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K9 Spotlight: Thomas Shepherd & Milord

K9 Spotlight: Thomas Shepherd & Milord

Sep 22nd 2023

K9 Spotlight: Thomas Shepherd & Milord Dog Handler // Sporting & Service Dog"Milord is a part time sporting dog, part time service dog, and full time active companion. He loves to work in any capacity and never seems to lack enth … read more
Get to Know The Line Up - Fenix Lights

Get to Know The Line Up - Fenix Lights

Sep 20th 2023

If you’re familiar at all with flashlights, you probably already know about Fenix Lights. Their products are some of the best in the game, and we’re proud to carry three of them in our store! In this week’s blog, we’ll teach you the ins and out … read more
Hi-Vis Blaze Orange RAM Adjustable Mesh Muzzle

Hi-Vis Blaze Orange RAM Adjustable Mesh Muzzle

Sep 13th 2023

Now introducing one of our most popular dog muzzles in a new color! Alongside our existing colors, dog owners can now purchase the RAM Adjustable Mesh Muzzle in hi-vis orange. Before we dive into the vibrant addition to this beloved dog muzzle, … read more
Designed For K9 Safety, The Hi-Vis Icon Air Harness™

Designed For K9 Safety, The Hi-Vis Icon Air Harness™

Aug 30th 2023

The Icon Air Harness™ is one of the most trusted dog harnesses in our line. Our team is proud to announce a new colorway: the Hi-Vis Icon Air Harness™ featuring a custom-designed bright orange color that ensures your dog remains visible, even i … read more
Convenient Pocket Sized Hard Leather Tugs

Convenient Pocket Sized Hard Leather Tugs

Aug 23rd 2023

Our team is thrilled to launch a brand new training tug that we know you and your dog are going to love: the Pocket Leather Tug. Available in two sizes to match your preferences, this tug is a great tool that your dog will love for each trainin … read more
E-Lusive Collars: Receiver Mounting Tutorial

E-Lusive Collars: Receiver Mounting Tutorial

Aug 17th 2023

Our E-Lusive collars have become some of our top-selling products due to their unique features, secure fit, and time-tested durability. However, in order to use our E-Lusive collars properly, knowing the correct way to mount your E-Collar recei … read more
Enhance Your Training with Rader K9's Slip Leads

Enhance Your Training with Rader K9's Slip Leads

Aug 8th 2023

Our team is thrilled to introduce another one-of-a-kind product from Rader K9, the same amazing company that developed the Dominant Dog Collar. Designed with devoted dog handlers in mind, the Rader K9 Slip Lead is a must-have for training sessi … read more
Colorful Spin On An Old Favorite: Braided Biothane Tabs

Colorful Spin On An Old Favorite: Braided Biothane Tabs

Jul 26th 2023

Longtime Ray Allen customers know that we’re industry leaders when it comes to innovation. Not only are we constantly coming up with new products (like our popular Dog Trainer Fanny Pack), but we’re also always looking for ways to improve the prod … read more
Meet the Nomad Bottom Bucket™ - Rappelling Accessory

Meet the Nomad Bottom Bucket™ - Rappelling Accessory

Jul 12th 2023

Recently, our team here at Ray Allen Manufacturing was approached by one of our loyal customers about finding a solution that would allow him to safely and comfortably rappel with his dog. Whether you’ve rappelled with your dog or not, it’s obvi … read more
K9 Spotlight: Justin Rigney of K9 Services Unlimited

K9 Spotlight: Justin Rigney of K9 Services Unlimited

Jun 29th 2023

We’re back again with another K9 Spotlight Interview, where we give you an insider look at some of the most badass K9 trainers in the world. In this week’s interview, we were fortunate enough to sit down with Justin Rigney, the founder of K9 Se … read more
E-Collar Technologies: ET-300 Mini Educator

E-Collar Technologies: ET-300 Mini Educator

Jun 14th 2023

In our latest video, we were thrilled to meet with Abegail from Trails & Tails Canine to discuss one of the most effective training tools on the market: the Mini Educator ET-300. Designed to be an exceptionally user-friendly E-Collar, this is a … read more
K9 Product Tailors - What Made In America Means

K9 Product Tailors - What Made In America Means

May 17th 2023

Here at Ray Allen Manufacturing, we’ve been handcrafting the highest quality K9 gear right here in America for over 75 years. Making everything by hand takes a ton of time, hard work, and dedication to the craft. But we know it’s worth the effort, … read more
K9 Spotlight: Barron Mcnulty Jr. and Kalinka

K9 Spotlight: Barron Mcnulty Jr. and Kalinka

May 17th 2023

Barron Mcnulty Jr. & Kalinka Dog Trainer // Protection Dog "Hello! For 11 years Belgian Malinois dogs have become my missing life... And, helping owners succeed with their dogs. A Malinois is not for everyone. They require a lot of … read more
K9 Spotlight: Robert Ramos of K9s United

K9 Spotlight: Robert Ramos of K9s United

May 3rd 2023

Welcome to this week’s K9 Spotlight, where we get to sit down with dedicated individuals in the K9 industry to learn more about their experience in the field and their relationship with our team at Ray Allen. This week, we’re joined … read more
The Design Process of Our Dog Trainer Fanny Pack (DTFP)

The Design Process of Our Dog Trainer Fanny Pack (DTFP)

Apr 19th 2023

If you’ve been keeping up with the latest Ray Allen Manufacturing news, you already know about the Dog Trainer Fanny Pack (DTFP, for short). But if you’re just hearing about it for the first time, this versatile K9 handler accessory is quite … read more
K9 Spotlight: Courtney Wolf of WolfHaus K9

K9 Spotlight: Courtney Wolf of WolfHaus K9

Apr 5th 2023

We always meet a ton of incredible people in the K9 industry when we attend the annual HITS K9 Conference. And whenever possible, we jump at the opportunity to interview these handlers and trainers as part of our K9 Spotlight series. In this … read more
K9 Spotlight: Tommy Fabian and Kai

K9 Spotlight: Tommy Fabian and Kai

Mar 31st 2023

Tommy Fabian & Kai Dog Enthusiast // Adventure Dog "The image shows a happy Kai trying on his new Ray Allen  Icon Air Harness. I rescued Kai almost two years ago. In that time, he has become my VELCRO® Heeler … read more
Waist Leads: Purpose, Benefits, and Sizing

Waist Leads: Purpose, Benefits, and Sizing

Mar 29th 2023

Buying the right waist lead requires a bit more knowledge than the average  dog leash purchase. Before ordering and using one of our sturdy, USA-made waist leads, it is important to know the following to ensure you have the best possib … read more
Holsters for E-Collar Remotes - C&G Holsters

Holsters for E-Collar Remotes - C&G Holsters

Mar 22nd 2023

Without question, one of the most important pieces of gear K9 officers need to have on their belt is an E-Collar remote holster. Learn about the importance of this piece of equipment, and discover one of the newest brands we’ve brought on at … read more
K9 Spotlight: Howard Young of White Beard K9

K9 Spotlight: Howard Young of White Beard K9

Mar 8th 2023

If there’s one thing to know about the Ray Allen Manufacturing team, it’s that we hand-make the  highest-quality dog gear on the market. And if there’s another thing to know about us, it’s that we also love sitting down and interviewing oth … read more
Ray Allen Dog Trainer Fanny Pack - "DTFP"

Ray Allen Dog Trainer Fanny Pack - "DTFP"

Feb 15th 2023

We’ve been hyping our Dog Trainer Fanny Pack on our Instagram account for a while, and we’ve seen all of your comments wanting to know when it’ll be available in our store. Well, the wait is over! We’re thrilled to announce the launch of one of … read more
K9 Spotlight: Tamie Bradybaugh and K9 Bailey

K9 Spotlight: Tamie Bradybaugh and K9 Bailey

Feb 10th 2023

Tamie Bradybaugh & K9 Bailey K9 Handler // SAR K9 "K9 Bailey and I are part of a search and rescue team located in Pennsylvania, called  K9 Response Search Team West Division. I've been working with and training Bailey for 4yr … read more
K9 Emergency Medical Equipment - Rescue Essentials

K9 Emergency Medical Equipment - Rescue Essentials

Feb 9th 2023

Dog handlers need to expect the unexpected while in the field with their K9s. Since there are a variety of things that can go wrong, having a variety of tools and resources at your disposal is a must. Luckily, our partners at Rescue Essenti … read more
K9 Spotlight: K9 Nutrition Expert Cory Nordin of Eukanuba

K9 Spotlight: K9 Nutrition Expert Cory Nordin of Eukanuba

Jan 31st 2023

Nothing is more important than the health and wellbeing of your K9 companion, and your working dog’s health starts with a balanced and nutritional diet. Nobody knows this better than Cory Nordin, one of the K9 nutrition experts at Eukanuba and Roy … read more