Oxbow’s Exotic Companion Mammal Symposium hosted by Dr. Laurie Hess
Tue, April 26, 2011


Contact: Micah Kohles, Director of Technical Services
Phone: 1-800-249-0366
Email: mkohles@oxbowanimalhealth.com
URL: oxbowanimalhealth.com

Murdock, NE, April 21, 2011 -- Oxbow Animal Health held the third Exotic Companion Mammal Symposium on April 12th at Dr. Laurie Hess’s Veterinary Center for Birds & Exotics in Bedford Hills, New York. The continuing education event centered on exotic pet health and nutrition and featured lectures by Drs. Laurie Hess and Micah Kohles, with Dr. Peter Fisher serving as the day’s keynote speaker. The crowd at the sold out event listened to lectures covering topics including: Rabbit Gastrointestinal Function and Nutrition, Exotic Mammal Dental Disease, Cytology in Exotic Mammal Medicine, Ferret Gastrointestinal Function and Nutrition, Exotic Mammal Gastrointestinal Disease, Peri-operative Care of the Exotic Mammal, Exotic Mammal Surgery: the Common and Uncommon, and Referring Cases to an Exotics Specialist.

“This year’s Exotic Companion Mammal Symposium was a great success,” said Dr. Micah Kohles, Director of Technical Services for Oxbow Animal Health. “Dr. Hess and the entire staff at Veterinary Center for Birds & Exotics were wonderful hosts and the day’s lectures generated a compelling, daylong conversation between presenters and attendees regarding exotics and exotic health. We would especially like to thank Dr. Peter Fisher for his outstanding job as the day’s keynote speaker. We are already looking forward to this fall’s symposium in the Chicago area.”

For information regarding the Oxbow Exotic Companion Mammal Symposium in Chicago this fall, visit www.oxbowanimalhealth.com/vets.

Oxbow Animal Health is a worldwide supplier of premium life-staged foods and supportive care products for small exotic animals. Used and recommended by top exotic animal veterinarians worldwide, Oxbow offers an extensive line of superior quality, high-fiber hay, fortified foods, treats and supplements for rabbits, guinea pigs, chinchillas, hamsters and adult pet rats. Oxbow's mission is to provide superior-quality food and forage products for specialized animal markets. Oxbow accomplishes this through genuine concern for animals and their caregivers, educational awareness of nutritional needs, a high standard of product excellence, research and development of new products, and highly personalized service.