House Rabbit Society’s first ever Educator Conference, Taking Rabbit Knowledge to a Higher Level, will be held September 27-28, 2014 (to coincide with International Rabbit Day!) at the Humane Society of Missouri. The conference is hosted by St. Louis House Rabbit Society, and is being organized by the HRS Conference Committee.
All House Rabbit Society Educators are invited and the cost is free for them. For others, please check the registration form for information on costs. There will be a charge for meals for all attendees.
Speakers include Carolynn Harvey, DVM, Susan Brown, DVM, Micah Kohles, DVM, Peter Fisher, DVM, Avery Bennett, DVM, Anthony Pilny, DVM, Marinell Harriman, Margo DeMello, PhD, Joy Gioia, Marlene Larkin, MS, Diane McClure, DVM, Debby Widolf, Dana Krempels, PhD, Mary Cotter, EdD, LVT, Nancy LaRoche, Dawn Sailer, MS, Susan Smith, PhD, George Flentke, PhD, and Anne Martin, PhD. (Bios for the speakers can be found here)
The first national education conference, Taking Rabbit Knowledge to a Higher Level, sponsored by House Rabbit Society (RACE Provider 894,) held in St. Louis, MO on Sept. 27-28, 2014 has received RACE approval for 14 CE. This program was reviewed and approved according to the AAVSB RACE Standards effective August 15, 2013 as approved by the Board of Directors on 6/22/13 for the AAVSB RACE program for continuing education hours. Participants should be aware that some boards have limitations on the number of hours accepted in certain categories and/or restrictions on certain methods of delivery of continuing education. Please contact the AAVSB RACE program if you have any comments/concerns regarding this program’s validity or relevancy to the veterinary profession. Due to overlapping classes, the maximum credit any individual may earn over the two day conference is 12 CE. RACE Provider Name: House Rabbit Society; RACE Provider Number: 894
To see the schedule of events, visit the schedule page.
To find out about getting to St. Louis, where to stay and what to eat, visit the lodgings page.
To find out details on each class, visit the classes page.
To find out about sightseeing in the St. Louis area, visit the St. Louis information page.
To find out about the vendors who will be attending, visit the vendors page.
Would you like to buy a rabbit veterinary medicine textbook, for pickup at the conference?
To find out about the lunches on Saturday and Sunday, visit the Lunches page, and to find out about the Saturday evening dinner and program (HRS reps, speakers, and families only), visit the Dinner page.
PLEASE REGISTER EARLY – SPACE IS LIMITED TO 200! (As of July 14, we are at 156 registrants.)
Use this form to register and use this page to pay for meals and any non-educator attendees.
This will be a once in a lifetime opportunity to meet other HRS educators and the leadership of House Rabbit Society, including House Rabbit Society founder Marinell Harriman, and as a bonus, we will be visiting the new shelter owned by St. Louis HRS!
If you are interested in making a donation to help support the cost of this conference, please click here. If you’d like to find out about sponsorships, being a vendor at the conference, or advertising in the conference program, including placing a small memorial ad in memory of your rabbit, please email Margo DeMello.
House Rabbit Society is grateful to have the sponsorship of the following generous and amazing companies and organizations: