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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
Rescue Essentials QuikLitter K9 - Emergency Gurney

Rescue Essentials QuikLitter K9 - Emergency Gurney

Jan 25th 2023

Regardless of the type of dog you’re working with, there’s no such thing as being too prepared for an emergency in the field. We carry all sorts of K9 first aid gear to help you’re ready to handle any emergency, but one of our newest items is the … read more
K9 Spotlight: Ryan Gilbert and Merlin

K9 Spotlight: Ryan Gilbert and Merlin

Jan 20th 2023

Ryan Gilbert & MerlinSpecialty PE Coach & Dog Trainer // Competition Dog @k_pro_k9 "I fell in love with dog training after getting my first dog from the shelter. I went into training to make sure I was doing everything rig … read more
Matt Wilson on "How to Kit a Gun Belt For K9 Handlers"

Matt Wilson on "How to Kit a Gun Belt For K9 Handlers"

Jan 18th 2023

Here at Ray Allen, we don’t just focus on crafting the highest quality dog gear. We’re also committed to making and selling equipment designed specifically for dog handlers and trainers. We know that different dog handlers need different ty … read more
Behind The Scenes: Ray Allen Shop Tour

Behind The Scenes: Ray Allen Shop Tour

Jan 4th 2023

Have you ever wondered what the Ray Allen Manufacturing shop looks like or how we make our dog gear? If so, you’re in luck! In this week’s video, we take you on a behind-the-scenes tour of our shop in Colorado Springs, Colorado. In … read more
K9 Spotlight: Colleen Harmon and Skoll

K9 Spotlight: Colleen Harmon and Skoll

Dec 17th 2022

Colleen Harmon and Skoll Nurse // Assistance Dog "I have been working with and training Skoll to provide physical assistance. I have Menierre's attacks and I fall - he's big enough to help me up off the floor and keep me safe … read more
Dogtra Titanium Enhanced Contact Points

Dogtra Titanium Enhanced Contact Points

Dec 14th 2022

Searching for the latest E-Collar accessory to help with your K9’s training? An exciting new release from Dogtra is the Titanium Enhanced Contact Points. In this week’s blog post, we’ll teach you all about this must-have tool for every dog trai … read more
Imitators Knocked Off Our Harness!

Imitators Knocked Off Our Harness!

Nov 30th 2022

As one of the premier dog gear manufacturers, we’re used to dealing with competitors who want to be us. What we’re not used to, though, is seeing retailers on Amazon selling cheap knockoff versions of our products! Unfortunately, we recently … read more
K9 Spotlight: Emilia and Thor

K9 Spotlight: Emilia and Thor

Nov 26th 2022

Emilia and Thor Child with H.I. // Alert Service Dog @project.emilia "Hi, my name is Emilia, and I am 2 years old. I was born with a rare disease known as Hyperinsulinism (H.I.). My Dad was active Military at my birth in the USMC and we w … read more
K9 Spotlight: K9 Vision System with Tatiana Pereira

K9 Spotlight: K9 Vision System with Tatiana Pereira

Nov 16th 2022

We always love attending the HITS K9 Seminar because we get a chance to see demonstrations of innovative K9 gear. One of the advanced pieces of equipment we got to check out at the 2022 Seminar is the K9 Vision System. K9 Vision System pioneered t … read more
K9 Spotlight: Carlos Ramirez of CRK9 Dog Training

K9 Spotlight: Carlos Ramirez of CRK9 Dog Training

Nov 9th 2022

We love getting the opportunity to sit down with professional dog trainers to get their take on industry insights, learn more about their careers in the field, and find out what they love about Ray Allen dog gear! In this edition of the K … read more
K9 Spotlight: Beth Roberts and K9 Dane

K9 Spotlight: Beth Roberts and K9 Dane

Nov 4th 2022

Beth Roberts and K9 Dane K9 Handler // Dual Purpose K9 @jcpd_k9_dane "I was partnered with K9 Dane in 2016 after my first dog had to medically retire early. I vividly remember the day my Sergeant at the time went to the K9 school to lo … read more