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What is an Insertion Harness?

What is an Insertion Harness?

Feb 29th 2024

What is an Insertion Harness?Ray Allen's Insertion Harness: A Revolution in K9 Tactical Gear When Ray Allen was tasked with creating an innovative, high-end tactical harness, the goal wasn't just to meet the standard but to redefine it. The all new … read more
Team Dog Premium Dog Treats: Fueling K9 Warriors

Team Dog Premium Dog Treats: Fueling K9 Warriors

Feb 7th 2024

Whether you’re working with a police K9 in training or a fu-fu poodle, dog treats are a necessity for any training session. But it’s important to note that not all dog treats are created equal! That’s why we’re now carrying Team Dog Pr … read more
K9 Spotlight: Jason Cain and IVY

K9 Spotlight: Jason Cain and IVY

Feb 2nd 2024

Jason Cain & IVY Dog Handler & Enthusiast // Companion & Protection Dog "I found IVY from Cyko Dogs out of Kansas, through Instagram, as I was sitting around “2 Weeks to flatten the curve”… Anyway, Anna (the breeder) was great! She sent me … read more
The Jaded Dog Trainer: “Come”, Means Run Away!

The Jaded Dog Trainer: “Come”, Means Run Away!

Jan 18th 2024

It’s been a while since we’ve heard from our friend, The Jaded Dog Trainer. But he’s back this week, and although he doesn’t typically give dog training advice, he has to get something off of his chest. He’s sick and tired of seein … read more
Unleash the Beast: Primal Canine Decoy Leg Gauntlets

Unleash the Beast: Primal Canine Decoy Leg Gauntlets

Jan 11th 2024

In the world of extreme dog bite training, the only thing standing between you and a set of razor-sharp teeth is your gear. That's why we’re excited to cover the Primal Canine Decoy Thigh Gauntlet and Primal Canine Decoy Calf Gauntlet, your bes … read more
K9 Spotlight: Michael Dalton and Creed

K9 Spotlight: Michael Dalton and Creed

Jan 5th 2024

Michael Dalton & Creed Dog Trainer // Public Performance Dog @dog_training_with_dad In a little town nestled deep within the woods, lived a man named Michael. He had found solace in the seclusion, away from the chaos and pain of his past … read more
Dog Gear Debate: Leather or Biothane?

Dog Gear Debate: Leather or Biothane?

Dec 20th 2023

We frequently encounter a common question in our community, especially during our weekend Ask Me Anything (AMA) sessions. It revolves around a crucial choice in dog leash and line materials: leather or biothane? In this week’s blog, we’ll … read more
Introducing Sleek New Black on Black Leashes

Introducing Sleek New Black on Black Leashes

Dec 13th 2023

We're thrilled to introduce our latest breakthrough in K9 gear: "Black on Black" dog leashes. This new line is a fusion of elegance and resilience, poised to revolutionize the world of dog accessories. Specially designed for those who val … read more
Hurtta Training Vest Eco: New Look & Style

Hurtta Training Vest Eco: New Look & Style

Nov 1st 2023

When it comes to dog training, professionals know that top-quality gear makes a significant difference, and not just equipment for your dogs. Dog handlers need to wear proper training gear to succeed. One new piece of trainer gear in our lineup … read more
Measuring Your Dog: Fitting For Collars & Harnesses

Measuring Your Dog: Fitting For Collars & Harnesses

Oct 25th 2023

You already know we make some of the most badass tactical harnesses and collars for working dogs across the globe. But, when shopping for a new harness or collar, you need to consider more than just the piece’s form and function (although that’ … read more
K9 Spotlight: Kaleb Fontenot and Freya

K9 Spotlight: Kaleb Fontenot and Freya

Oct 20th 2023

Kaleb Fontenot & Freya Army Veteran // Companion & Protection Dog @boogeymanactual "I left for the army at 18, and served as an infantryman for about 3 years, up until I got injured and was medically discharged. Soon after I was p … read more
The Universal Malice MOLLE Strap from C&G Holsters

The Universal Malice MOLLE Strap from C&G Holsters

Oct 18th 2023

Our team here at Ray Allen Manufacturing is thrilled to introduce one of the latest product release from C&G Holsters, the Malice MOLLE Strap. This innovative 1" strap is designed to make carrying your E-Collar remote easier and more conv … read more
K9 Spotlight: Josie Monnick and Oswald

K9 Spotlight: Josie Monnick and Oswald

Oct 6th 2023

Josie Monnick & OswaldDog Handler // Service Therapy Dog@champagne5upernova"Six months ago Oswald came home with me for the first time and my life was forever changed.I don’t share such personal details, partly due to an overwhelming misund … read more
The Jaded Dog Trainer: Cattle Dogs Are NOT Pets!

The Jaded Dog Trainer: Cattle Dogs Are NOT Pets!

Oct 4th 2023

The Jaded Dog Trainer seems to spend a bit too much time online these days because he’s been talking a lot recently about lists he reads of “top dog breeds.” He recently stumbled across a post from Facebook that ranked the top dog breeds to hav … read more
K9 Spotlight: Thomas Shepherd and Milord

K9 Spotlight: Thomas Shepherd and 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 enthusiasm! … 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