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Top tips for house rabbits over the Christmas period

Fri 21st November, 2014

There always seems to be so much going on in your home at this time of year; more visitors come to your door, decorations give it a festive feel, and there is no end of tasty treats! This can be quite a change of surroundings for your house rabbits. Here are our best tactics to…

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Pet-proofing your Christmas decorations

Wed 19th November, 2014

As the winter holidays approach, it’s time to start thinking about what decorations you would like to put up in your home. Whether you go for a Christmas tree or candles, always consider how these additions to your house will affect your pet! It is best to opt for an artificial tree instead of a…

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Moving your rabbits inside for the winter

Mon 17th November, 2014

The temperature is certainly starting to drop at this time of year, meaning it is time to make preparations to keep our pets warm throughout the winter. In consideration of your rabbits’ comfort, the best thing to do is to bring them inside the house if this is possible. Here are our suggestions for a…

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Taking pets on long journeys

Fri 14th November, 2014

This week we were asked… “At Christmas I’m taking my dog with us to visit my parents down south (it takes over 2 hours to get there), do you have any advice for taking him in the car on a long journey?” Here is our advice for you! Before taking your dog on a long…

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Keeping rabbits warm in winter

Thu 13th November, 2014

As the cold weather starts to draw in, making sure your rabbits are warm is more important than ever! In the wild rabbits live in underground burrows where the temperature is about the same in both summer and winter. We recommend bringing your rabbits inside but know that this option is not always possible. Here…

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What You Need to Know about Feeding Your Guinea Pigs

Wed 12th November, 2014

Guinea pigs (which are also called cavies) are remarkable pets to have. They are quite funny and charming most of the time, even when they are hiding (perhaps, especially when they are hiding). With adorable faces and long, round bodies, it is little wonder that guinea pigs have captured our attention and found a way…

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Grooming your guinea pig

Thu 6th November, 2014

An important routine to get into with your guinea pigs is to regularly groom them. Small pets are generally quite clean and do not need a lot of grooming. However, this can act as a good bonding opportunity between pet and owner – as well as being relaxing! Here are a few of our top…

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Brand new look, same great recipes

Fri 31st October, 2014

Soon you’ll start to notice new look Burgess packs hitting the shelves. We hope you love the new designs as much as we do, and don’t worry, the products inside the bags are still made to the same great recipes. For the first time ever we’ve brought our full range of products under the Burgess…

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Can a cat live with a hamster?

Fri 31st October, 2014

This week we were asked… “My partner and I have been thinking about adopting a cat but I already have a hamster. Is this safe?” Here is our advice to you! We would all love to adopt as many animals as possible but first it’s worth asking yourself if those pets will get along. This…

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The Diary of Cat Adoption – Part 2

Thu 30th October, 2014

In my last post I talked about heading to the RSPCA Animal Centre in Sheffield with the view to adopting a cat. We put a reserve on a little black and white lady called Random, and were waiting for the call about a home visit to assess the road at the end of our street….

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