About

The Burgess Excel Vet Awards have been created to celebrate the hard work and achievements of veterinary professionals who work tirelessly to improve rabbit health and welfare.

Despite their popularity research consistently highlights that there is often low awareness regarding the specific needs of rabbits. The Burgess Excel Vet Awards have been created by Burgess Pet Care to recognise the efforts of those who go above and beyond to raise awareness around the welfare needs of these amazing animals. 

Who can enter?

The Awards have three categories. Rabbit Vet of the Year, open to all practising UK veterinary surgeons, Rabbit Nurse of the Year, open to all practising veterinary nurses in the UK and Rabbit Veterinary Practice of the Year open to all practices in the UK on the RWAF rabbit friendly list.

How do I nominate?

You can complete the online form self-nominate or nominate somebody you know. You don’t have to be a veterinary professional to nominate a veterinary professional; it may be that you’re one of their clients. In short, if you’re a rabbit owner and want to highlight the hard work of your local vet, we want to hear from you, too!

Once nominations have closed on 31st July 2020, our panel of judges will meet to determine a shortlist of finalists for each category. Our winners will be announced at the London Vet Show 2020.

Who would you like to nominate?

The Burgess Excel Vet Awards is organised by Burgess Pet Care, an independent family run business based in Thornton-le-Dale, Yorkshire. The health and happiness of pets is Burgess Pet Care’s number one priority.