Running with the big dogs: the Gunner G1™ Small is the first and only pet travel crate to receive a dual 5 Star Crash Test rating from the Center For Pet Safety.
Engineered with the same processes and high-quality materials as the G1™ series – the market's only double-wall rotomolded crate – the Small better guards against human error and seasonal elements. This kennel is designed for the invested dog owner who puts safety first.
The G1™ Small is tested and proven to save real dogs in real accidents.
Free shipping to all 48 contiguous states.
INTERIOR: 21.75" (L - Floor) x 14.5" (W - Floor) x 15.5" (H) / 16.5" (W) at kennel's widest interior point
EXTERIOR: 24.5" (L) x 18.625" (W) x 19" (H) / 20.5" (H) with carry handles
EMPTY WEIGHT: 27 lb.
SIZING: Sizing is dependent on the crate’s intended use, as well as you and your dog’s preferences. View a complete guide to our sizing recommendations here.
The market's only double-wall rotomolded crate better guards your dog from both human error and outside forces. Tough enough to protect against the unexpected.
The second layer separation reduces the amount of UV light that can reach inside of the kennel. Plus the interior surface stays smooth, without potential protrusions from inserts to potentially harm your dog. Learn more.
Escape-Proof, Reversible Door
Even Houdini couldn't escape this crate. The Gunner Kennels door system is built specifically to contain a dog before, during and after a wreck. The powerful proprietary nylon of the G1™ door is custom welded, powder coated and reinforced with an aluminum frame. We went back to the drawing board several times to get this just right.
Heavy Duty For Safety
If it takes a little more muscle to move the Gunner it's because of its double-walled construction, which offers at least 2x the impact protection than a single-wall. The exterior layer absorbs the majority of an initial impact, with the interior wall adding another layer of protection for your dog. We won't compromise the Gunner integrity to shave off 5 pounds of weight. Learn more.
Made in America
Our crates are proudly designed, manufactured and assembled in the United States of America. No bs here.
It takes more than 120 parts to make the Gunner, and we work with 20+ small businesses across this country to create our kennels and accessories.
Innovative Drainage System
An oversized, removable drain plug makes for easy cleaning. The recessed floor makes sure your dog isn't sitting in water or mud on the trip home
A wider base better prevents rollover, and any unwanted movement
Built-In Tie-Down Pins
Gunner's integrated stainless-steel pins & tie-down strap combination ensures anchoring to the vehicle. The combination has been tested to not rip from kennel on impact
Non-Slip Elevated Feet
Raises crate off the ground, limiting heat transmission or conduction from surfaces. Stabilizes kennel and reduces any slippage
Custom Door System
Custom welded, powder-coated and reinforced aluminum frame. Addison's door system is the first of its kind. Stainless-steel Piano Hinge and hexagonal door design keeps paws in and teeth off
Superstrong Carry Handles
Kayak-grade handles for an easy front grasp that helps moving the heavy-duty crate
Paddle Latch Lock
Paddle-latch door offers easy opening & closing. Includes a key-in-the-hole lock to protect your pup during bathroom breaks
Stainless Steel Hardware
Gunner uses the highest quality materials, 100% of the time. Designed to last a lifetime
Backup & Safety Latches
These top & bottom locks are an added on the door add extra backup, containing even the greatest escape artist
Our vents were engineered to limit penetration of seasonal elements like rain, sleet and snow
Our double-wall rotomolded construction offers an extra layer of material which helps limit UV rays, as well as humidity.
Rubber feet raise the G1™ off the ground, limiting heat transmission from hot surfaces like truck beds & pavement.
Purchasing our pad accessories add an additional layer of protection, helping bring temps down inside the crate.
The G1™ has ample airflow with 10 windows on its sides, a vented door and three rear windows. The G1™ Fan Kit gets even more air circulation through there.
We conducted temperature tests using our kennel & others on the market. There was a nearly 50 degree difference between one popular crate and ours. See results here
The second layer of construction on our G1™ adds extra protection against outside chill and cold winds.
Rubber feet raise the G1™, limiting heat transmission out of kennel & allowing the dog to retain warmth.
In the same way, our pad accessories limits heat conduction from the frozen ground, keeping the dog cozy in there.
Engineers specifically designed the window vents to repel elements like water, sleet & snow. Plus our All-Weather Kit provides additional protection.
Gunner Kennels tests on cold winter days showed that the G1™ stayed anywhere from 15-45 degrees warmer inside the kennel than exterior temperatures.
"Well worth every penny for the safety of my family member."
"Extremely well made and gives me incredible peace of mind. The ventilation windows are larger than I thought, so my dog can see me if she's laying down or sitting, which I love. We previously had a harness, however, she wasn't comfortable pulling against the seat belt tension to reposition herself. Having a kennel solves that issue!!"
- Alexa H.
OUTSTANDING KENNEL BAR NONE!
"Extremely satisfied with the kennel. Customer service is very caring and top notch! The build quality, the design and choice of materials are superior to anything else available in the market. All this backed with Lifetime Warranty and Made in America!"
- Ara G.
SURPASSED ALL MY EXPECTATIONS
"Surpassed all my expectations. Excellent quality and design. Most importantly, my very active Jack Russell loves it."
- John W.
SUCH PEACE OF MIND!
"I have a small competition dog and travel with her all the time, both for shows and for pleasure. I had always used a harness in the back seat until one day when I had to slam on the brakes to avoid an accident. Her body went flying off the seat and landed on the floor while her head remained on the seat still in the harness. Luckily, she was not hurt, but it was a strong warning to me that the harness I felt was safe was indeed risky at best. I ordered the small kennel and installed it in my SUV. My dog went right inside and loves it. Both of us are very happy!"
- Beverly M.
THANK YOU FOR SAVING OUR PUP!
"Our cardigan corgi has car anxiety. We had a doggy car harness that almost choked our pup. We then tried a dog car seat the she kept trying to jump out of! Finally we tried one of those canopies you put over the back seat of the car. That worked fine for awhile, but when our pup was about 6 months old we nearly got into a car accident with her in the backseat. Needless to say this kennel has saved our pup! She no longer gets anxiety on car rides."
- Alex H.
Crate is clearly high quality and gives me some peace of mind when my dog is riding in the car. Love the door locking features. We’ve used awkward padlocks and tiptoes at shows in the past to keep our dogs safe when we’re not immediately watching them. The lock on this crate is a game changer. Will be purchasing more crates for the other dogs.
We love gunner and have been with them since day one, however with recent purchase of the intermediate the door seem to not be as secure even with the secondary locks
Hey David- Thanks for letting us know. Our G1™ Kennels have a lifetime manufacturers warranty, which covers the door. You can always reach out to our team if you have any trouble like this and we will make it right. A member of our team will be reaching out shortly to get more information on this particular issue- we'll get it fixed!
So far so good. Have not checked for rattles yet but very grateful for the paddle latch that doesn’t hurt my hands. Wish I bought two when the sale was on.