LOVELAND, Colo., Sept. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Heska Corporation (NASDAQ: HSKA, "Heska" or the "Company"), a leading provider of veterinary diagnostic and specialty products, announces the beginning of the 2nd Annual Inspiration in Action Contest at the Central Veterinary Conference in Kansas City, MO (http://www.thecvc.com/cvc/cathome/catHome3.jsp ).
"Veterinary professionals have a unique opportunity to impact the human experience through our bond with animals," says Robert Grieve, Heska's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. "Heska stays inspired by the many talented individuals that have devoted themselves to exploring innovative ways to support this bond and improve the care veterinarians can provide."
In honor of the efforts made by our colleagues, Heska promotes this contest as a means to encourage innovation through inspired ideas. Last year's winners have experienced increasing returns from the exposure and awareness this contest afforded them. Read more about the efforts of First place winner, Pets Forever (http://csuvets.colostate.edu/petsforever.html ), and second place winner, World Vets (www.worldvets.org ), by visiting their websites.
The winning individual or team who receives the most online votes later in the year will be awarded $25,000 (subject to the official rules of the contest). A second place price of $5,000 will also be awarded to the runner up.
We encourage animal lovers everywhere to spread the news of this opportunity to their colleagues and veterinary care providers. Deadline for entries is September 30, 2011. For more details on the contest, visit, www.heska.com/action.
Heska Corporation (NASDAQ: HSKA) sells advanced veterinary diagnostic and other specialty veterinary products. Heska's state-of-the-art offerings to its customers include diagnostic instruments and supplies as well as single use, point-of-care tests, pharmaceuticals and vaccines. The company's core focus is on the canine and feline markets where it strives to provide high value products and unparalleled customer support to veterinarians. For further information on Heska and its products, visit the company's website at www.heska.com.
Janet Kellogg, Sr. Director, Corporate Communications
(970) 493-7272, ext. 4320
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