The Pet Industry Federation is the pet industry's foremost trade body. The Federation operates as an umbrella organisation for the:
The recent changes to our structure are explained in our Federation leaflet, which can be viewed here.
We currently have around 1,550 members, overwhelmingly microbusinesses and small and medium enterprises that include pet shops, groomers, kennels, catteries, manufacturers, wholesalers, professional services and colleges.
The Federation works on behalf of its members to raise the profile of their professionalism and commitment to the pet care sector, by offering a range of qualifications to help them further their career development. It provides a quality assurance of businesses in the pet care sector: all members agree to adhere to our charters, representing best practice for the different sectors of the pet trade on joining the each Association and the overarching Federation.
Our members have access to a range of benefits, including services, products, advice and information that help them to develop their business. Specific benefits range from discounts on education and training qualifications and events, plus access to a host of regular publications, to a free legal helpline and animal welfare insurance, to name but a few.