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20th March 2020

By Justine Thompson

 

 

The Pet Industry Federation has revealed the finalists for this year’s record-breaking Pet Industry Awards.

The 2020 winners will be announced at an awards dinner – although, given the situation with the coronavirus outbreak, the organiser are ‘closely monitoring the situation” and hope to be able to update the trade shortly.

The 2020 awards were scheduled for the first night of new trade show Petindex, planned to take place in Milton Keynes on April 26-27. 

A record number of entries were received this year, particularly in pet service sectors, reflecting the growth of these types of businesses in recent years; independent retail, product innovation and the sustainability award. 

The judges will now focus on whittling these finalists down to winners.

This year’s finalists are:

Retailer of the Year
Browns Natural Pet Store, Goring
Creature Comforts, Glasgow
Pawprints of West Yorkshire
Pet Stop, Market Deeping
Redpaw Pet Supplies, Plympton
The Dog House, Eltham

Manufacturer of the Year
Different Dog
Iris (Slovenia)
Irish Dog Foods
JR Pet Products Ltd
Michie's of Cornwall
Natures Menu

Export Strategy Award
HOWND (Power Pet Brands Limited)
Eden Holistic Pet Foods
Irish Dog Foods
Natures Menu
Podium Pet Products
ProtectaPet

New Business of the Year
Bella & Duke
Goodchap’s
Little Buddy’s Dog Grooming and Pet Supplies
Precious Paws Doggie Daycare
Ralf & Ray Petcare Limited (T/A Petpals Chislehurst)
Savvy Pet Spa

E-Commerce Business
Bella & Duke
Different Dog
Henley Raw Dog Food
Pet Drugs Online
ProtectaPet
Trusty Pet Supplies

Grooming Business of the Year
Barkeley Grange
Barkingham Park Pet Spa
Brite Barks
Henry & Co
KD Grooming Studio
The Dog House

Kennel of the Year
Badgerswood Boarding Kennels & Cattery
Country Boarding for Cats & Dogs
Four Paws Country Pet Hotel
Greendale Farm Kennels and Cattery
Quintessential Quarters Limited
Royvon (Esher) Dog Hotels & Training

Cattery of the Year
The Cats Whiskers
Lakeside Luxury Cattery 
Lea Wood Cattery
Meadow Cat Hotel
Quintessential Quarters Limited
The Pet Joint

Pet Service Business of the Year
Dignity Pet Crematorium Ltd
Digs for Dogs Pet Services Ltd
Friends for Pets
Hounds & Hooves Ltd
Pet Pals (Darlington & Yarm)
Woof Walkies Limited

Home Boarding Business of the Year
Barking Mad (Telford)
Digs for Dogs Pet Services Ltd
Just Paws
Paw & Co.
Silly Sausages Dog Services
The Pet Joint

Dog Daycare Business of the Year
Barkeley Grange
Elmtree Doggy Daycare Centre
Pawz & Bonez
Rags & Bert’s Doggy Day Care
Scenterbarks Ltd
Willow Tree Canine Daycare Ltd

Product Innovation Award
4 Cats- Cherry Stone Snake Toy
Be:Loved
Different Dog – Dog Food
Haypigs – Circus Treat Ball
HOWND - Hero Bowls
Natures Menu - True Instinct
Protectapet
Rocketo Dog Food
Vet AI
Yora Adult Dog Food

Sustainability Award
Broadreach Nature +
HOWND
Lakeside Luxury Cattery
Michie’s of Cornwall
Redpaw Pet Supplies
Scrumbles

Special Achievement Award
Donna Clinch, Isle of Wight Dog Grooming Centre
Eddie Milburn, Symply Pet Foods
Kelly Davis, KD Grooming Studio
Nicola Stevens, ZooLab Limited
Steve Belgrau, The Pet Joint
Vicki Johnston, Oh My Dog

Student Award
Lee Davis
Sarah Davies

Additionally, there will be a 2020 Lifetime Achievement Award.

The Awards are presented in association with media partner pbwnews; and awards sponsors include Natures Menu, Tails.com, Pet Business Insurance and Utility Bidder. 
To keep up to date with developments on the awards, go to www.petindexshow.com or call 01234 273933.