Garrards are a market leader and innovator in supplying products, equipment, training and technical support to the Pest control Industry and the equine and canine markets throughout Australia and New Zealand.
Garrards Pty Ltd is a family owned and operated company since 1985 with head office located at Brendale on the North Side of Brisbane with 17 branches located across Australia and New Zealand.
Garrards started in 1985 as Garrards Pesticides with husband and wife Chris and Maureen Garrard. The first office was located at Kallangur a suburb North of Brisbane at the back of a timber mill, the warehouse was an old air raid shelter a 100m down the way in the timber yard. As the business grew Chris and Maureen’s three sons Daren, Rodney & Ashley all joined the company and all have manager and director roles within the business which includes Garrards Pesticides, Garrards Horse and Hound, Rio Harness & Sulkies, Garrards Equine Veterinary practice and Rega Pumps and Sprayers.
After 3 years the business outgrew the Kallangur site and was moved to larger premises at Lawton and then, in 1996 to a larger purpose built warehouse and offices at Brendale. Soon after the move to Lawnton the company expanded with the opening of branches starting in Sydney (1988), Melbourne (1989), Adelaide (1991) Perth (1994) Darwin (1996), Gold Coast (1997) followed by, Albion Park, Harold Park, Newcastle, Auckland, Christchurch, Cambridge, Townsville, Pukekohe, Menangle & Gloucester Park. Garrards Horse and Hound was formed in 1997 at Bundall Gold Coast and has expanded with locations at various racecourses across Australia and New Zealand .
We are continually searching the world for the latest developments and innovations in products and services to provide the latest technology to the industries we supply.
With 2015 marking the 30th anniversary of the Company’s creation, we look forward to continuing being of service to our clientele and to setting the standard for supplying outstanding goods and services to our valued customers.
Garrards motto is “Service with Integrity” and it is this phrase that is instilled into all of our staff, and governs all that we do.