Dean Richmond, Pets Corner, the PetQuip Lifetime Achievement Award winner 2019
The 2019 PetQuip Award winners, revealed last night after a record number of entries from across the trade, were:
Merchandising Expertise: Gold – Natures Menu, silver – Fold Hill Foods.
Exporter of the Year: Gold – Fish4Dogs, silver – ChickenGuard, highly commended – Little Big Paw.
Marketing Project of the Year: Gold – Burgess for RAW (Rabbit Awareness Week), silver – Forthglade for The Great Dog Walk Challenge.
Pet Product of the Year: Food/Treats/Health (Dogs): Gold – Pawfect Foods for YAK Cheese Straws, silver – Pedigree Wholesale for Natures Deli, highly commended – Innocent Pet Care for Birthday Cake Mix.
Food/Treats/Health (Cats): Gold – Burgess for Neutered Cat, silver – PetCo for Cat Love.
Accessories /Technical: Gold – Henry Wag Noodle Glove Towel and the complete range of drying products, silver – Henry & Co for organic ear cleaner for dogs, highly commended – Tropiclean for dental health.
Small Animals: Gold – ChickenGuard, silver – Haypigs.
International Pet Retailer/Distributor/Wholesaler of the Year: Gold – Valgaia doo/Pasji.net, Slovenia,
silver – Saint Vincent Group, Dubai.
UK Pet Retailer of the Year: Gold – Just for Pets, pet store chain, silver – Henry & Co Dog Boutique, Arbroath.
Lifetime Achievement: Dean Richmond, of Pets Corner.
Full report and pictures to follow.