– August 03 –
Pheasants Forever announces Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health as the organization’s newest national sponsor. A world-renowned leader in the research, development, manufacturing and sale of veterinary medicines, Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health is the official sponsor of the “Ask The Vet” column in each issue of the Pheasants Forever Journal of Upland Conservation.
“For many Pheasants Forever members and hunters, bird dogs are the fibers that bind them to the world of conservation. Maintain healthy, active animals and you maintain healthy, active conservationists,” said Howard Vincent, PF National President and CEO, “We’re extremely excited to be partnering with Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health, as this keeps our organization and all its members on the leading edge of the sporting dog health world.”
“Partnering with Pheasants Forever allows Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health to share information concerning the health of the sporting dog,” said Brett Whitehead, Vice President of Equine and Ag. Retail Business with Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health, “We view the sporting dog as a growing segment of the canine health market and look forward to sharing exciting new information on our products and services with the Pheasants Forever audience.”
Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health is also a Gold sponsor of PF’s National Pheasant Fest 2010, which will be held February 26-28 at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines, Iowa. Bird dogs are the most popular attraction at National Pheasant Fest, and an entire portion of the show is devoted to them as the “Bird Dog Bonanza.” Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health will be providing veterinarian guidance at the Bird Dog Bonanza. Offering more than 25 years of specialized experience, Intervet’s Dr. Donald Bramlage D.V.M. will be on hand fielding attendee questions as well as giving presentations on topics such as kennel cough, managing parasites and how to raise a litter.
“Intervet will bring an unparalleled expertise to National Pheasant Fest 2010, as anyone in attendance will have an opportunity to gain insightful and instructive health-related information about their favorite hunting dogs,” explained Brad Heidel, PF’s Director of Special Events Sales.
Pheasants Forever and Quail Forever are non-profit conservation organizations dedicated to the protection and enhancement of pheasant, quail, and other wildlife populations in North America through habitat improvement, land management, public awareness, and education. PF/QF has more than 125,000 members in 750 local chapters across the continent.