Oxbow’s June Exotic Companion Mammal Symposium to be hosted by Dr. Jerry Labonde at the Homestead Animal Hospital (Centennial, Colorado)
Tue, May 29, 2012


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

Murdock, NE, May 24, 2012 -- Oxbow Animal Health will hold its summer Exotic Companion Mammal Symposium on June 24th with Dr. Jerry Labonde and the Homestead Animal Hospital in Centennial, Colorado.  The continuing education event offers attendees 7 credits and will be centered on exotic pet health and nutrition, featuring lectures by Drs. Jerry Labonde and Micah Kohles, with Dr. Dan Johnson of Avian and Exotic Animal Care in Raleigh, North Carolina serving as the day’s keynote speaker. 

Symposium attendees will take part in lectures covering topics including: Herbivore GI Function and Nutrition, GI Stasis in Small Herbivores, Rabbit Calcium Metabolism, Bladder Sludge, and Urolithias, Ferret Gastrointestinal Function and Nutrition, Ferret Endocrine Disease, Practical Reptile Medicine, Zoonotic Diseases of Exotic Pets and Endotracheal Intubation and Post-Surgical Care, as well as a round table discussion to conclude the event.  

“We are very excited to host our June symposium in the Denver area at Dr. Labonde’s clinic,” said Dr. Micah Kohles, Director of Veterinary Services and Outreach for Oxbow Animal Health.  “Dr. Labonde is an exceptional veterinarian and we are honored to team up with him and everyone at the Homestead Animal Hospital to offer the event.  With lectures from Dr. Labonde and the keynote from Dr. Dan Johnson, the day promises to be an engaging, informative and entertaining event for everyone in attendance.” 

For information or to register for the upcoming June 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.