog.
What a green dog is and what to look for when getting a green dog.
Outcrossing versus line breeding puppies, and what to look for if choosing a puppy.
Some ways of evaluating/testing green dogs and what you’re looking for during those evaluations.
Understanding where your dog is, age appropriate.

032: Sleeve Progressions in Police K9 Training

In this episode, Jerry Bradshaw discuss:

Understanding your end goal and purpose before purchasing your dog.
What a green dog is and what to look for when getting a green dog.
Outcrossing versus line breeding puppies, and what to look for if choosing a puppy.
Some ways of evaluating/testing green dogs and what you’re looking for during those evaluations.
Understanding where your dog is, age appropriate.

031: Civil Aggression – The Story of K9 Kira

In this episode, Jerry Bradshaw discuss:

Understanding your end goal and purpose before purchasing your dog.
What a green dog is and what to look for when getting a green dog.
Outcrossing versus line breeding puppies, and what to look for if choosing a puppy.
Some ways of evaluating/testing green dogs and what you’re looking for during those evaluations.
Understanding where your dog is, age appropriate.

030: Scientific Approach to Off-Leash Control

In this episode, Jerry Bradshaw discuss:

Understanding your end goal and purpose before purchasing your dog.
What a green dog is and what to look for when getting a green dog.
Outcrossing versus line breeding puppies, and what to look for if choosing a puppy.
Some ways of evaluating/testing green dogs and what you’re looking for during those evaluations.
Understanding where your dog is, age appropriate.

029: Canine Temperament & Training

In this episode, Jerry Bradshaw discuss:

The difference between being a handler and being a trainer.
How long it takes to become an expert.
Common elements of how talent is developed.
Getting out of your comfort zone and being enthusiastic about being bad.

028: Becoming an Expert Handler or Trainer

In this episode, Jerry Bradshaw discuss:

The difference between being a handler and being a trainer.
How long it takes to become an expert.
Common elements of how talent is developed.
Getting out of your comfort zone and being enthusiastic about being bad.

027: K9 Selection

In this episode, Jerry Bradshaw discuss:

Understanding your end goal and purpose before purchasing your dog.
What a green dog is and what to look for when getting a green dog.
Outcrossing versus line breeding puppies, and what to look for if choosing a puppy.
Some ways of evaluating/testing green dogs and what you’re looking for during those evaluations.
Understanding where your dog is, age appropriate.

026: Balancing Independence & Handler Focus in Obedience

In this episode, Jerry Bradshaw discuss:

The struggle between dog independence and handler focus, ways it comes up, and how to handle it.
Striving for balance in your training.
Every dog is different and you do not need to use every type of training and technology of training at every moment of training.
How the nature and temperament of the dog can affect the balance of independence and focus.

025: Better Decoying for Police K9 and Sport

In this episode, Jerry Bradshaw discuss:

The difference between a trial decoy and a training decoy.
Ways to be a better decoy for your club and what you need to do to become a certified decoy.
Knowing your skills, the theory, and how to put them in practice
The importance of understanding defense.

024: Fallacies, Cognitive Biases, & Paradoxes in Dog Training

In this episode, Jerry Bradshaw discuss:

The importance of critical thinking.
Logical fallacies, paradoxes, and cognitive biases and how they pertain to arguments, debates, and discussion.
Types of fallacies and biases and how they pertain to dog training.
The Expert Paradox.