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What Plants Are Poisonous to Rabbits?

Mon 20th April, 2015

Poisonous Plants Aren’t Always Obvious The plants that are poisonous to your rabbits aren’t always obvious to you or your pets. Rabbits don’t instinctively know which plants are bad for them, or at least not in every case. And there are a few very common plants that could be hanging around your home or garden…

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London Pet Show Competition Winners

Mon 20th April, 2015

It’s been such a difficult task for the team at Burgess Pet Care but we are delighted to announce the names of our London Pet Show competition winners   1. Our first winner is Eileen Cunningham with the following picture of Alfie the guinea pig.     2. The second winner is Rebecca Chidgey with…

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Keeping Your Ferret Healthy

Mon 20th April, 2015

Ferret Care Basics All pets need food, shelter and plenty of stimulation. This provides a pet’s basic foundation of health. Ensure that you feed your ferret the correct food. Their digestive system is different from other pets. They need plenty of animal protein – though it can’t be their only source of food as problems…

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Introducing a New Cat to Your Family

Mon 20th April, 2015

When You First Bring Your New Cat Home, You’ll Need… Whether you have another pet in the house, children of your own or it’s just you, you should remember that the process of moving is a big one for any cat. Most cats exhibit timid behaviour at first and are likely to spend plenty of…

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Dealing with Separation Anxiety

Mon 20th April, 2015

What Is Separation Anxiety? What Are the Symptoms? Separation Anxiety is a very distressing condition for both dog and owner. Anxiety is a nervous state in which your dog feels extreme stress because he doesn’t know where you are and when you will return. In general, symptoms of separation anxiety include: Urinating and defecating in…

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Chocolate Is Toxic for Pets

Mon 20th April, 2015

What Happens If Your Dog or Cat Eats Chocolate? It’s unlikely that you’ll feed your pet chocolate intentionally now that you know just how serious this food can be. But, dogs and cats are inquisitive creatures, and they might go out of their way to find the hidden food in your home. And, you may…

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How well do you know breeds of cats?

Fri 10th April, 2015

Most people are very familiar with recognising the different breeds of dogs without having to think about it. When it comes to breeds of cats however, this isn’t often the case. Although it is harder to tell the difference between breeds of cats than dogs, there are actually over 50 domestic cat breeds. We think…

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keeping rabbits cool in warmer weather

Keeping rabbits cool in warm weather

Thu 9th April, 2015

Around Burgess HQ this month we’ve happily been enjoying the warmer weather that comes with the beginning of spring. Whilst we all seemed to be having internal debates on what kind of jacket we needed, we couldn’t help but think of our bunnies that have to get through the upcoming summer with their fur coats….

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perfect photos of pets

Take the perfect pic of your pet with our 5 simple steps

Wed 8th April, 2015

Ever tried to take a photo of your pet doing something funny and cute, and then just as you get your phone out they change position? We’ve all been there. It can be difficult to capture your pet, especially during their best moments. However, with social media sites like Pinterest and Instagram dominated with fantastic…

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London Pet Show Competition

London Pet Show Competition!

Thu 2nd April, 2015

It’s officially spring! And to celebrate we have an exciting competition starting… We have 20 tickets for the London Pet Show on the 9th and 10th May to giveaway to a few of our lucky followers. For a chance of winning all you need to do is post a photo of your pet on our…

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