Tactical Dog Training Blog

Tactical Dog Training Blog


Keeping Your K9 Busy During the Coronavirus Quarantine

Keeping Your K9 Busy During the Coronavirus Quarantine

Mar 26th 2020

Are you and your dog going stir-crazy during the Coronavirus quarantine? Get you and your dog moving and strengthen the human-K9 bond with these creative ways to work and play at home. If you’ve ever wanted to learn clicker training, now is t … read more
Introducing the Primal Canine Decoy Armor Gauntlets

Introducing the Primal Canine Decoy Armor Gauntlets

Mar 18th 2020

In bite dog training for police and military units, it is absolutely necessary to teach your dog to bite the decoy and not the suit. In an actual apprehension scenario, you want your dog trained for a confident bite: a hard grip that exerts pressu … read more
Introducing the tactical NOMAD I.H.S. Dog Harness

Introducing the tactical NOMAD I.H.S. Dog Harness

Nov 25th 2019

We are proud to introduce the world's first Interchangeable Harness System (I.H.S.). A tough dog harness that meets police and military K9 standards. The NOMAD IHS will allow near limitless functionality and design combinations by allowing the use … read more
K9s For Warriors - Because Together We Stand

K9s For Warriors - Because Together We Stand

Oct 18th 2018

This article is reprinted with permission from ConsumersAdvocate.org. You can find the original Consumers Advocate article at this link. By Scott Smith, Sept 14, 2018 Soldier, take me from this shelter’s cage. Give me back m … read more
The Hangman’s Noose - Canine Liability Guide

The Hangman’s Noose - Canine Liability Guide

Apr 10th 2017

Canine Liability 360: REASONS WE GET IN TROUBLEby Bill Lewis IIA K9 handler’s leash should ideally be wrapped around the handler’s waist and secured when not being used so it can easily ride above the gun belt, not interfere with access to the handgu … read more
The Importance of K9 Public Relations

The Importance of K9 Public Relations

Apr 3rd 2017

by Shawn RosnerAhead of the 11th Annual K-9 HITS Handler Instruction and Training Seminar in San Francisco, California in August, I wanted to provide some canine public relations information and ideas and some helpful tips for establishing a charit … read more
Common E-Collar Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Common E-Collar Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Apr 3rd 2017

by Jeff Meyer When properly used an Electronic collar, or E-Collar, is, in my opinion, one of the best tools you can use to train and handle a patrol dog. When used incorrectly it can be one of the worst tools in our arsenal. I have trained hund … read more
Law Enforcement Dogs vs The Dog Sport

Law Enforcement Dogs vs The Dog Sport

Aug 25th 2016

by Pete StevensI hear it all the time- “It’s a nice sport dog, but there is no way he could handle the streets”. And honestly there is some validity to it however not all of time.  My beginning in this wonderful world of K9 was as a law enforc … read more
Arizona, Legal Marijuana & Dog Sniff for P.C. Legal Case

Arizona, Legal Marijuana & Dog Sniff for P.C. Legal Case

Jul 27th 2016

by Ted DausThis past September, the State of Arizona tackled the issue of whether a detection dog sniff (odor) provides probable cause to search in light of the fact that the State of Arizona has legal medical marijuana. Surprisingly, one court … read more
The Importance of Pet Food Digestibility & Palatability

The Importance of Pet Food Digestibility & Palatability

Jun 29th 2016

by Jill Cline, PHDDigestibility determines how much nutrition a food provides in a given volume, while palatability affects how appealing a food is to the dog. Both of these characteristics are important criteria when selecting the best food for yo … read more
K9 Dog Bite Work Training Guide For Police and Military

K9 Dog Bite Work Training Guide For Police and Military

Jun 15th 2016

by Mike SuttleI constantly see police dogs who lack a lot of confidence in the patrol and apprehension phase of their work, as well as dogs that will take very little real pressure from a man while they are engaged in a fight. I believe that most o … read more
Making Dog Training Fun and Educational for Trainer and K9

Making Dog Training Fun and Educational for Trainer and K9

Jun 15th 2016

by Andrew WeimanAfter talking to many handlers around the country it appears that in some cases training has become a necessary evil, a time filler, or to some a waste of time. To them it has become boring, for various reasons; it’s the same old thin … read more