Accommodation

Enclosures​
Here at Sleepy Burrows we are excited about our new fantastic small animal house. We have opted for modern enclosures which are light and airy. Offering enrichment along side with safety and security for your pet.  Supporting  
"A hutch is not enough"
Enrichment

Encountering new and strange surroundings can be a very daunting experience. At Sleepy Burrows we care passionately about our guests and will treat your pets as our own giving them the attention they require to settle them.

Our Smaller Boarders

For our Degus, Chinchillas, Hamsters, Pigmy Hedgehogs, Gerbils, Rats etc.

We ask for you to provide their own cages.

Exercise
All boarders have access to an exercise area daily during their stay.
Rabbits/Guinea Pigs & Tortoises all have access to grass runs during the day, some of which are directly accessible through fun tunnels.
They are then brought in at night to their comfortable and secure enclosures.

Food

As an experienced RVN I feel passionately about the correct dietary requirements for each species. Incorrect diets can lead to many serious illnesses. We offer pelleted feed to the Rabbits & Guinea Pigs with fresh daily vegetables & access to hay at all times. If your pet is used to another diet this will need to be provided for the duration of their stay. A sudden change of diet could be detrimental to their digestive system.

Hygiene

All enclosures are cleaned daily with a Veterinary Grade disinfectant.

Fresh Food and bedding is provided daily.

Settling Period

All Boarders are given a FREE complimentary settling foraging treat. Usually contains lavender and chamomile

to help them settle into their holiday home.

Pet remedy is also available if you think your pet may suffer from any anxiety, this will be discussed on booking.

Boredom Busters

It is not natural for an animal to be caged and therefore we have to take this into consideration. At Sleepy Burrows we encourage natural behaviours offering burrowing boxes.

Foraging treats and fruit tree branches are available on request.

Play tables and toys are available which are popular with the rabbits.

New Safe Systems of Work are now in place following the COVID crisis.

Upon enquiry these will be sent to  you in detail.

Drop off /Collection by Appointment only

Designated area to drop off your pet.

No blankets or comforts will be allowed for the time being. Something from home has always be encouraged in the past and hope this will change in the future , but cannot risk cross contamination at this time.

Vaccinations 

New Vaccine now available - Nobivac Triple protection with 12 month duration Protects against Myxomatosis, RHDV1 & 2 strains

Veterinary Surgeries are now taking bookings for vaccines. A valid vaccination certificate is required to be emailed prior to boarding. 

If you're struggling We can help worm your Pets to protect them against Cuniculi and other parasitic problems.

Summer Time - Blog

Small animals are particularly sensitive to heat stroke. 

Always ensure they are provided with a few shaded areas.

Supply something cool to lie on e.g. Ceramic tiles, Cool pads and Frozen water bottles with cover.

Ensure Good Ventilation

Offer a cool water bottle and water bowl.