Who are we?

The Pet Industry Federation is the national trade association for pet businesses. We offer our members a range of business related benefits and seek to raise standards in the industry by providing courses and training opportunities that help pet businesses and their staff. As a member of PIF, you and your staff also receive a discount on the courses listed on this site.

PIF Education formally operated as the National Pet College. Since June 2024, the education provision has been moved within the Pet Industry Federation.

Our Vision

To develop and deliver the highest quality specialist training, to the those working in the pet sector
The pet industry is made up of individuals who care passionately about the pets they look after. Animal welfare can only be properly safeguarded if those people have the right training and knowledge.
  • Raises standards in the pet industry
  • Provides courses and qualifications that meet the needs of the industry
  • Helps ensure that pet professionals put animal welfare first.