National Pet Month 2024

9th April 2024

April is National Pet Month in the UK. It’s a time to cherish the bond between humans and animals, recognising the joy, love and companionship they bring to our lives. Here at The Pantiles in Tunbridge Wells, we’re thrilled to join in the festivities and our retailer Collared, a dog accessory and gift shop, is ready to make this month extra special for you and your furry friends.

National Pet Month History

National Pet Month, established in 1989, aims to promote responsible pet ownership, raise awareness of the benefits of pets, and support the work of pet charities and organisations throughout the UK. This month-long celebration encourages people to appreciate the companionship of pets while also highlighting the importance of their welfare.

Throughout its history, National Pet Month has grown into a significant event, garnering attention from pet owners, businesses and communities nationwide. From educational campaigns to fundraising initiatives, the month offers a platform to advocate for the wellbeing of all pets, emphasising the mutual benefits of the human-animal bond.

Exploring Collared at The Pantiles

At The Pantiles, we’re proud to host Collared, a haven for dog lovers seeking top-quality products and unique gifts for their four-legged companions. Collared curates a diverse selection of merchandise sourced from around the world, featuring renowned brands such as Puppia, West Paw, Wacky Walker, Rough Wear, Walters, Hunter and Flexi.

From stylish collars and leads to cosy beds and gourmet treats, Collared offers everything your furry friend desires. Whether you’re pampering your pup with luxurious accessories or searching for the perfect gift for a fellow pet enthusiast, Collared is the ultimate destination for all things canine.

But Collared is more than just a store – it’s a community hub where pet owners can connect, share stories and celebrate their shared love for dogs. The friendly staff at Collared are passionate about meeting customers, both human and furry, and providing personalised recommendations to ensure every visit is memorable.

Why Visit The Pantiles (and Collared) During National Pet Month?

National Pet Month presents a perfect opportunity to indulge in activities that strengthen the bond between you and your pet. Whether it’s exploring scenic walks, organising pet-friendly events, or simply spoiling your furry friend with treats and toys, there’s no shortage of ways to celebrate.

Visiting The Pantiles during National Pet Month offers a unique experience for both you and your pet. Our charming, tiled street is brimming with boutiques, cafes and attractions, providing the ideal setting for leisurely strolls with your canine companion. As you wander through the picturesque surroundings, you’ll discover a wealth of pet-friendly establishments, making it easy to include your furry friend in your day out.

Collared, in the heart of The Pantiles, adds an extra layer of excitement to your visit. Step inside and explore a treasure trove of dog accessories, from fashionable apparel to innovative gadgets. Engage with fellow pet enthusiasts, exchange tips on pet care, and revel in the camaraderie that comes with being part of a vibrant pet-loving community.

Moreover, by supporting Collared and other pet-friendly businesses at The Pantiles, you’re contributing to the local economy and helping to sustain the vibrant tapestry of our community. Your patronage enables us to continue providing exceptional products and services while fostering a welcoming environment for pet owners and their furry companions.

Join us to Celebrate National Pet Month!

National Pet Month is a time to honour the special bond between humans and animals while advocating for the welfare of pets everywhere. As we celebrate this joyous occasion, we invite you to join us at The Pantiles and explore the wonders of Collared, where you’ll find everything you need to spoil your furry friends and create lasting memories together.

Whether you’re treating your pet to a shopping spree or simply enjoying a leisurely stroll in the company of your faithful companion, The Pantiles offers the perfect backdrop for a memorable day out. Let’s make this National Pet Month one to remember as we cherish the unconditional love and companionship our pets bring into our lives.