2019

  • Launched our new “Store of the future” concept
  • Purchased a majority stake in the UK’s leading online pet sitting service ‘Tailster’
  • Our subscription offerings grow in popularity with over 700,000 customers

2018

  • Launched our new Pet Care Strategy

2017

  • Launched 'Order in Store' to give customers access to our extended online product range

2016

  • 7th place in Great Place To Work survey
  • Acquired three further specialist veterinary referral centres

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

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

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.