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Setting Up Dog Scent Detection Kits

Setting Up Dog Scent Detection Kits

May 29th 2024

Scent training can seem challenging, but setting up working dog scent detection kits is a breeze with the proper equipment and maintenance. We’re excited to share some valuable tips from Ben Rader of Rader K9 on how to set up and maintain your dog … read more
The Truth About French Bulldogs

The Truth About French Bulldogs

May 17th 2024

Welcome back to another episode of The Jaded Dog Trainer, coming to you from the road. Today, let's dive into the world of French Bulldogs. This breed presents a real quandary for me. Originally bred for a purpose that now seems lost, French Bu … read more
Elevate Your Scent Training with Getxent Tubes

Elevate Your Scent Training with Getxent Tubes

May 9th 2024

At Ray Allen Manufacturing, we’re committed to bringing you the best tools for working dogs and handlers. That’s why we’re excited to showcase a game-changing scent training product, Getxent Tubes from Getxent. Ben Rader from Rader K9 recent … read more
The Jaded Dog Trainer Talks Malidoodles

The Jaded Dog Trainer Talks Malidoodles

May 2nd 2024

Welcome back to another episode of the Jaded Dog Trainer! I recently heard about a new genetic phenomenon called the Malidoodle, a crossbreed between the Belgian Malinois and a Poodle. While crossbreeding isn't new, the concept of this mix left me … read more
How NOT to Make Your Dog Sit!

How NOT to Make Your Dog Sit!

Apr 18th 2024

Welcome to another episode of unfiltered venting on "The Jaded Dog Trainer." Today, we’re diving into a common scenario that's not only frustrating for trainers to witness but is also a perfect illustration of the disconnect some dog owners have w … read more
Enhancing the Dog Trainer Fanny Pack XL

Enhancing the Dog Trainer Fanny Pack XL

Apr 11th 2024

The  Dog Trainer Fanny Pack XL isn't just another item in your training arsenal; it's the centerpiece. With the inclusion of two velcro waist straps, we've designed this pack to be as adaptable as your training sessions. Whether you're spri … read more
Introducing the Dog Trainer Fanny Pack XL

Introducing the Dog Trainer Fanny Pack XL

Apr 4th 2024

In the world of K9 training and accessories, the introduction of the Dog Trainer Fanny Pack by Ray Manufacturing marked a significant leap forward. Building on the overwhelming success and feedback of our original fanny pack, we're thrilled to ann … read more
How to Measure for Dog Muzzle Sizing

How to Measure for Dog Muzzle Sizing

Mar 6th 2024

Measuring your dog for a  muzzle is pivotal, ensuring their safety and comfort across various scenarios, from training to routine vet visits. This detailed guide aims to simplify the process, equipping you with the knowledge to secure a muz … read more
What is an Insertion Harness?

What is an Insertion Harness?

Feb 28th 2024

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  Insertion Harness is the culmination of that mission, setting a new benchmark in th … 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
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
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
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
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
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