About Us

Founded in 1974, Kennelpak, our family-founded business runs both wholesale and retail divisions within the pet sector. Suppling and retailing our own brand products, as well as global partnership brands within the UK.

Our support centre and distribution warehouse is based in Nottingham, employing over 300 staff. With 19 stores currently across the UK, which includes 15 Pets Parlour grooming salons and a website which delivers nationally.

Wholesale &

Here at Kennelpak we are not just simply wholesalers. Our dedicated team offer a range of services from contract packing through to UK distribution and marketing for partnership brands.

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Pets &

Pets & Friends is the multichannel retail arm of Kennelpak. Offering a wide range of products, services and expertise direct to customers through our 19 stores, 15 grooming salons and website.

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Our Values

Our Vision

To be the trusted pet specialist for pets, their parents and our partners.

Our Mission

To nourish pets with love, care and nutrition enabling them to live their best lives.

Our Values

Integrity, respect, courage, passion.

Our History


FC Collards Ltd. is founded by Frederick Collard.


Kennelpak Ltd is formed by Frederick Collard and David Constance.


The first Kennelgate pet store is opened in Leicester.


Kennelgate expanded with two more pet stores in Shrewsbury and Wollaton.


The purpose built distribution centre is opened in Stapleford.


Collards own brand pet food is launched.


YAKERS dog chew & occupier is launched.


Kennelgate is re-branded to Pets & Friends.