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West Midland Safari Park

Rabbiting about Rabbits

Rabbiting about rabbits! – Caring for rabbits in practice with Claire Speight. Rabbits differ greatly from dogs and cats, and knowing how to nurse them effectively to suit their species requirements is imperative to ensure optimum patient care. Find out more below.

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Rabbiting about Rabbits
Rabbiting about Rabbits

Time & Location

01 May 2019, 09:30 – 10:30

West Midland Safari Park, Spring Grove Rd, Bewdley DY12 1LF, UK

About the Event

Rabbiting about rabbits! – Caring for rabbits in practice

Rabbits differ greatly from dogs and cats, and knowing how to nurse them effectively to suit their species requirements is imperative to ensure optimum patient care.

Does the thought of a rabbit inpatient fill you with dread? Do you want to know how to enhance your practices rabbit nursing care, or reinforce your rabbit knowledge? Are you a recently qualified nurse, maybe a student with an interest in rabbit nursing or a nurse in practice who sees lots of rabbits? Whatever your reasons, if you would like a day filled with rabbit information, then book onto this one day course.

This course will take you through:

Nursing the hospitalised rabbit patient

Infectious diseases

Clinical techniques (including intravenous catheter placement, blood sampling, handling and intubation)

Assessing and managing pain in rabbits

Senior rabbits

Rabbit behaviour

Course lecturer:

Claire Speight qualified as a Veterinary Nurse in 2007 and completed her City and Guilds Nursing of Exotics species certificate in 2009. She is also an A1 Assessor and Clinical Coach.

Over the years Claire has worked at various veterinary practices, and currently works as a Head Nurse in a first opinion practice with a high rabbit caseload.

Claire is well known on the lecturing field and lectures for a variety of CPD providers and organisations, including the College of Animal Welfare, BVNA, BSAVA and Rabbit Welfare Association and Fund.

Claire is also a regular contributor to several veterinary and client publications, including VNJ, Pet Focus, Vetstreams LAPIS and Rabbiting On, the RWAF’s quarterly magazine, of which she is also the current Editor.

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