In This Issue
HOWND offers 10% retailer discount at PATS Telford
Excitement builds as PATS Telford gets set to launch on Sunday
PetQuip Award winners to be revealed on Sunday
Eco pet company sees sales of poop bags soar as the UK leads a global revolution in responsible dog owning
TV Vet School star launches the KrillBar at PATS
Bucktons gets set for the ‘big reveal’ at PATS Telford
World Cup rugby stars - and their dogs - are fans of Frozzys
Animology creators introduce new 'entry level' brand
Support Dogs receive Burns ‘Charity of the Year’ award
AmPet set to unveil innovative American products
Foobler is the world’s first electronic treat feeder for dogs
The Pet Hut links with PDSA as 100th store opens
Win tickets to the Pet Industry Forum & Awards
Market research specialists GfK carry out sales tracking insights on pet food
Burns opens new pet shop in Wales
Pooch & Mutt reach Facebook milestone with 50,000 followers
Ancol supplies collars for new dog tracking device
Three-legged hamster gets back on the wheel
Minor injury leads to near-fatal infection for Leia
Charity to receive 5p carrier bag proceeds from Pets Corner
Collarways set to launch Stay Over Rover
Fish4Dogs adds two new products to treat range
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Win tickets to the Pet Industry Forum & Awards

The Pet Industry Federation will be running a competition on its stand at PATS Telford (A32) for two retailers to win tickets and accommodation to the Pet Industry Forum & Awards, which this year takes place from 16-17 November at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Liverpool, thanks to the generosity of Bern Pet Foods.

Staff will also be on hand to talk to visitors about PIF’s comprehensive range of benefits, many of which are particularly relevant to pet retailers, including online courses on pet store management and range of different taxa, as well as general business benefits.

PIF has announced the Awards finalists:

Pet Retail Chain of the Year - sponsored by Natures Menu

  • Pets Corner, Warminster

Independent Retailer of the Year – sponsored by Intelligent Retail

  • Betty & Butch, Manchester
  • Ingleby Pet Supplies, Teeside
  • Nurture them Naturally, Hampshire
  • Paw Abella, Liverpool
  • Unique Pets, Winslow, Bucks

Manufacturer of the Year - sponsored by PATS

  • Burns Pet Nutrition
  • Forthglade
  • Nutriment
  • Marriages
  • Pet Remedy
  • Sea Treats
  • WildWash

Wholesaler of the Year – sponsored by PATS

  • Essex Breeding Centre
  • Liberta
  • Pedigree Wholesale
  • Peregrine Livefoods
  • Mutneys Professional Pet Care Ltd

Exporter of the Year

  • Natures Menu
  • Pet Brands
  • Pet Food UK
  • Scruffs
  • WildWash

Grooming Business of the Year – sponsored by FURminator

  • Evesham Dog Grooming Academy, Evesham, Worcestershire
  • KD Grooming Studio, Wincanton, Somerset
  • Oakwood Dog Grooming, Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire
  • Ulti-Mutt, Calne, Wiltshire
  • Vita Canis, Uttoxeter, Staffordshire
  • Woof & Ready, Glossop, Derbyshire

Kennel or Cattery of the Year

  • Country Kennel & Cattery, Hertfordshire
  • Elmtree Canine Country Club, Middlesex
  • Lakeside Cattery & Small Animal Hotel, Cheshire
  • Lea Wood Cattery, Lincolnshire
  • Lower Mills Boarding Kennel & Cattery, Shropshire
  • Royvon, Esher

Pet Service Business of the Year

  • Bona-Fido Professional Dog Walking & Pet Care Services, Warwickshire
  • Buster Dog Services, Brentwood, Essex
  • Claire’s Comfy Canines, Bucks
  • Heathers Pet Services, Bath
  • Jakki Gunn – Barking Mad, North Glasgow
  • Suffolk Canine Creche

Sales Representative of the Year

  • Aimee Cinderby – Symply Canagan
  • David Showell – Hagen
  • Howard Russell – Johnsons
  • Julian Milburn – Spectrum Brands Ltd
  • Nigel Hibberd - Armitages
  • Roy Farrell – Interpet

The Awards winners will be announced on Tuesday 17 November at a 60s themed Awards dinner to be held at the Crowne Plaza City Centre Hotel, Liverpool and will be presented by screen and stage legend, Brian Blessed. 

Additionally, guests will also discover the recipient of the 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award.

Tickets tothe event, which include pre-dinner networking, wine, three-course dinner, live band and the awards spectacle are available from £96.00 per ticket – or book a table of 10 for a discount. Call the PIF team on 01234 273933 or visit Limited discounted accommodation is also available at the Crowne Plaza.

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