Center for Pet Safety Awards the First 5 Star Crash Test Rating for Pet Travel Crates

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Gunner Kennels earns Top Honors from Center for Pet Safety

Center for Pet Safety

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Gunner Kennels has set the bar high for the pet products industry. This is a landmark achievement...

The Center for Pet Safety, the 501(c)(3) research and consumer advocacy organization dedicated to consumer and companion animal safety, today awarded Gunner Kennels G1 Intermediate (with Strength-Rated Anchor Straps) the first 5 Star Crash Test Rating for a pet travel crate.

In September 2016 Center for Pet Safety (CPS) published its Crash Test Protocol and Rating Guideline to grade crashworthiness of pet travel crates. CPS is leading the first scientific approach to pet product safety and the Pet Travel Crate Crash Test Protocol and Rating System provides essential guidelines for pet product manufacturers. The test protocol, which is a result of the 2015 Crate Crashworthiness Study conducted by Center for Pet Safety and sponsored by Subaru of America outlines a consistent test methodology and evaluation program to measure pet travel crate crashworthiness.

“The Gunner Kennels G1 Intermediate with Strength-Rated Anchor Straps was the clear Top Performer in our 2015 crate crashworthiness study,” stated Lindsey Wolko, Center for Pet Safety founder. “Their dedication to safety is very clear from their test results. Gunner Kennels has set the bar high for the pet products industry. This is a landmark achievement for Gunner Kennels.”

Center for Pet Safety encourages manufacturers interested in participating in this rigorous testing and performance program to contact Info(at)CenterForPetSafety(dot)org or call 800.324.3659.

To learn more about the Center for Pet Safety mission, become a Sponsor or to make a direct contribution visit http://www.CenterforPetSafety.org, contact Info(at)CenterForPetSafety(dot)org or call 800.324.3659.

About the Center for Pet Safety®:
The Center for Pet Safety (CPS) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit research and advocacy organization dedicated to consumer and companion animal safety. Based in the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan area, the Center for Pet Safety's mission is to have an enduring, positive impact on the survivability, health, safety, and well-being of companion animals and the consumer through scientific research and product testing. CPS is not affiliated with the pet products industry and does not accept funding from pet products manufacturers. Welcome to the Science of Pet Safety™. For additional information, visit http://www.CenterForPetSafety.org.

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