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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: 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
Dog Treat Pouches: An Overview & Comparison

Dog Treat Pouches: An Overview & Comparison

Oct 26th 2022

Hands down, among all of the training tools you can use, a dog treat pouch is one of the most valuable and highly recommended by professionals. Whether teaching the basics or developing advanced skills, how you time the delivery of training tre … read more
K9 Spotlight: Jay Nix of K9s United

K9 Spotlight: Jay Nix of K9s United

Oct 13th 2022

K9s United is a non-profit organization that supports law enforcement K9 units by providing dog equipment and hosting K9 training sessions across the country. On top of their no-cost K9 training sessions, K9s United provides law enforcement depart … read more
K9 Spotlight: Chris Burns From C&G Holsters

K9 Spotlight: Chris Burns From C&G Holsters

Oct 5th 2022

Many K9 handlers use E-Collars during K9 training, hunting, obedience training, or real-world fieldwork. For ultimate convenience and a hands on approach to training, you'll also need a transmitter holster. We sat down with Chris Burns, t … read more
K9 Spotlight: Naturich's K9 Finest Daily Supplement

K9 Spotlight: Naturich's K9 Finest Daily Supplement

Sep 28th 2022

When it comes to working dogs, nutrition and wellness are top priorities. No matter the age or health of the dog, they may need an extra boost to perform at their best. Adding a nutrient-rich dietary supplement into their daily meals can be t … read more
K9 Spotlight: Mark Hines of KONG™ Dog Toys

K9 Spotlight: Mark Hines of KONG™ Dog Toys

Sep 21st 2022

We were fortunate enough to sit down and interview Mark Hines, the Lead Behavior Training Specialist of KONG™, the makers of premier dog training toys. Mark talked to us about the history of KONG™ dog toys, his experience … read more
K9 Spotlight: Jacque Bonéy of Allegiance Canine

K9 Spotlight: Jacque Bonéy of Allegiance Canine

Sep 14th 2022

We sat down with Jacque Bonéy, K9 trainer and owner of Allegiance Canine, to learn more about his favorite Ray Allen dog gear, his experience as a dog trainer, his company, and some advice to new handlers and K9 trainers in the industry. Watc … read more
Ray Allen "Stuff-It" Fire Hose Tugs

Ray Allen "Stuff-It" Fire Hose Tugs

Sep 7th 2022

Regardless of the breed or age, K9 handlers know that their dogs need plenty of rewards and interactive toys to stay both mentally and physically active and engaged. And if an owner can find a durable reward that can also serve as a trai … read more
Ray Allen Tug Dangler: K9 Reward Holder

Ray Allen Tug Dangler: K9 Reward Holder

Aug 31st 2022

Time is of the essence when you’re a K9 handler, and every movement you make needs to have a purpose. Wasting any time fumbling for a piece of K9 gear could mean you’re putting yourself or your working dog in danger. The Ray Allen Tug Dangler is o … read more
K9 Spotlight: Andy Weiman on HITS K9 Seminar

K9 Spotlight: Andy Weiman on HITS K9 Seminar

Aug 24th 2022

If you’re a professional K9 handler, you’ve likely heard of the annual HITS K9 Seminar. Heck, you may have even attended it a few times. Our team at Ray Allen was lucky enough to sit down with one of the founders of HITS, Andy Weiman, to … read more
Ray Allen Clear Plastic Dog Muzzle

Ray Allen Clear Plastic Dog Muzzle

Aug 17th 2022

Our design team at Ray Allen is always listening to customers’ suggestions regarding products they’d like to see in our store. To our surprise, many dog trainers have asked for a clear dog muzzle. Well, here it is. We’re introducing one of the n … read more
KONG H2O4K9 Insulated Dog Water Bottle & Travel Bowl

KONG H2O4K9 Insulated Dog Water Bottle & Travel Bowl

Aug 10th 2022

Most veterinarians agree that dogs should drink about one ounce of water for every pound they weigh each day. Of course, this amount varies depending on the weather conditions and the types of activities you’re doing. To be on the safe side, dog … read more
K9 Spotlight: Travis Hall of Second Chance K9

K9 Spotlight: Travis Hall of Second Chance K9

Aug 3rd 2022

Countless charities aim to give shelter dogs a new home, and hundreds more work to improve the lives of military veterans. We recently sat down with Travis Hall, founder and head trainer of Second Chance K9, to learn more about how his team hel … read more
K9 Helm Trident Tactical Dog Helmet

K9 Helm Trident Tactical Dog Helmet

Jul 13th 2022

Helmets have to be at the top of the list when it comes to safety equipment police and military K9 handlers wear in the field. After all, there’s plenty of scientific evidence that even the smallest knocks to the skull can cause long-term brain da … read more
Ray Allen Fi Compatible Modular Collar Mount

Ray Allen Fi Compatible Modular Collar Mount

Jun 15th 2022

As professional K9 handlers know, our team at Ray Allen is committed to designing and manufacturing hardcore dog gear that makes K9 work easier and more efficient for dog handlers and their partners. One of the newest pieces in our collection that … read more
Ray Allen Rapid Deploy Long Line w/ Small Pouch

Ray Allen Rapid Deploy Long Line w/ Small Pouch

Jun 8th 2022

Picture this: you’re a K9 handler in the field when suddenly you need to give your dog some range to chase a scent. If you only have your dog on a standard leash, you and your K9 are in a tough spot. After all, a standard 5-foot leash doesn’t give … read more
Ray Allen MOLLE Compatible G-Hook K9 Hydration Pack

Ray Allen MOLLE Compatible G-Hook K9 Hydration Pack

Jun 1st 2022

According to dog healthcare professionals, dogs need one ounce of water for every pound they weigh. Even if you have a family dog whose daily routine consists of laying on the couch and going on a few walks around the block, they need to drink ton … read more
How to Break In & Care for a Bite Suit

How to Break In & Care for a Bite Suit

May 25th 2022

Like any piece of K9 equipment, bite suits require routine care to ensure they last for years and are as effective as possible. Two of the most important care items are breaking the suit in and properly storing it after each bite training sessi … read more
Ray Allen Dog Collar Pouch

Ray Allen Dog Collar Pouch

May 18th 2022

It’s no surprise that there are tons of different pieces of dog gear that a professional K9 handler needs to have readily available when they’re on duty with their working dog. In fact, there’s so much gear that finding a place to keep it all can … read more
Dominant Dog Collar: Low-Profile Bite Release Collar

Dominant Dog Collar: Low-Profile Bite Release Collar

May 11th 2022

Every K9 collar on the market has its own benefits and uses. That’s why there are hundreds (if not thousands) of different collars to choose from! But one of our favorite collars when working with dominant, prey-driven K9s is the appropriately nam … read more
Ray Allen Hi-Vis Harness Side Panels

Ray Allen Hi-Vis Harness Side Panels

May 4th 2022

It’d be nice if working dogs had a standard 9 to 5 job and only worked on clear, sunny days. But as every K9 handler knows, that’s far from the case! Our K9s work around the clock, often in less-than-ideal conditions. To help ensure everyone can … read more
Sirius Breaker Bar: The Ultimate K9 Bite Release Tool

Sirius Breaker Bar: The Ultimate K9 Bite Release Tool

Apr 27th 2022

Military and police apprehension dogs go through thousands of hours of K9 bite training to perfect their craft. While all of that training helps ensure working dogs can chase down bad guys, a few problems can arise after the suspect has been taken … read more
Ray Allen Velcro Top ID Pouch

Ray Allen Velcro Top ID Pouch

Apr 20th 2022

In our previous blog post about the Ray Allen G-Hook Backpacks, we discussed how harness accessories make a dog handler’s life easier while benefiting their K9 at the same time. The Velcro Top ID Pouch from Ray Allen Manufacturing is no exception. … read more
Ray Allen G-Hook Backpacks

Ray Allen G-Hook Backpacks

Apr 13th 2022

It goes without saying that professional dog handlers can get a little frustrated when trying to juggle all of their tactical dog equipment while they’re in the field. Thankfully, our team has developed the perfect solution for handlers with a lot … read more
Ray Allen Braided Leather Dog Leashes

Ray Allen Braided Leather Dog Leashes

Apr 6th 2022

Purchasing a new dog leash isn’t a choice that should be taken lightly, especially when you’re a K9 handler. After all, it’s one of the most important pieces of dog gear you can own! One of the reasons we wrote our Ultimate Guide to Dog Leashes … read more
Ray Allen Berry Compliant Belgian Arm Sleeve

Ray Allen Berry Compliant Belgian Arm Sleeve

Mar 30th 2022

Professional dog handlers and trainers know to turn to Ray Allen when they need the highest quality police and military K9 gear. And while we’re known for designing, manufacturing, and selling all sorts of tactical K9 equipment, we’re perhaps best … read more
Ray Allen Manufacturing Kennel Airline Compliant Kit

Ray Allen Manufacturing Kennel Airline Compliant Kit

Mar 16th 2022

If you read our recent blog post about the RAM Kennel Collapsible Crate, you already know that it’s one of the highest quality kennels on the market for all working dog breeds. But we recognize that it does have one flaw: It’s not compliant wit … read more
RAM Kennel Collapsible Crate for Working Dogs

RAM Kennel Collapsible Crate for Working Dogs

Mar 9th 2022

Unlike a dog leash or a collar, you might not use a dog crate every day. But when you do need a crate, you want to ensure that your working dogs have the best one on the market. And for that, look no further than the RAM Kennel Collapsible Crat … read more