RWAF Veterinary Conference 2017





***If you are attending only on Sunday, please choose Workshop options “Sunday only no workshop option needed” for both Workshop 1 and Workshop 2***


SKU: N/A Category:


Rabbit Interactive, Edinburgh 17th June and 18th 2017


2017 will see us at: The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies.
Once again we are offering world class rabbit specific CPD, from a host
of Specialist Educators. Don’t miss out! We won’t be back in Edinburgh
until 2020!
As always there are lectures and master class workshops, but this year
there is the added bonus of a whole day dedicated to behaviour too.
If you have any questions please contact us via


The Saturday programme will be a follows

7.45-8.15 All Arrival and registration
8.15-8.30 Chair – Brigitte Lord Welcome and Intro
8.30-9.30 Nadene Stapleton Abscesses including dental
9.30-10.30 Jenna Richardson Stasis – Causes, Diagnosis & Treatments
10.30-11.00 Coffee break
11.00-12.00 Emma Keeble Top tips to a successful consult
12.00-13.00 Craig Hunt Dental Radiography
13.00-14.00 Lunch




Choose from

Workshop 1 Option

Craig Hunt

Ivan Crotaz

Elisabetta Mancinelli

Molly Varga

Richard Saunders

Livia Benato

Kevin Eatwell


Dentistry (Vets only)


Surgery (Vets only)

Analgesia Including Grimace Scale

Case Studies

Gold Star Nursing

Radiography Interpretation (not dental)

16.00-16.30 Coffee break
16.30-18.30 Workshop 2 option (as for Option 1)


Open to all Vets, VNs, and Vet Students.
Lectures for all delegates, then choose 2 workshops from the options above.
Workshops are first come first served so book early to avoid disappointment.
(If booking within 14 days of the date of the conference, workshops may be selected for you)


Please select TWO workshops


Members Price £200
Non Members Price £250


Sunday 18th June
A day dedicated to the behaviour of the rabbit

9.15-9.45 All Arrival and Registration
9.45-10.00 Chair – Brigitte Lord Welcome and Introduction
10.00-12.00 Dr Anne McBride Understanding fear and pleasure: the rabbit perspective
12.00-13.00 Lunch
13.00-14.30 Marie Pavaday-Pillay Providing companionship: practical tips on bonding
14.30-15.00 Coffee
15.00-17.00 Dr Anne McBride Cognition: mental activity keeps you young


Dr Anne McBride is always a popular choice at the conference and feedback demands that we need
a full day to cover everything that has been requested.
Marie Pavaday-Pillay is the Small Animal and Field Manager at Wood Green The Animals Charity,
based in Cambridgeshire.


***If you are attending only on Sunday, please choose Workshop options “Sunday only no workshop option needed” for both Workshop 1 and Workshop 2***


The cost of the Sunday is £60 for members and £90 for non-members


If you book both days together you will get a discount.


Veterinary Practice Member
Saturday £200
Sunday £60
Both days £240

Non-Veterinary Practice Member
Saturday £250
Sunday £90
Both days £280



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.


8 hours of CPD and lunch are included in the delegate price.  Full agendas can be found on our website.

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


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