RWAF Owner Conference (Non-Clinical) 2019


1st June 2019, Birmingham Conference and Events Centre


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The RWAF & Burgess Pet Care have been working together to deliver rabbit specific CPD for 15 years! We are immensely proud of this and we continue to lead the way in providing world class rabbit education. We are offering a day packed full of health, welfare and behaviour in a brilliant location.


RWAF members £60 (inclusive of VAT)

Non-members £80 (inclusive of VAT)

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 Part 1 -The effects if indoor and outdoor environments on the behaviour and welfare of domestic rabbits Part 2- Skills: how to encourage people to provide the best environment.
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