The Pet Industry Federation has announced the finalists in the sixth annual Pet Industry Awards. This year’s entries were particularly high-calibre and the judges will now focus on narrowing these finalists down to winners. This year’s finalists are:
Grooming Business of the Year – sponsored by Jelf
Dogs Delight, Chiswick, London
Grooming at Tiffany’s, Beccles, Suffolk
KD Grooming Studio, Wincanton Somerset
Ulti-Mutt Dog Grooming, Calne, Wiltshire
Kennel or Cattery of the Year
3Cs Cattery, Camberley, Surrey
Chequer Trees Cattery, Heathfield, East Sussex
Fairmile Cattery, Fairmile, Devon
Lea Wood Cattery, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire
Pets Country Manor, Tarbock Green, Liverpool
Pet Service Business of the Year
Barking Mad, Northumberland
Chase Pet Services, Cannock, Staffordshire
Positive Animal Solutions
The Pet Butler, Portsmouth
Wagging Tails, Swindon
Retailer of the Year – sponsored by Harrison Clark Rickerbys
Food4Paws, Blackburn, Lancashire
Poole Farm Feed Centre, Great Yeldham, Essex
Pets Corner, Cheltenham
Williton Pet Centre, Taunton, Somerset
Wholesaler of the Year – sponsored by PATS
Sky Pet Products
The Awards winners will be announced on 23rd October at a Monte Carlo themed dinner to be held at Whittlebury Hall Hotel and Spa, Towcester, Northants and the awards will be presented by boxing legend, Frank Bruno MBE.
Guests will also discover the recipient of the 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award, sponsored by PIF Telecom, and will find out which pet products pet owners simply can’t live without. An auction will take place later in the evening, along with a raffle, both to raise funds for The Pet Charity.
The Awards are presented in association with media partner PBW News and sponsors PATS, Burgess Pet Care, Pedigree Wholesale, Jelf Insurance Brokers, Harrison Clark Rickerbys, PIF Telecom and Compton Hall and take place against the backdrop of the Pet Industry Forum – a conference and networking event, tackling cutting-edge issues and business topics.
For more information call 01234 273933 or visit www.piffa.co.uk.