RWAF 2019 Owner Conference notes by download


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We are able to offer owner conference notes for the 2018 conference.  The programme was as follows


Times Chair Sally Hibbert
9.00-10.00 Molly Varga BVetMed CertZooMed DZooMed (Mammalian) MRCVS Diseases of the gut.
This lecture will cover gut stasis, diarrhoea etc, when to worry, and what to do until you can get to the vets, how your vet is likely to approach a case and what the tests mean/what information they give, possible treatments and managing rabbits that aren’t eating at home.
10.00-11.00 Richard Saunders BSc (Hons) BVSc FRSB CBiol DZooMed (Mammalian) DipECZM (ZHM) MRCVS RCVS Specialist in Zoo and Wildlife Medicine (Mammalian) Therapeutics. This lecture will cover what is licensed, what is safe and how to administer them.
11.00-11.30 Debbie from Hipra giving an update on RVHD2
11.30-12.00 Coffee Break
12.00-1.00 Craig Hunt BvedMed Cert SAM DZooMed MRCVS RCVS Specialist in Zoo and Wildlife Medicine (Mammalian) Dentistry. Craig will cover x-rays, what can owners do, and what you can expect your vet to do.
1.00-2.00 Livia Benato European Specialist DVM CertZooMed ECZM MRCVS diplomate in small mammal medicine Dermatology. This lecture will focus on a practical approach to rabbit dermatology, and the most common presentations will be discussed.
2.00-3.00 Lunch
3.00-4.00 Katie Frimston & Finn McCully Keeping rabbits in the 21st Century – a collaborative workshop
4.00-5.00 Guen Bradbury MRCVS What should you know about handling your rabbits?
5.00-6.00 Dr Jane Tyson Overview from RSPCA / Bristol University Housing research and putting it into practice