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UK pet industry toasts a successful year
at glittering PetQuip Awards 2018 event

Awards Night

Around 200 luminaries representing the UK and international retailer and supplier pet sector waited in anticipation as the winning names were announced at the 2018 PetQuip Awards & Dinner party held on Sunday 23 September. The sixth edition of this annual event took place in the Ludlow Suite at the Telford International Centre during the PATS Telford pet trade exhibition. The organisers were pleased to take part in the awards evening by announcing the PATS New Product awards prior to the PetQuip Awards presentations.

The PetQuip awards, presented by Pat Flynn, PetQuip trade association manager and Amanda Sizer Barrett MBE, director general of the PetQuip association, included eight gold and eight silver medals, plus six highly commended awards and a special Lifetime Achievement Award for John James of James & Steel.

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Business of the Year

Group 55

Natures Menu

Highly Commended
Broadreach Nature +


Sponsor Larissa Marchant Waters, Pet Trade TV


Exporter of the Year

Group 55

Burgess Pet Care


Presenter Charlie Parker, PetQuip Commercial Manager

Marketing Project of the Year


Company of Animals


Highly Commended
Natures Menu / True Instinct

Highly Commended
Just for Pets 


Sponsor Gordon Thomas, PATS

Pet Product of the Year

Hownd –
Hemp Wellness Treats

Nutriment –
Dinner for Cats

Highly Commended
Poppy’s Picnic –
Enhanced Pet Food/Complete Meatballs/Follow-on Paste


Sponsor Anne Ferrante, APPA & Global Pet Exp


Pet Product of the Year

Danish Design –
Dog Duvet

Collarways –
Mookiemax grooming and massage tool

Highly Commended
K9 Organics –
shampoos/paw balms


Sponsor Anne Ferrante, APPA & Global Pet Exp


Pet Product Innovation of the Year

Sure Petcare –
Microchip Pet Door Connect/Cat Flap Connect

PetWeighter –
Dog Feeding System


Sponsor Anne Ferrante, APPA & Global Pet Expo


International Pet Retailer / Wholesaler / Distributor of the Year

Whesco, Denmark


Sponsor Wayne Stevens, PetFace


UK Retailer of the Year

Joint Gold
Mutt & Co Pet Boutique, Hartlepool, Teesside

Pack and Clowder, Hackney, London

Highly Commended
WaggleAntics, online retailer


Sponsor Sunny Sharma, Vital Pet Trade Specialists


Lifetime Achievement

John James


Sponsor Peter Roy, Natures Menu



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