RWAF to hold conference in Birmingham

Rabbit Welfare Association and Fund (RWAF) and Burgess Pet Care have been working together to deliver rabbit specific CPD for 15 years. The two organisations are offering a day packed full of health, welfare and behaviour. This ‘Essentials’ day is for every non clinical person that works with rabbits and a CPD certificate will be issued to each delegate. This will be held at Birmingham Conference and Events Centre, Birmingham on 1 June 2019.

RWAF members £60 RWAF non members £80

  Chair Sally Hibbert
9.00-10.00 Molly Varga BVetMed CertZooMed DZooMed (Mammalian) MRCVS Diseases of the gut.
10.00-11.00 Richard Saunders BSc (Hons) BVSc FRSB CBiol DZooMed (Mammalian) DipECZM (ZHM) MRCVS RCVS Specialist in Zoo and Wildlife Medicine (Mammalian) This lecture will cover what is licensed, what is safe and how to administer.
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.
3.00-4.00 Katie Frimston & Finn McCully Part 1 -The Effects of 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

Book online on the RWAF website or for more information send an email to

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