Sleepy Burrows


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About our Small Pet Boarding

We board: RabbitsGuinea PigsBirdsHamsters, Mice etc.

Discounted boarding for NHS workers requiring help during the crisis. As a veterinary professional we have introduced a new system of work for everyone’s safety following the COVID crisis. The Burrows already had a medical grade cleaning protocol in place however we will be increasing these standards
The new safe systems of work will be available on our website

I have been nursing for 23 years and I am passionate about animal health care which of course includes the importance of housing, husbandry and enrichment for our pets.

We have received some fantastic feedback from our clients - please see our Facebook page


Here at sleepy burrows we have built a fantastic animal house. We have opted for modern enclosures which are light and airy. Offering enrichment along side with safety and security.
We are currently in the process of expanding with another animal house


All boarders will have access to an exercise area daily during their stay
We believe enrichment is essential for a caged pet's wellbeing, please refer to our website for details.

Health & Hygiene:

All enclosures are cleaned daily with veterinary grade disinfectant.

A valid signed vaccination card for Rabbits is required,without this we cannot board your rabbit.

All boarders will be given a free health check upon arrival.

Small Pet Boarding Prices

We ask for a deposit on booking and full payment on arrival.
We charge for both drop off and collection dates as no animal will be in your pet's enclosure in this time. Allowing time for correct disinfection and airing protocol.

Daily Rates:
Single Rabbit £8;/ £9.50 Bonded pair sharing same pen
Single Guinea Pig £6.50/ £7.50 Bonded pair sharing same pen
Please refer to website for other species plus Terms & Conditions

Other Services

Services: GroomingClaw Clipping

Please ask about our healthcare packages

Organic hand designed Forage Bunny and Piggie Baubles now available - limited stock.
All of our forages and treats are designed and grown by a Veterinary professional with health and digestion in mind.

We were delighted to have participated in last year's Rabbit Awareness Week RAW - RWAF #hoptohay
Please see our Facebook Page

We offer a pick up and drop off service by arrangement only.

Limited spaces

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Reviews from Our Guests

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Jemma provided an excellent standard of care for my two guinea pigs while I was away for a week. One of our piggies is on medication and Jemma's experience and knowledge was amazing. She provided us with regular updates and photos and it was a home from home for them. Jenny and Simone are looking forward to staying at Sleepy Burrows again soon!

5 From Claire Ellis on

Boarders Response:Our pleasure, hope she continues improving x Thankyou for a lovely review

Lovely setting for our guinea pigs. Jemma is a very friendly, capable lady, got good vibes that our pigs would have a great stay and would be well looked after, which they were. Jemma kept us updated on the welfare of our animals whilst we were on holiday. Great price too. Will definitely use again. Highly recommended.

5 From Sara Ford on

My spur-thighed tortoise Starsky stayed at Sleepy-burrows for 9 days during September. He was very well looked after and I was able to see pictures of him on Facebook, from Lanzarote. Sleepy Burrows is a lovely place and I hope to be able to leave Starsky there again next year. Very well run, lovely lady - very professional. Many thanks!!

5 From deborah walker on

Our hamster Beachball had a great time, and it was a relief to know she was well looked after and had lots of cuddles! Thank you for putting the updates on Facebook - it was good to see she was settling in. Would definitely recommend Sleepy Burrows.

5 From Helen on

Boarded my 4 rabbits at Sleepy Burrows and would have no hesitation in booking them in for a holiday again! Jemma is a supporter of the Rabbit Welfare Association and their Hutch is Not Enough Campaign. Hence the facilities are excellent - lots of space and lovely boredom breaker toys and treats. Jemma obviously loves small animals and gives those in her care lots of attention. Was lovely to receive updates on the bunnies and reassuring they were being looked after by Jemma.

5 From Alison Bugg on

Our young guinea pigs Flash and Charlie have just stayed at Sleepy Burrows for three nights and were beautifully cared for by fact they look as though they have had a holiday themselves! Thank you so much for all the care and attention you provided them with, they will definitely be back again!

5 From Caroline Raper on

So far we have used Sleepy burrows pet boarding once and so far everything went well. We don't leave our rabbits with nobody except them. With them we feel confident enough to leave him while we're out. Our rabbits is return clean and in good spirits. I will recommend them. Thanks.

5 From Damian on

Boarded our two rescue buns with Sleepy Burrows for one week; fantastic facilities and outstanding professional care and attention. We received regular updates and excellent customer service. Had complete peace of mind and would recommend without hesitation.

5 From Sue Keevil on

Would highly recommend Sleepy Burrows as I had total confidence that my pet rabbit had received exceptional care and attention. I was sent regular updates throughout my rabbit's stay and received a friendly and approachable service. I would definitely board my rabbit at Sleepy Burrows again.

5 From Lisa Clark on

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Located near Romford (Essex) within easy reach of the M25, A12 and A127

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