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Obedience, Detection & Protection Seminar

August 19, 2017 - August 21, 2017


Waterdogs is proud to host 2x Hall of Fame PSA 3 competitor, owner & founder of Tarheel Canine Training Inc. and founder of the National Tactical Police Dog Association in Ontario!

Jerry has been a featured speaker at police K9, military, and competition PSA conferences in China, Taiwan, India, Australia, South Africa, Brazil, Belize, Canada, and others as well as U.S. conferences including IACP, and Working Dog Magazine. Jerry’s talks and workshops span basic and advanced detection, canine behavior and obedience theory, advanced electronic training, and all aspects of controlled aggression.

Jerry is currently training 2 dogs Raptor IPO 1, PSA 1, PSA 2, and Drago PSA 1. Raptor is currently training for PSA 3 and Drago is being prepared to show in PSA 2 this trial season.

Jerry has given over 100 police, military and working dog seminars and workshops and is the author of over 55 published articles. His book CONTROLLED AGGRESSION on the topic of aggression foundation and skills for police K9 and protection sports is used by professionals across the K9 industry. He’s a dynamic speaker, an all around great guy, approachable and certified badass!!

Day 1: Intro to scent work, direct v. Indirect reward protocols and training systems for detection. Whether you wish to compete in nose-work or have a police dog for narcotic or explosives detection this seminar will help you improve your dog, and become a better team.

Day 2: Bring your obedience to the next level using e-collar, markers, reward placement, shaping behavior, and when to use different approaches to the collar for different skills.

Day 3: Private one on ones booked hourly to help you address anything you would like to improve upon… whether competition obedience, PSA handling, pet obedience, protection skills, detection, or behavior issues including aggression.


August 19, 2017
August 21, 2017


Waterdogs K9 Center
44 George Street
Barrie, Ontario L4N 2G5 Canada
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