January, 2016

January 15, 2016

Oxbow Animal Health Announces 2015 Rescue Grant Recipients

Murdock, NE, January 15, 2016 -- Oxbow Animal Health has announced the recipients of its 2015 Oxbow Animal Health Rescue Grants.  The nine winning organizations will receive funding totaling nearly $20,000 for a variety of projects and programs that benefit the welfare of small animals throughout North America.  Grant winners are chosen for excellence in the areas of educational outreach, public awareness, and project impact.

The 2015 Oxbow Rescue Grant Recipients are:
• The Bunny Bunch - Montclair, CA
• House Rabbit Network, Inc. - Woburn, MA
• Oregon Humane Society - Portland, OR
• Western PA Humane Society - Pittsburgh, PA
• Cumberland County SPCA - Vineland, NJ
• North Texas Rabbit Sanctuary - Garland, TX
• Red Door - Chicago, IL
• Baltimore Humane Society - Baltimore, MD
• Missouri House Rabbit Society - St. Louis - St. Louis, MO

“On behalf of the entire Oxbow family, I would like to congratulate the 2015 Oxbow Rescue Grant recipients,” said John Miller, President and CEO of Oxbow Animal Health.  “The ongoing work of small animal rescue organizations and wildlife rehabilitators is humbling.  We are proud to support these organizations annually, and we are so impressed by the work of this year’s recipients.”

“The Cumberland County S.P.C.A. is thrilled to have been chosen as a recipient of an Oxbow Rescue Grant,” said Maria Stoerrle, Rescue Coordinator for Cumberland County.  “Our Small Animal Room is home to many lost, abandoned, or abused rabbits and guinea pigs, and this grant will allow us to provide enrichment materials and experiences that will drastically improve their time at the shelter while they await an adoptive home.  We are so excited to be able to provide these important experiences and improvements for our small animals, thanks to Oxbow!”

Information regarding the 2016 Oxbow Rescue Grants is available at www.oxbowanimalhealth.com.  Applications for the 2016 Oxbow Rescue Grants will be accepted from June 1, 2015, through August 31, 2015, for small animal rescue and rehabilitation projects throughout the United States and Canada.  For more information about the program and Oxbow Animal Health, visit www.oxbowanimalhealth.com.

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January 05, 2016

Oxbow Introduces Katrina Salitros as Events and Trade Show Marketing Coordinator

Murdock, NE, January 5, 2016 -- Oxbow Animal Health has announced the hiring of Katrina Salitros as Events and Trade Show Marketing Coordinator.  In her position, Salitros will coordinate the planning of and arrangements for various events, including trade shows, open houses, receptions, and company events.

Salitros graduated from Black Hills State University in Western South Dakota in 2011 with a degree in Graphic Design and Telecommunications.  Previously, she has worked in the world of live television at the Home Shopping Network in Florida and most recently, she was the Marketing Manager for Black Hills and Badlands Tourism in Rapid City, SD.  Katrina brings to Oxbow an organized take on the world of creative marketing as well as her deep love for animals. 

“I’m excited to be a part of a growing company that is so passionate about their products, as well as the users that the products impact,” said Salitros.  “I can’t wait see where we will go from here.”

“We are so excited to welcome Katrina to the Oxbow family,” said Melissa Ross, Director of Marketing and Education.  “Katrina brings valuable and varied experience in the field of marketing, as well as a passion for animal health and a proven track record in the areas of communication, coordination, and planning.  We are very excited about Katrina’s addition to the Oxbow team.”

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, pellet products, 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.

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