Exotic animal skin disease is a growing area in dermatology with rapid developments in our understanding of both diagnosis and management. This 1-day programme will update those in attendance on the current state of expert knowledge about disease and therapy for various avian, reptilian and small mammal species commonly encountered in clinical practice.


Saturday, June 4 



Alopecia and scaling


08:30 - 09:15
Endocrine diseases in small mammals with emphasis on ferrets
Keynote: Prof Nico SCHOEMAKER

09:15 - 10:00
Managing small mammal skin disease

11:00 - 11:45
Pododermatitis in birds and small mammals 
Keynote: Prof Nico SCHOEMAKER

11:45 - 12:30
Scaling and nodular disorders of rabbits and rodents. 
Prof Stephen WHITE

Avian dermatology 


14:00 - 14:45
Plumage disorders in birds
Keynote: Prof Yvonne VAN ZEELAND

15:00 - 15:45
Feather picking / feather destructive behaviours in psitticines
Keynote: Prof Yvonne VAN ZEELAND

Exotic - reptiles


17:15 - 18:00
Of scutes & scales: dermatologic conditions in reptiles (emphasis chelonians)
Keynote: Prof Nico SCHOEMAKER

Exotic Species Free Communications