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wreck footage from dash cam
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Trigger Warning: video may contain disturbing content for those who have been in an accident.
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The double-walled GUNNER kennel was built to protect your dog in a wreck. This dash cam footage was sent in by a customer with a kennel when he was T-boned by a vehicle running a red light.

"I wanted to share this with you so you could stress the importance of using the kennel straps. I had just dropped my dog off about 5 minutes before I got T boned, after this he will never ride with me unless in his kennel and strapped down. This crate's gotta be tough to have a 9600 pound truck roll on top of it. Here's a photo of the damage. My neck is jacked up and my wrist fractured but I'm fine. Please share to let people know the importance of keeping their dog safe."
GUNNER Kennel after the wreck
Kennel after the wreck. Photo submitted by customer.

Crash testing was a critical part of our design, and our strap system is a crucial part of the design. Though GUNNER is engineered to protect against the unexpected, we recommend securing your crate to your vehicle with our straps 100% of the time for extra assurance.

Thankfully the customer's dog was not in the wreck pictured, but you can see dozens of stories where dog owners say the GUNNER saved their best friend in accidents here.

The truck pictured above is from this wreck, and not from the same wreck as the dash cam footage.

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"The idea for GUNNER Kennels was inspired by my own best friend, Gunner. I've always felt uneasy traveling with him in traditional plastic crates and was tired of replacing flimsy ones year after year." – Addison Edmonds, Founder

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GUNNER tie-down straps are used to securely anchor your dog crate to your vehicle and are the only ones that we recommend for 5 Star Crash Test certified safety.  Read why it's important to use GUNNER straps for safe travel. 

Made with an extra-thick custom cambuckle for additional break strength and a synthetic material to ensure you can leave these out 24/7. Now offered in two strap length options to accommodate a greater variety of setups.


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This GUNNER tough-skin insert provides a 3/4” pad of cushion for the crate, as well as waterproof comfort for the sporting dog’s tired joints on the ride home.

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