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Animal Health International Expands Sales And Service Operations

WESTLAKE, Texas, Sept. 21, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Animal Health International, Inc. (Nasdaq:AHII), a leading distributor of animal health products in the United States and Canada, today announced that the Company hired 23 experienced sales professionals from Professional Veterinary Products, Ltd. ("PVP"), and opened a customer sales and service center in Omaha, Nebraska.  In their new capacity at Animal Health, these sales representatives will build on their experience and relationships, solidifying the Company's reach in several important markets.  In addition, the Company acquired certain strategic assets, including customer lists, from PVP, which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on August 20, 2010.

Jim Robison, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, stated, "We have long believed that the animal health market would consolidate, and we will continue to be proactive in building our leading market position. The hirings and asset acquisitions we have announced today are consistent with this objective. Our new sales representatives will help us further penetrate the upper Midwest and northeast U.S. markets, and our new call center in Omaha will serve as a key hub for our expansion in the important Central States Market. We are delighted to welcome our new sales representatives to the Animal Health family, and look forward to their contributions."

About Animal Health International, Inc.

Animal Health International, Inc., through its wholly owned subsidiaries, is engaged in the distribution of animal health products in the United States and Canada. The Company's subsidiaries distribute more than 40,000 products sourced from over 1,500 manufacturers to over 71,000 customers, including veterinarians, production animal operators, and animal health product retailers. Products the Company's subsidiaries distribute include pharmaceuticals, vaccines, parasiticides, diagnostics, capital equipment, sanitizers, pet foods, devices and supplies. The Company was founded in 1954, and has its corporate headquarters located in Westlake, Texas. 

The Animal Health International logo is available at  http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=3240

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