Milwaukee Hedgehog Rendezvous 2008

Final Schedule

October 9, 10, 11 2008


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Thursday, October 9th

3:00 P.M.

Hotel check in (early check in is available, call hotel).

6:00'ish as a group for dinner.

We’ll try and round up as many of the Thursday folks as we can and go somewhere


Friday, October 10th

6:30-9:30 A.M.

Continental breakfast served.

9:30-3:00 P.M.

Free time.  On your own exploring of Milwaukee.

3:00 P.M.

Hotel check in.
Show room open for vendor set-up.

4:30-10:00 P.M.  

Show check-in.  Health checks for conformation shows. 

5:00 P.M.  

Show room open for socializing.  Vendor area open.
Pog pictures with Phileas and The Jolly Sea Pog. Auction items for viewing.

6:00 P.M. 

Casual dinner.

7:15 P.M.      

Talk by Dr. Paul Gibbons, DVM, MS, DABVP.  Dr. Gibbons is an exotic vet specialist at the Animal Emergency Center in Glendale Wisconsin. 
     Talk title:   “How do I know when it’s time to take my hedgehog to the vet - -
     and how do I find a good one?”


Talk by Mr. Floyd Aprill.
     Talk title: "The Importance of Ultrasounds in a Hedgehog Program of Veterinary
     Care:  The Milwaukee SuperPog Experience"

8:15 P.M.

Hedgehog Costume Contest.

Friday Evening Fun Program:

     Hedgehog Bingo

     Bedlam Ball

     Hedgehog Pinball

11:00 P.M.

Show room closes.


     Saturday, October 11th


6:30-10:00 A.M.

Continental breakfast served.

8:30-9:30 A.M.  

Talk by Mr. Bryan Smith on hedgehog colors.    
     Talk title: “Is my hedgehog  plaid?”


Same day registration/walk-ins for conformation show. 


Vendor area open all day. 


Viewing/biding of auction items all day.

10:00-1:00 P.M. 

IHA sanctioned Conformation show.  Judge: Mr. Bryan Smith.

1:00-2:00 P.M.

Catered lunch break.

2:00-4:00 P.M. 

The SuperPog Games (sporting events).

4:00-5:00 P.M.


5:00-6:30 P.M.

Talk by Dr. Dean Beyerinck, DVM, Chief of Staff at the Silver Spring Animal Wellness Center in Glendale Wisconsin.
     Talk title:  “Acupuncture and holistic veterinary medicine”


Talk by Ms. Dawn Wrobel.   
     Talk title: “180 degrees: my life with hedgehogs and my new views”.

6:30 P.M.


7:30 P.M.

Rainbow Bridge Ceremony.
HRH Queen Sable The Serene, Hedgehog Monarch of North America, will preside over The Rainbow Bridge Ceremony.

Talk by Dr. ZG Standing Bear.
     Talk title: “ History of the Hedgehog Government of North America and the   
     Hedgehog Military”


Hedgehog Military Commissioning Ceremony.
MG Fred Akwekon, UHA, Commanding General of the 4th Hedgehog Armored Division will preside over the Hedgehog Military Commissioning Ceremony.

Reception for Queen Sable and MG Fred

Book signing for “The Gathering – Secretly Saving the World” by Z. G. Standing Bear.

Live auction to benefit Hedgehog Rescue and Hedgehog Health Research

11:00 P.M.   

Show room closes.


Sunday, October 12th

6:30-10:00 A.M.

Continental breakfast served.


9:00- Noon

IHA Sanctioned Conformation show. Ms. Laurel Sedgwick and Mr. Bryan Smith judges.
Vendor area open. 


12:00 Noon

Show closing. 

Vendor area closes. 

Hotel check out time.



Free time. 
On your own exploring of Milwaukee.


 We’ll try and round up everyone and go to dinner as a group.



Monday, October 13th

 6:30-9:30 A.M. 

Continental breakfast served.


Hotel check out.


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