Dr. Angela Lennox named 2013 Oxbow Exotic Mammal Health Award Winner
Mon, October 7, 2013

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

Murdock, NE, October 7, 2013 -- Oxbow Animal Health has announced Dr. Angela Lennox as the winner of the 2013 Oxbow Exotic Mammal Health Award. Established in 2009, the Oxbow Exotic Mammal Health Award is an annual award presented to an animal health professional who advances the field of exotic mammal medicine and care.  Dr. Angela Lennox, who owns and operates the Avian and Exotic Animal Clinic of Indianapolis, was presented with the award at the 2013 AEMV/ARAV Conference in Indianapolis, Indiana on September 18th, followed by a reception in her honor.

“We are pleased to recognize Dr. Angela Lennox with the 2013 Oxbow Exotic Mammal Health Award,” said John Miller, President and CEO of Oxbow Animal Health.  “Dr. Lennox works tirelessly, yet exudes endless energy for the profession.  She is a rare talent, a gifted teacher, and an adored and deeply-respected colleague to veterinary professionals all over the world.  To recognize her and her legacy with this year’s Oxbow Exotic Mammal Health Award is a great honor.” 

Dr. Angela Lennox is a 1989 graduate of Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine, and has practiced exotic animal medicine exclusively for over 20 years.  She is the owner of the Avian and Exotic Animal Clinic of Indianapolis.   She was awarded American Board of Veterinary Practitioner (ABVP) diplomate status in Avian Medicine in 2003 and Exotic Companion Mammal Practice in 2013, and was named Exotic DVM of the Year at the International Conference on Exotics in 2005.

In addition to her work at the Avian and Exotic Animal Clinic of Indianapolis, Dr. Lennox is an adjunct professor at Purdue University Department of Clinical Sciences and teaches various exotic animal medicine topics to both veterinary and veterinary technician students.  She has published and lectured extensively throughout the US and internationally, including at the North American Veterinary Conference where she was voted Exotic Speaker of the Year in 2007 and 2010.  She was named the Annual Conference Speaker of the Year by the Association of Avian Veterinarians (AAV) in 2011 and received the organization’s Outstanding Service Award in 2012.  Dr. Lennox is past president of the Association of Exotic Mammal Veterinarians, editor of the Handbook of Rabbit and Rodent Dentistry, and co-author of Clinical Radiology of Exotic Companion Mammals.

The Oxbow Exotic Mammal Health Award is based on excellence in one or more of the following areas: exhibiting leadership in the field of exotic mammal health, advancing the understanding of clinical diseases and treatments in exotic mammal pets, promoting the field of exotic mammal medicine, promoting the field of exotic mammal nutrition or providing innovation to the field of exotic mammal medicine. Nominations are made by submitting a CV and letter of recommendation describing the individual and how they exemplify the above qualities. For more information, contact Dr. Micah Kohles at Oxbow Animal Health at 29012 Mill Rd. Murdock, NE 68407. Email: mkohles@oxbowanimalhealth.com or phone at (402) 867-2400.

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