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Leather Padded Tracking Harness

Leather Padded Tracking Harness

Jan 5th 2022

Every K9 handler wants the best for their dogs and themselves, which is why handlers and K9 trainers trust Ray Allen for all of their K9 equipment. If you’re in the market for a heavy-duty dog harness that lasts for years and is comfortable for yo … read more
The Jaded Dog Trainer: The Truth About Labradors

The Jaded Dog Trainer: The Truth About Labradors

Dec 15th 2021

This time, the Jaded Dog Trainer discusses the Labrador Retriever breed. Unlike some of The Jaded Dog Trainer’s most recent posts about Rottweilers and Dobermans, he doesn’t have a problem with the way today’s Labs are bred and raised! Let’s di … read more
Biothane Multifunction Harness

Biothane Multifunction Harness

Dec 9th 2021

With all of the different dog harness materials and models on the market, choosing a harness isn’t an easy task. While we love all the products we make and carry, one of our favorite harnesses is the Ray Allen Manufacturing Biothane Multifuncti … read more
The Jaded Dog Trainer: The Truth About Rottweilers

The Jaded Dog Trainer: The Truth About Rottweilers

Dec 1st 2021

This time, The Jaded Dog Trainer discusses the Rottweiler breed and how these hardcore dogs have (unfortunately) changed over the centuries. What Is A Rottweiler? Rottweilers are the descendants of Mastiffs bred by the Romans 2,000 … read more
KLIMB Professional Grade K9 Training Platform

KLIMB Professional Grade K9 Training Platform

Nov 10th 2021

Many dogs have a natural tendency to climb on elevated surfaces to get a better vantage point of their surroundings, which can make dog or puppy training, a challenge. That’s why Blue-9 designed the KLIMB Professional Grade K9 Platform. This K … read more
RAM Adjustable Mesh Muzzle

RAM Adjustable Mesh Muzzle

Oct 27th 2021

K9 handlers and trainers know that a quality dog muzzle is sometimes the only thing protecting a working dog from hurting himself or his handler. They also know the frustration of carrying around multiple muzzles to fit different breeds. That’s wh … read more
K9 Spotlight: K9 Rescue Simulator w/ NARS

K9 Spotlight: K9 Rescue Simulator w/ NARS

Oct 20th 2021

The last thing K9 handlers want to think about is their dog being injured in the line of duty. But police and military personnel need to know how to respond in an emergency situation. That’s why North American Rescue Simulation (NARS) developed th … read more
The Complete K9 Trainer's Belt System

The Complete K9 Trainer's Belt System

Oct 13th 2021

The complete K9 Trainer's Belt System was designed by dog training experts, for dog training experts. Military-grade construction and easy-to-use features ensure successful training sessions, and is ideal for K9 nose work, search and rescue, tr … read more
K9 Spotlight: Christie Dober of 360 K9 Group

K9 Spotlight: Christie Dober of 360 K9 Group

Oct 6th 2021

A diverse organization of elite K9 security and training providers, 360 K9 Group brings together six companies of unique specializations under one umbrella. From cargo screening to body-worn detection of weapons and explosives, to detection of vir … read more
MOLLE KONG™ Ball Pouch

MOLLE KONG™ Ball Pouch

Sep 29th 2021

The Ray Allen MOLLE KONG™ Ball Pouch is a modular training reward ball pouch designed for use with many reward toys, including the KONG™ product line. This K9 trainer's equipment allows you to keep any of your ball style reward toys at you … read more
The Jaded Dog Trainer Reads Mean Comments

The Jaded Dog Trainer Reads Mean Comments

Sep 22nd 2021

This time, The Jaded Dog Trainer reads mean comments and reacts with feedback. Watch things heat up as Jaded Dog Trainer gets spicy with the comment section! The Truth About A Breed: The K9 Trainer’s Perspective Remember when The Jad … read more
Flexi Retractable Dog Leash

Flexi Retractable Dog Leash

Sep 15th 2021

The Flexi Retractable Dog Leash is the original, German-manufactured retractable dog lead. If you’re going to use a retractable lead, and are a K9 handler, working dog trainer, or serious hardcore owner, the Flexi is the best you can get. Th … read more
Hands-Free MOLLE Flexi Pouch

Hands-Free MOLLE Flexi Pouch

Sep 1st 2021

The Ray Allen MOLLE Flexi Pouch is a modular leash holder designed to be used with the Flexi Retractable Leads product. The Flexi Pouch fits these high-quality retractable dog leashes like a glove.One of the key features of the MOLLE Flexi Pouch is t … read more
The Jaded Dog Trainer: The Truth About Golden Retrievers

The Jaded Dog Trainer: The Truth About Golden Retrievers

Aug 26th 2021

This time, The Jaded Dog Trainer discusses the Golden Retriever dog breed. What Is A Golden Retriever? Let’s first decode the Golden Retriever’s breed description and take a look at what it really means. “Golden Retrievers are a medium to la … read more
K9 Trainer's Belt And Belt Loop Quick Release

K9 Trainer's Belt And Belt Loop Quick Release

Aug 18th 2021

The Ray Allen K9 Trainer’s Belt is designed specifically for K9 trainers with a variety of utility functions and features every working dog trainer will appreciate. The K9 Trainer’s Belt features a heavy-duty ADF buckle that is extremely … read more
K9 Spotlight: What is Blueline K9 Conference?

K9 Spotlight: What is Blueline K9 Conference?

Aug 12th 2021

Matt Nero and Joe Lutkowski are joint-owners of Blueline K9 Training, a K9 training facility designed around K9 handlers teaching K9 handlers. Matt has 18 years of law enforcement experience and is partnered with his third working dog … read more
7-in-1 Nylon Adjustable Service Dog Leash w/Frog Clip

7-in-1 Nylon Adjustable Service Dog Leash w/Frog Clip

Aug 4th 2021

The 7-in-1 Nylon Service Dog Leash provides a level of versatility and toughness that dog handlers, sportsmen, police K9 units and military service dog teams need. Not to mention the quality and durability you’ve come to expect from Ray Allen Manufac … read more
The Jaded Dog Trainer: The Truth About Dachshunds

The Jaded Dog Trainer: The Truth About Dachshunds

Jul 29th 2021

On this segment of The Jaded Dog Trainer, canine expert Matt Akenhead shares some little-known history about one of the most distinctive dog breeds around: the Dachshund. You might regard these vertically challenged “Wiener dogs” as a quiet, easy- … read more
K9 Spotlight: Tony Villalobos

K9 Spotlight: Tony Villalobos

Jul 14th 2021

Tony Villalobos & Mission K9 Rescue: Adopting Retired Working Dogs Tony Villalobos is both a military veteran and a veteran K9 handler. He has been working with Mission K9 Rescue for over five years, helping find forever homes for retired working … read more
GoughNuts Heavy Duty K9 Chew Toys

GoughNuts Heavy Duty K9 Chew Toys

Jun 16th 2021

GoughNuts K9 reward toys are awesome! They are heavy-duty dog chew toys, nearly indestructible, safe for dogs, and guaranteed for life! With so many reasons to love 'em, it's no wonder GoughNuts toys are trusted by dog trainers and professionals a … read more
K9 Spotlight: Ted Summers

K9 Spotlight: Ted Summers

Jun 9th 2021

Ted Summers: Making An Impact Ted Summers is the co-host of the Working Dog Radio podcast, an informational series focused on police K9 and working dogs. He’s also the program training director for HRD Police K9 and owns Torchlight K9 based in Tuls … read more
Heavy Duty Ball On A Rope For Dogs

Heavy Duty Ball On A Rope For Dogs

Jun 2nd 2021

Let’s talk about the good ‘ole Ball On A Rope toy for dogs. We’re not sure who’s more excited about it… us or your dog. But when it comes to our heavy-duty ball on a rope for your K9 and working dogs, you’d better believe that it's built to last! … read more
K9 Spotlight: Todd Thompson

K9 Spotlight: Todd Thompson

May 12th 2021

Todd Thompson is a full-time police officer with over 20 years of experience on patrol, and he's the owner of Evo K9 Group. He’s worked in the K9 unit for 18 years and SWAT for 9 of those years as the SWAT team’s dog handler. Todd has led numero … read more
Blast Hose Tug Toys For Working Dogs

Blast Hose Tug Toys For Working Dogs

May 5th 2021

Our Blast Hose Tug Toys for working dogs are designed for the tough and aggressive dog, making it perfect for K9 training, obedience training, or as a great play reward. These Blast Hose Tugs are not only good for training, but can also be used … read more
The Jaded Dog Trainer: My Siberian Husky Runs Forever!

The Jaded Dog Trainer: My Siberian Husky Runs Forever!

Apr 28th 2021

On this edition of The Jaded Dog Trainer: A viewer asks “My Siberian Husky runs off and never comes back. What do I do?” What Was The Siberian Husky Bred For? First, let’s take a look at the breed description. To begin with, “Qu … read more
Why Ray Allen Dog Tug Toys Are Vital To K9 Bite Training

Why Ray Allen Dog Tug Toys Are Vital To K9 Bite Training

Apr 14th 2021

Tug toys for dogs are a critical tool used by handlers during K9 bite training or as reward toys — especially when your warrior is still a puppy. Ray Allen proudly features a wide range of tug toys that come in all shapes, sizes, and materials; … read more
K9 Spotlight: The Jaded Dog Trainer

K9 Spotlight: The Jaded Dog Trainer

Mar 31st 2021

Who Is The Jaded Dog Trainer? There is a reason that Matt Akenhead uses the moniker, The Jaded Dog Trainer. Currently the VP of Sales and Product Development at Ray Allen Manufacturing, Matt has spent over 40 years working with dogs in some c … read more
​Breaking Down the Adjustable Muzzle Vest

​Breaking Down the Adjustable Muzzle Vest

Mar 24th 2021

The  Ray Allen Adjustable Muzzle Vest is the newest piece of innovative training equipment from Ray Allen Manufacturing. It’s made from high quality 1000d Cordura, with packed cloth on the inside and a thick foam built in to take the majori … read more