1999

The EU announced the end of the UK beef export ban. This followed the dedicated work of a PFMA taskforce to fight this issue. For the first time since tracking data, PFMA population data recorded a higher cat population than the dog population with cats at 7.7 million...

1992

PFMA adopted policy that only raw materials from animals passed as fit for human consumption (under veterinary inspection) was incorporated into the Animal By-Products Order. PFMA often adopts policies that are ahead of legislation.

1990

Dog population 7.4 million, cat population 6.8 million, budgerigar population 2.1 million.