Kevin founded the Pet Role Trust, a registered charitable trust promoting responsible pet ownership and devoted to improving animal health & welfare through charitable fund-raising.
Kevin opened his first shop called ‘The Eye Shop’ in Warner Street, in Accrington to national headlines. Kevin was instrumental in challenging the opticians monopoly on the sale of over the counter ready reading glasses and in 1987 won a case against that monopoly.
Kevin bought the business off Ken Varey himself in 1997. The business at the time was titled Ken Varey Outdoor World and sold fishing products as it's speciality.
Kevin has been a Director of the leading canine newspaper since 1990. Our Dogs itself has been published continuously since 1895. Our printed paper has covered the world of dogs, shows, breeding and exhibiting since the reign of Queen Victoria.