Dominant Dog Collar: Low-Profile Bite Release Collar - Ray Allen Manufacturing
Dominant Dog Collar: Low-Profile Bite Release Collar

Dominant Dog Collar: Low-Profile Bite Release Collar

May 11th 2022

Every K9 collar on the market has its own benefits and uses. That’s why there are hundreds (if not thousands) of different collars to choose from! But one of our favorite collars when working with dominant, prey-driven K9s is the appropriately named Dominant Dog Collar from Rader K9.

The Ideal Bite Work Collar

The Dominant Dog Collar is a slip collar, meaning that it closes as a dog lunges at a target or when a K9 handler pulls back on the leash. While the collar doesn’t constrict the dog’s airway or cause any harm, the closing of the collar indicates that it’s time to release their powerful grip.

Once it’s time to let go of a bite decoy or an apprehended suspect, all a K9 handler has to do is pull back on the leash for a quick and easy “lift-off.” Using the Dominant Dog Collar can be a faster and easier alternative to sliding a Breaker Bar into the K9’s mouth, plus you don’t need to get near your working dog’s razor-sharp teeth.

Along with its ability to lift police dogs from their bite during bite training or while they’re in the field, we love the Dominant Dog Collar because it has a slim, low-profile design. Many dog trainers equip their dogs with the Dominant Dog Collar in addition to an E-Collar or a traditional flat collar.

But just because it’s slim, that doesn’t mean it’s not strong! The Dominant Dog Collar is constructed of 6-millimeter weaved paracord and features two solid brass rings. Even if you’re working with a police or military Belgian Malinois, you can trust that it’ll hold up during your lift-off.

A Great Collar for Everyday Use

Unlike some slip collars you’ll see on the market, the Dominant Dog Collar can function like any other collar you’d put on your dog.

As we touched on, the Dominant Dog Collar has two solid brass rings. One ring allows K9 handlers to utilize the slip collar functionality, while the other functions as a “dead ring,” and doesn’t allow the collar to constrict at all.

Better yet, this collar is known as a “fur saver collar.” Although the material is durable, it’s gentle on your K9’s coat and skin. Rest easy knowing that it won’t cause any discomfort whether it’s being used as a slip collar or a traditional collar.

So, whether you’re chasing down a suspect with a badass K9 or taking a service dog out for a walk, the Dominant Dog Collar is a must-have.

Fitting Your Dog for a Slip Collar

Just like measuring a dog for a choke chain or sizing your K9 for a harness, it’s important that you get the right fit for a slip collar.

If the Dominant Dog Collar is too loose, it won’t constrict when you pull back on the leash. But if it’s too tight, your dog will experience some discomfort during a lift-off maneuver or if they lunge towards prey.

Luckily, the Dominant Dog Collar comes in four different sizes, ranging from 16” up to 20” to fit most working dog breeds. And better yet, sizing a dog collar is easy enough for any dog owner to do.

You should measure your dog’s neck from behind their ears and down around their jawline. And as a general rule, there should be just enough slack to slide two fingers under the collar. This fitting method can vary from dog to dog, so it’s always best to speak to a professional dog trainer if you’re in doubt.

Why Ray Allen?

From bite training gear to muzzles, harnesses, leashes, and collars, we’ve been producing the highest-quality, handmade military-grade products for K9 handlers and their dogs right here in America for over 70 years.

We’re proud to be the go-to, most trusted brand for police officers, military units, working dog programs, and K9 handlers and trainers worldwide.

For hardcore gear for your hardcore working dog, look no further than Ray Allen.