Gunner Kennels Video: A Smashing Response

This article is part two of two looking at the claims made in a Gunner Kennels video advertisement. Photo credit JuneauEmpire

In this segment, IMPS looks at how other manufacturers responded to the Gunner Kennels video linked in part I. IMPS learns a bit more about pickup truck beds as well as US NHTSA strength testing of vehicle roofs.

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published on October 21 2016 Categories: medical, news - Tags: crashtest, crates, gunner, mim, petmate, rufftough, rollover

What makes a crash test good?

A number of readers have asked what I would do differently from Center for Pet Safety's crash test. That is a fair question to ask given my critical evaluation of their methods.

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published on December 18 2015 Category: news - Tags: crashtest, crates, cps, safety, subaru

Follow Up - How CPS and Subaru Failed Pet Parents (and hurt their own reputations)

This is the second part of the follow up to our travel crate white paper. We examine the response of Center for Pet Safety and Subaru of America.

The Testers

Center for Pet Safety (CPS)

Neither CPS nor any of its associates returned our messages. CPS operates a very prolific marketing campaign directed at print, radio and tv outlets to ‘advocate’ with their test results. Yet, they are completely silent when legitimate questions arise concerning their ‘research’ methods. It is highly unusual for real scientist researchers not to respond to criticism, either by issuing corrections or defending their results.

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published on December 10 2015 Category: news - Tags: subaru, cps, crates, crashtest, mga, safety, marketing, 501c3

Travel Crate Follow Up - The Manufacturers

In mid November, published a three part series on the subject of pet travel crates (also available as a single PDF white paper). A few days after publication, I reached out to all those mentioned for their comments on the report as well as any thoughts they might have on the Center for Pet Safety (CPS) crash tests.

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published on December 9 2015 Category: news - Tags: crates, crashtest, midwest, 4pets, proline, mim, variocage, goodideas, kennebec, gunner, trixie, cps, subaru, safety

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