Pet Industry Awards 2017

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The 2017 shortlist for PIF's annual awards have been announced.

New for this year are three categories recognising projects that have been particularly innovative or sustainable, and a ‘Charity of the Year’ award which recognises important achievements between the third sector and pet businesses.

The winners being announced, alongside the Lifetime Achievement Award, at the Pet Industry Federation Awards dinner on Tuesday 28 November at Whittlebury Hall, Towcester, Northamptonshire. Taking its cue from last year, the gala evening promises to be spectacular and memorable!

Who will win a PIFFA Awards this year?
PIFFA AwardIndependent Retailer of the Year - sponsored by ROYAL CANIN & James Wellbeloved

Creature Comforts, Glasgow, Millies Wolfheart, Keighley; PetLondon, Marylebone, London; The Pet Experience, Weymouth; Trusty Pet Supplies, Derby; Unique Pets, Aylesbury

Pet Retail Chain of the Year – sponsored by Natures Menu

Kennelgate, Hucknall branch; Pets Corner, Horsham branch

Wholesaler of the Year – sponsored by PATS

Bestpets; Pedigree Wholesale; Trust Pet Products; Vital

Manufacturer of the Year – sponsored by PATS

HOWND; Marriage’s; JR Pet Products; Naturediet; Pet Foods UK Ltd; Sea Treats

Exporter of the Year

Armitage Pet Care; Danish Design; Naturo Pet Foods; Pero (Foods) Ltd; The First Class Pet Company Ltd; Benevo

Sustainability Award of the Year

Inspired Pet Nutrition; Benevo; Wildwash

Innovation Award of the Year

Bruces Doggy Daycare, HayPigs; Tailster;  Pet Remedy; Natures Menu; Wildwash

Kennel/Cattery of the Year – sponsored by Jelf Insurance

Quintessential Quarters, Stafford; Hedgerows Cattery, Alpington, Norwich; Lea Wood, Gainsborough; Chequer Trees, Heathfeld, E. Sussex; Lower Mill Boarding Kennels & Cattery, Pontesbury, Shropshire; Chetwynd Firs, Telford.

Grooming Business of the Year

The Muddy Paw, Northampton; Barkingham Park, Neath; Shampooches, Harrogate, N. Yorkshire; The Doghouse, Eltham London; Poppy’s Parlour, Clacton on Sea, Essex;Canny Cuts, Shrewsbury

Charity of the Year - sponsored by Mars Petcare

International Cat Care Burns; Pet Nutrition Foundation

Pet Services – Doggy Daycare

Bruces Doggy Daycare, Cobham; Claires Comfy Canines, Burnham; Happy Hounds, Winchester; K9 Cares, Hereford; Suffolk Canine Creche, Woodbridge; Willow Tree Canine Daycare Ltd, Biggleswade

Pet Services – Home Boarding & Dog Walking

Bona-Fido, Warwickshire; Barking Mad, Middlesex; ChristchurchK9, Dorset; Creature Comforts, Cheshire; Holidays4Dogs, York; Woof Walkies Limited, Wrexham

Pet Services – Other Pet services

Agria Pet Insurance, Aylesbury; Amity Pet Care, Redhill; Friends for Pets, Cheddar, Somerset; Rhodes2Safety, Elloughton, E. Yorkshire; Very Important Pets, London


Further details are available from This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it on 01234 224509. We are grateful to the lead sponsors of the Forum & Awards: Mars Petcare, Crown Petfoods, Natures Menu and Agria Pet Insurance.










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