RWAF Conference 2018

 

Langford Vet School, Bristol

23rd and 24th June

We are now taking bookings for our 2018 Conferences

 

RWAF Owner Conference 2018

2018 Owners pdf download details and booking form

The conference for owners and rescue workers can be booked here
https://shop.rabbitwelfare.co.uk/product/rwaf-owners-conference-2018/

RWAF Veterinary Conference 2018

The veterinary conference is open to vets, vet nurses and vet students and places can be booked here https://shop.rabbitwelfare.co.uk/product/rwaf-veterinary-conference-2018/

2018 Vets flyer download details and booking form

 

In each case scroll down the page to see everything that’s on offer.

Once again we are very happy to be able to offer two days to all delegates. On the first day the two conferences will be separate and then on the second day all delegates will be brought together for the behaviour and welfare day. You can book just the Saturday or just the Sunday or for a discount both days together.

If you prefer not to book online we can take your booking by phone at the usual number 0844 324 6090 between 11 and 3 on weekdays.

Don’t miss your chance, book early. The number of places will be limited.

 

Myxi outbreak and Ask the Expert.

We’d like to remind you once more about keeping vaccinations up to date. It’s only a few days ago that a distraught member in Essex has asked us to let everyone know that myxi is rife there at the moment. If you know of any outbreaks please let us know, or share them here.

Please don’t let your rabbits miss or be late for any of their vaccinations. Until the new vaccine becomes available later this year, keep to the dates your rabbits are due, annually for VHD and six-monthly for Myxomatosis.

A few weeks back we asked our Facebook followers for FAQs on Myxi and VHD, and this threw up some questions about hay too. Over the next few days we’ll be publishing one or two of your questions daily with answers from our Vet expert advisor Richard Saunders BSc (Hons) BVSc MSB CBiol DZooMed (Mammalian) MRCVS .

Thanks to everyone who took part and contributed, we hope that this is both interesting and useful:

Myxi – Q1)How effective is the new combined vaccine against myxo. Have heard of lots of cases of pseudo myxo in last 12 months on vaccinated rabbits. Will this still happen with combined vaccine, is it a new vaccine more appropriate to recent strains?

A1) Data sheet for it is now online.

In theory, this new vaccine should be better, and it has been tested against virulent strains.

2011 Conference – book today!

Rabbit health information is constantly evolving and the RWAF strive to keep the vet profession and keen rabbit owners at the forefront. Don’t miss your place at this years conference, on 29th October, Solihull. Places are limited and there is a discount for RWA members so dont delay, book up today!

Please look at the link on our homepage for more details:

www.rabbitwelfare.co.uk