2016
  • 7th place in Great Place To Work survey
  • Acquired three further specialist veterinary referral centres
  • Ian Kellett appointed as CEO
  • 400th vet practice opens
2015
  • VIP club reaches 4m members
  • Acquired first specialist veterinary referral centre
2014
  • Initial Public Offering: Pets At Home lists on the London Stock Exchange
  • 250th veterinary surgery opens
  • Pets At Home relaunches new retail website
2013
  • Voted the Sunday Times Best Big Company to work for.
  • Pets at Home expands its veterinary business with the acquisition of Vets4Pets
  • UK stores number over 360
2012
  • Launched VIP (Very Important Pets) loyalty programme
  • Launch of Pets At Home Asia, a direct product sourcing office
2011
  • Second distribution centre opens in Northampton
2010
  • Pets at Home acquired by Private Equity House, KKR.
2009
  • Groom Room services are launched within seven stores
2008
  • Pets at Home launches new website featuring online shopping - www.petsathome.com.
  • Pets at Home voted Employer of the Year in Retail Bulletin's 'People in Retail' awards.
2007
  • Pets at Home launches pet adoption scheme in selected stores to re-home displaced or unwanted small animals.
  • 200th store opens in Barnstaple
  • Wainwright’s food brand launched
2006
  • Support Adoption For Pets, our pet adoption charity, was launched
2004
  • Pets at Home acquired by European Private Equity firm, Bridgepoint
  • Matt Davies appointed CEO, Luke Mayhew appointed Chairman
2003
  • First national distribution centre opens in Stoke On Trent
1999
  • Pets at Home acquires Petsmart in the UK, bringing the chain to 140 stores.
  • Introduction of Companion Care instore vet practices.
1991
  • Pets at Home founded by Anthony Preston. First store opened in Chester, UK.