High quality hay is the cornerstone of small herbivore health, and feeding unlimited fresh hay to your pet is one of your most important responsibilities as a pet parent. Among many benefits, hay helps prevent obesity and digestive issues and encourages dental health. Given the critical importance of hay in your pet's health, it's important for every pet parent to become a "hay expert". Enlisting the help of our own hay experts, we have created the following videos to provide more information about everything that goes into producing and harvest hay and, more specifically, Oxbow hay. From hay plant and hay field anatomy, to practical tips at mealtime, these videos will help increase your knowledge about all things hay.
Hay is a product of nature, and it's not uncommon to spot subtle differences between the qualities of one bag of hay and the next.
Dr. Micah Kohles discusses these natural variations (including color and texture), their nature-related causes, and practical tips to help your pet readily accept naturally-occurring variations in hay.
Growing premium hay is no small task. Oxbow works with a network of hay growers who understand the exact attributes necessary for the species we serve. Learn more about the many factors and challenges involved in growing premium hay.
Murdock, NE, December 1, 2016 -- Oxbow Animal Health has announced the recipients of its 2016 Oxbow Animal Health Rescue Grants. The eight recipient organizations will receive funding totalling nearly $20,000 for a variety of projects and programs that benefit the welfare of small animals throughout North America.
Murdock, NE, October 10, 2016 -- Oxbow Animal Health, a leader in the innovative care and nutrition of small and exotic animals worldwide, has unveiled new species-specific pet care guides. The new care guides are available free for download and print and are designed to help new pet parents learn everything they need to provide basic care for their pets.