Clifford House, Carr Lane
Tel: 01226 740997 / 07901 910 314
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We are a wife and husband team having over 30 years combined hands-on experience associated with rabbit boarding and professional rabbit showing at national level.
Throughout our showing career we won numerous awards, including the much coveted Supreme Champion Certificate for our Blue-Eyed White Netherland Dwarf. We also showed British Giants, and contributed to defining the British Giant Breed Standard which is recognised today by the British Rabbit Council.
We are members of the British Rabbit Council, and Rabbit Welfare Association.
The Rabbitry was purposely designed and professionally built for housing rabbits and guinea pigs.
Rabbit hutches measure 6ft long x 2ft high x 2 ft deep and adhere to the recommendations prescribed and adhered to by individual animal welfare organisations including RWAF and PDSA. Each spacious hutch offers pets the ability to exhibit as much of their natural behaviour as possible including,;- hopping, sitting, playing, laying fully stretched, standing on hind legs, and digging. We also offer taller hutches for Giant breeds. Guinea pig hutches measure 5ft x 2ft x 18". Please see web site for full details.
The brick built structure including tiled roof and terracotta tiled floor helps maintain an even temperature throughout the summer months thereby eliminating the risk of heat stroke. During the cold winter months we closely monitor day and night time temperatures, and heat the building with oil filled radiators on timers. Snugglesafe heat pads are also available.
The building offers a spacious, clean, bright and well ventilated living environment with day light balanced lighting for your pet's comfort.
Professionally fitted remotely monitored 24 hr CCTV cameras operate within the Rabbitry and also the external perimeter of the building.
In line with our business insurance provider, we hold an up-to-date electrical certificate for the business premises issued by a contractor approved by the NICEIC.
At Barnsley Bunny Boarding we strongly believe in adhering to the daily practice of disease control within the Rabbitry through high sanitation levels and therefore do not provide outside runs on grass for rabbits to share. Shared runs on grass in a boarding environment cannot be disinfected between boarders, and therefore pose a serious health risk to rabbits and guinea pigs.
In line with RWAF guidelines as set out on page 45 of their "Hop To It", The RWAF guide to rabbit care, they stress the following, when choosing a rabbit boarding facility,
"Hutches should be cleaned using a modern disinfectant product (e.g. Virkon) between residents to ensure they are not going to catch anything from the previous occupant (the brain/kidney parasite E. Cuniculi can live for some time on surfaces), and although it is nice for the rabbits to have runs on grass there is a risk of spreading disease..."
There are several diseases which can be spread via communal runs when not sanitised between guests including Pasteurella, Coccidiosis, Bordetella Bronchiseptica
To maintain high levels of cleanliness and disease control a housekeeping service is provided daily for each guest to ensure comfort at all times.
All hutches are cleaned between guests and disinfected using a proprietary high level disinfectant cleaner which is safe for animal habitats, and which has been tested effective against, Bactericidal, Virucidal, Fungicidal, Microbacteriadal and Sporicidal activity.
Hand Sanitiser Alcohol Gel is used throughout the day, and always between handling rabbits or guinea pigs.
As part of our disease control procedure, all rabbits and guinea pigs receive a brand new Classic ball valve water bottle, provided free of charge upon arrival, which you are welcome to take home at the end of your pet's stay.
Please see our web site for full prices.
£20 per pet deposit required on booking. Full fee payable before check-in.
All Rabbits must have up-to-date vaccinations for Viral Hemorrhagic Disease and Myxomatosis.
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Barnsley Bunny Boarding is a professional business and is fully insured.
Bookings are now being taken for Summer and Christmas 2018.
Located in Tankersley Barnsley and close to Junction 36 of the M1 we are easily accessible from Wakefield, Sheffield, Rotherham, Doncaster, Huddersfield and Leeds.
Please see our website for access to route planner..
3pm - 8pm Monday to Saturday for check-in and collection of pets by appointment only.
Please telephone 10am-10pm