Tactical Dog Training Blog

Tactical Dog Training Blog


8 Essential Products Every Tactical K9 Needs

8 Essential Products Every Tactical K9 Needs

Dec 29th 2020

8 Essential Products Every Tactical K9 Needs: Collar: To manage and control your tactical dog, the basic necessities are a collar and leash. When purchasing, consider both your environment and your dog’s mission. Leash, Lead & Line: As … read more
Advanced Bite Training: Lace-Up Hidden Sleeves

Advanced Bite Training: Lace-Up Hidden Sleeves

Dec 17th 2020

Ray Allen Manufacturing is proud to carry a wide variety of bite sleeves for K9 training. When it comes to versatility for advanced K9 bite training though, nothing beats our lace-up hidden sleeves. We carry three unique variations, each with … read more
Breaking Down the Jute Intermediate Handled Sleeve

Breaking Down the Jute Intermediate Handled Sleeve

Dec 2nd 2020

Ray Allen's  Intermediate Handled Sleeve (30C) is by far our most versatile all-around bite sleeve. The 30C offers optimum comfort and safety for the decoy, and really shines when used in training both young dogs and older, more aggressive … read more
Gearing Up: How to Put a Sleeve Cover on a Hard Sleeve

Gearing Up: How to Put a Sleeve Cover on a Hard Sleeve

Nov 18th 2020

Ray Allen Manufacturing’s sleeve covers are built with the highest quality to help maintain your  hard sleeve and enhance your K9’s training. While sleeve covers are a necessity in bite training, securely fastening it to a hard sleeve fo … read more
Compression Bite Bar Sleeves for Schutzhund Trials

Compression Bite Bar Sleeves for Schutzhund Trials

Nov 4th 2020

Compression bite bar sleeves are essential in any bite training toolkit. This sleeve set is popular amongst our nation's law enforcement and police K9 training officers because they act as a constructive guide for the decoy and a satisfying challe … read more
Ultra-light Training Sleeve System - Canine Bite Work

Ultra-light Training Sleeve System - Canine Bite Work

Oct 28th 2020

Ray Allen’s Ultra-light Training Sleeve System is meant to teach full, firm, definite bites from beginner to advanced dogs. Achieving that definitive grip with unwavering pressure preps him for apprehension work, where pain compliance and a … read more
Incog Treat Pouches to Accelerate Your K9 Training

Incog Treat Pouches to Accelerate Your K9 Training

Oct 21st 2020

We’ve all run into this dilemma when training our dogs: you pull out your treats, your tug, the tennis ball, even your bite suit or trainer’s apron and your dog is down to recall and ready to listen. But the second the training equipment goes … read more
Guardian Lightweight Tracking Dog Harness

Guardian Lightweight Tracking Dog Harness

Oct 7th 2020

The  Ray Allen Manufacturing Guardian Tracking Harness is built to be pliable and lightweight, and its unique three-strap system prevents the harness from riding up or obstructing your dog’s breathing or range of motion while on a tr … read more
Nomad Dog Harness - Adapt to the Mission

Nomad Dog Harness - Adapt to the Mission

Sep 30th 2020

Ray Allen Manufacturing's Nomad Harness System is the most versatile dog harness system on the market. We’ve made it incredibly easy to have a complete set of gear for any mission, starting with one base frame for all your working dog’s needs. … read more
We Thought We Could Break This Tactical Police Dog Lead

We Thought We Could Break This Tactical Police Dog Lead

Aug 12th 2020

Ray Allen Manufacturing’s nylon police leads are trusted by K9 officers, trainers, and handlers across the country. Made with premium double-layer nylon and 1” bolt snaps at both ends for versatility and convenience, we have included D-rings … read more
Backwoods Destructive Testing: Biothane Dog Leads

Backwoods Destructive Testing: Biothane Dog Leads

Aug 1st 2020

This week, we let Ray Allen’s resident product tester Matt experiment on some of our toughest biothane, waterproof, leather-alternative leashes. But instead of controlled durability testing through research and development, we let Matt shoo … read more
Backwoods Destructive Testing: Leather Dog Leashes

Backwoods Destructive Testing: Leather Dog Leashes

Jul 22nd 2020

Ray Allen’s resident product demonstration guy and minor Youtube celebrity Matt gave some of our best leather leashes the Southern Hospitality treatment when he performed some major destructive testing to show the true integrity of our products. M … read more
How to Choose a Quality Leather Dog Leash

How to Choose a Quality Leather Dog Leash

Jul 7th 2020

What should you look for when choosing a  quality leather dog leash? What meets the standards required for police and military units? We get asked this question a lot, and we’ve made a video to show our customers the distinctive aspects o … read more
Martingale Nylon Dog Collar- Simple, No-Slip Dog Collar

Martingale Nylon Dog Collar- Simple, No-Slip Dog Collar

Jun 23rd 2020

Ray Allen Manufacturing’s Martingale Nylon Collar is arguably our best daily-wear dog collar. Simple and adjustable, the Martingale is a quick way to gain control over your dog for walks, trips to the backyard, in and out of the vet’s offi … read more
Nomad Harness Swiss Seat - Canine Rappel Harness

Nomad Harness Swiss Seat - Canine Rappel Harness

Jun 2nd 2020

Ray Allen’s Swiss Seat- also referred to as a rappel seat- is a securely crafted harness meant for various types of rigging activities, prepping your police or military K9 for zip-lining, hoisting, fast-roping, or deployment from helicopters or pl … read more
How to Choose a Heavy Leather Dog Collar

How to Choose a Heavy Leather Dog Collar

May 19th 2020

Which leather dog collar should you choose for your K9? Here is a breakdown of each type of Ray Allen made  leather collar for police and military dogs:Heavy Leather Collars Our 1 ¼ and 2-inch  Heavy Leather Collars are truly the … read more