Oxbow's Fall Exotic Companion Mammal Symposium hosted by Dr. Robert Ness
Wed, November 23, 2011

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

Murdock, NE, November 23, 2011 -- Oxbow Animal Health held the fall Exotic Companion Mammal Symposium on November 20th at Dr. Robert Ness’s Exotic Wellness Center in Lisle, Illinois.  The continuing education event centered on exotic pet health and nutrition and featured lectures by Drs. Robert Ness 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 Holistic Support for GI Disease in Rabbits and Rodents. 

“I’d like to thank Dr. Ness and the entire staff at the Ness Exotic Wellness Center for their exceptional job hosting this fall’s symposium,” said Dr. Micah Kohles, Director of Technical Services for Oxbow Animal Health.  “The day’s lectures were filled with energy and valuable information encompassing many critical topics regarding the clinical treatment of small exotics.  We would especially like to thank Dr. Peter Fisher for his outstanding job as the day’s keynote speaker.”

For information regarding the spring 2012 Oxbow Exotic Companion Mammal Symposium, 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.