Non-Clinical Stream 2020 Rabbit Welfare Association Conference


Edinburgh 20th and 21st June 2020

For owners, rescue workers and other professionals


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We have a great mixture of lectures covering everything you need to know to spot illness and provide nursing care at home
We have a mix of essential and advanced lectures on Saturday for the clinical stream, plus a stream for non-clinical professionals and rabbit owners.
Sunday sees the return of our popular Rabbit Behaviour Day, which is not to be missed and was a sell out last time.

Prices shown are inclusive of VAT

Non Clinical Stream – “Try this at home!”

Saturday, 20th June, 2020

For rabbit rescue workers, owners, and other non-clinical professionals, to help in the day to day care of our favourite animals

Time Educator Topic
09.00 – 10.00 Networking and coffee The chance to Rabbit On!
10.00 – 11.00 Emma Keeble Respiratory problems in rabbits and care at home
11.00 – 12.00 Molly Varga Vital signs of GI Stasis and care at home
12.00 – 13.00 Lunch break
13.00 – 14.00 Richard Saunders Ask the Experts – pre-submitted questions
14.00 – 15.00 Kevin Eatwell Vital signs of renal disease and care at home
15.00 – 15.30 Coffee break
15.30 – 16.30 Jenna Richardson Clinical exam and caring for ill rabbits at home


RWAF Member – £60 Non-RWAF Member – £90
(Membership is £24 so worth joining!)

Book both Saturday and Sunday together and get a discount!

Non clinical stream and behaviour day
RWAF member – £100 Non RWAF member – £150

Sunday 21st June 2020

After the success of our previous Rabbit Behaviour Days we have another great day on offer. This is suitable for anyone, Veterinary Surgeons, Vet Nurses, rabbit owners, rescue owners/workers and anyone that works with rabbits and wants to understand them more.

Time Educator Topic
10.00 – 11.00 Grace Dickinson Rabbit Training For Dummies BUNNIES
11.00 – 12.00 Grace Dickinson Using clicker training to help with fear and build confidence
12.00 – 13.00 Lunch break
13.00 – 14.00 Guen Bradbury Fear Free Handling
14.00 – 15.00 Laura Dixon Trancing and ‘learned helplessness’
15.00 – 16.30 Guen Bradbury Aggression: What causes it and what can you do?
16.30 – 17.30 Rae Todd Bonding in practice


RWAF Member – £60 Non-RWAF Member – £90
(Membership is £24 so worth joining!)

All places will be confirmed by email so please provide an email address.  We are sorry but we are unable to send out confirmation, agendas, etc by post, only by email.


10 hours of CPD, lunch and coffee are included in the delegate price.

Please remember to make your menu choice


Please provide the following information for each delegate





Telephone number

E-mail address (essential for confirmation)

Delegate Category: (choose from Veterinary Surgeon, Veterinary Nurse, Student Veterinary Surgeon, Student Nurse)


Terms &Conditions

  1. Payments
    All bookings made prior to the conference must be paid in full to guarantee registration. Once payment has been received, an email confirmation and a receipted invoice will be sent. If payment is not made at the time of booking, registration will be provisional. Bookings received less than two weeks before the conference date can only be paid by credit card.
  2. Substitutions & Cancellations 

Delegates may nominate an alternative person from their organisation to attend up to 24 hours prior to the start of the event, at no extra charge. Should substitution not be possible, cancellation charges apply as follows:
8 weeks or more prior to start of event: 10% of the delegate fee
4 to 8 weeks prior to start of event: 50% of the delegate fee
4 weeks or less prior to start of event: 100% of the delegate fee
All substitutions and cancellations must be received in writing

Workshops are allocated on a first come first served basis

  1. Access Requirements
    Delegates should advise of any special access requirements at the time of registration.
  2. Registration Information
    Registration information will be sent to registered delegates by email at least seven days prior to the event.  Any delegate not receiving the registration information should contact us by email to
  3. Alterations to Programme – Cancellation/Postponement of Event
    1. RWAF reserves the right to make alterations to the conference programme, venue and timings.
    2. In the unlikely event of the programme being cancelled by RWAF, a full refund will be made. Liability will be limited to the amount of the fee paid by the delegate.
    3. In the event of it being found necessary, for whatever reason, that the conference is being postponed or the dates being changed, the organisers shall not be liable for any expenditure, damage or loss incurred by the delegate.
    4. If by re-arrangement or postponement the event can take place, the booking between the delegate and the organisers shall remain in force and will be subject to the cancellation schedule in paragraph 2.
  4. Speakers
    Views expressed by speakers are their own. RWAF cannot accept liability for advice given, or views expressed, by any speaker at the conference or in any material provided to delegates.
  5. .Insurance
    It is the responsibility of the delegate to arrange appropriate insurance cover in connection with their attendance at the conference. RWAF cannot be held liable for any loss, liability or damage to personal property.

Additional information

RWAF member

No, Yes

Days non clinical

Both Days, Saturday 20th, Sunday 21st