December2016 8th Edition/Newsletter (E-Collar part 1/2)

This two part series covers the Electric Collar Device. There are two common types of electric collar devices used by both police and military canine  handlers:  The Garmin/Tri-Tronics and the Dogtra. These two particular systems, the Garmin/Tri-Tronics 550 (g2) series and the Dogtra 3500 series, I have personally used extensively as a canine handler overseas […]

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November2016 7th Edition/Newsletter (Obedience)

The secret to developing a well rounded Working Dog is Obedience. Obedient Definition:  Doing, or being willing to do, what you have been told to do by someone in authority Let’s take a look at areas where Working Canine obedience applies: Narcotic/Explosive Detection – the search command, scan command, detail command, let go (ball) command Bite […]

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May2016 1st Edition/Newsletter (Working Dogs)

Lately there has been an increase in the number of reports of police K9s that have been killed or seriously injured in the field.  This is why Canine Tactical is on a mission!  Many of these could have been avoided with the appropriate training! Traditionally, handlers are only taught sport dog tactics in their basic […]

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