About Us

JULIUS-K9® is a European company that has been in the dog equipment business since 1997. We specialize in harnesses designed to complement all dogs, from family to sporting or working. Our custom patches allow for personalizing each harness with names, sayings, instructions, identification or alerts. We have become the market leader in this category across Europe over the last two decades. In 2016 the company formed its U.S. Subsidiary in Tampa, FL. The developers try to create products that will enhance the relationship and bond between any dog and its owner. We focus on the smallest details that will make life easier and more enjoyable for both. The development, sourcing, production and rigorous testing behind each product far exceeds the high standards of the European Union. .
  • 2016

    Julius-K9┬« becomes No. 1 in Europe for dog equipment. At the end of the year Julius-K9┬« establishes its first subsidiary in the United States in Tampa, FL.ÔÇ» From there the LLC takes care of distribution for North and South America primarily.┬á
  • 2013

    The IDC® 3 in 1 multifunctional dog vest appears on the market, expanding the Julius-K9® line into a new territory. The company partners with several Hungarian and German animal rights organizations to work on new projects.
  • 2012

    Sales increase in African, Middle Eastern, Central and South American countries. New projects connected to responsible dog owning are initiated, from adoption to supporting and promoting neutering/spaying. Julius-K9┬« is gradually gaining worldwide recognition in the market. Many of theÔÇ»Julius-K9┬« facilities are upgraded after experiencing significant growth and the increased demand.
  • 2010

    Julius-K9┬« develops its new product line, the IDC┬«. The IDC┬« Powerharnesses are first showcased at the Dortmund Dog Expo. Julius-K9┬« becomes a direct supplier of the Austrian chain Mega Zoo and Futterhaus stores in Europe. Julius-K9┬« also partners with TRIXIE to distribute their harnesses. The company begins to submit inventions to the Hungarian Patent OfficeÔÇö20 within the year.
  • 2004-2009

    Julius-K9® is a fixture at various fairs and expos (Berlin, Munich, Erfurt, Dortmund, Friedrichshafen, Udine, Budapest) and begins to gain more and more recognition. Julius-K9® participates in charity functions, sponsors shelters, and supports dog events and foundations worldwide. The company name is changed to Julius-K9 Bt in 2008. The number of resellers grows exponentially. Julius-K9® products are also regularly represented in media outlets across Europe. In order to reduce the distribution of knock-off harnesses, new upgraded features are submitted to the patent office as utility and design patents.
  • 2000-2003

    Tremendous growth is experienced in these years. Julius-K9┬«ÔÇÖs harnesses are presented to the public under the name of K9-Powerharness at the World Expo in Dortmund, Germany Operating near Budapest, the company supplies almost all European countries with its products. The development, manufacturing and logistics process is managed through a family operation in Hungary.┬á
  • 1998-1999

    The main market is Austria. In addition to HILAN, A.W. Barth Friedrich Heindl companies, more and more resellers join the group of Julius-K9┬« retail partners. The main users of Julius-K9┬«┬áproducts are primarily police units, military units and dog-ownersÔÇÖ associations.
  • Julius-K9┬« Since 1997

    Julius-K9® was founded as Julius Export 2000 Bt, a family enterprise, in 1997. The first demands came from Police K9 units. The first products (muzzles, leashes, etc.) were supplied to Austrian and Hungarian authorities and companies.