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BUTLER SC CHEIN ANIM MAL HEAL LTH EXPAN NDS ITS PRO ODUCT POR RFOLIO WI ITH VETER RINARY INS STRUMENT TATION’S FULL LINE IC DEVICE OF SURGICAL S INSTRUME I NTS AND O ORTHOPEDI ES E, NY – May 24, 2013 – Butler B Schein Animal A Healt th, the U.S. A Animal Health h business of Henry MELVILLE Schein, Inc., today introdu uced the Veterinary Instrum mentation line e of surgical i instruments a and veterinary y orthopedic de evices as part t of its produc ct portfolio. Veterinary In nstrumentation offers a wid de range of hi igh-quality sp pecialty produ ucts, including cruciate ligament repair system ms such as the latest proced dure, TTA Ra apid. Working g with leading g veterinary su urgeons Vete erinary Instrumentati ion develops instruments and a implants designed d espe ecially for vet terinary surge ery and dentis stry. “We are com mmitted to offe fering the very y best product ts and service es to help vete erinarians ope erate their pra actices efficiently an nd provide the e highest leve el of quality ca are,” said Kev vin Vasquez, Chairman, P President and CEO, Butler Schein n Animal Hea alth. “We are e excited to no ow have the o opportunity to o bring the ex xcellent line o of Veterinary In nstrumentation products to our U.S. customers.” Veterinary In nstrumentation is the leadin ng supplier of f surgical inst truments and implants to v veterinary sur rgeons in the United Kingdom. K The e Company be ecame part of f Henry Schei in’s Animal H Health business in 2012. S Since cialty produc then, Henry Schein S has brought Veterin nary Instrume entation’s hig gh quality spec cts to a growin ng number of an nimal health professionals p across Europe, Australasia a and now the e United State es. About Butle er Schein Ani imal Health Butler Schein n Animal Hea alth, based in Dublin, Ohio o, is the leadin ng companion n animal heal lth distribution company in the t United Sta ates. The Com mpany emplo oys approxima ately 900 team m members, i including 300 0 field sales represen ntatives and 200 2 telesales and a customer r support repr resentatives. W With 15 strat tegically locat ted, state-of-the-a art distribution n facilities an nd 10 inside sa ales centers, B Butler Schein n maintains m more than a 99 9 percent order-fill rati io, accomplish hing its mission of providi ing the right p product at the e right place a and at the righ ht time. Partnering with over 400 leading l anima al health man nufacturers in the world, Bu utler Schein i is positioned t to offer the broadest selection of veterinary v pro oducts and stra ategic solutio ons to compan nion animal, e equine, and la arge animal practi ices, including g: 1. Qual lity private lab bel products at a an affordab ble value 2. An extensive line of capital equ uipment and supply s produc cts, including g certified, pre e-owned solu utions, and equipment e ProRepair servi ices 3. Biolo ogicals, diagn nostics, diets, nutraceutical ls, parasiticide es, pharmaceuticals and m more 4. An array a of busine ess solutions, , including: o MyVetDirect.com Hom me Delivery o Henry Sch hein Financia al Services o Intelligen nt Inventory an nd Cubex Inv ventory Mana agement o Privacy Edge E & Securi ity Solutions o Profession nal Developm ment Program m for Veterinar ry Students o Petwise® ® Web site De evelopment o Pet I.D. Cards C and Rem minder Cards

o Office Supplies through Office Max and Veterinary Wholesale Supplies 5. Technology practice management solutions through ImproMed™ Software Systems and McAllister™ Software Systems. For more information visit http://www.butlerschein.com. About Henry Schein’s Animal Health Business Henry Schein serves approximately 68,000 veterinary customers in 14 countries. In addition to Butler Schein Animal Health, its leading companion animal health distribution business in the United States, the Company is the only Pan-European distributor, and serves customers in Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, France, Germany, Ireland, The Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. Henry Schein serves its veterinary customers in Australia and New Zealand through Provet, its market leading business in that region. In addition, Henry Schein offers its animal health customers leading practice management software solutions, with approximately 18,000 installed systems worldwide, and its Veterinary Instrumentation business provides high-quality specialized tools to a growing number of veterinarians across Europe, the United States and Australasia. About Henry Schein, Inc. Henry Schein, Inc. is the world’s largest provider of health care products and services to office-based dental, medical and animal health practitioners. The Company also serves dental laboratories, government and institutional health care clinics, and other alternate care sites. A Fortune 500® Company and a member of the NASDAQ 100® Index, Henry Schein employs more than 15,000 Team Schein Members and serves more than 775,000 customers. The Company offers a comprehensive selection of products and services, including value-added solutions for operating efficient practices and delivering high-quality care. Henry Schein operates through a centralized and automated distribution network, with a selection of more than 96,000 branded products and Henry Schein private-brand products in stock, as well as more than 110,000 additional products available as special-order items. The Company also offers its customers exclusive, innovative technology solutions, including practice management software and e-commerce solutions, as well as a broad range of financial services. Headquartered in Melville, N.Y., Henry Schein has operations or affiliates in 25 countries. The Company’s sales reached a record $8.9 billion in 2012, and have grown at a compound annual rate of 17 percent since Henry Schein became a public company in 1995. For more information, visit the Henry Schein Web site at www.henryschein.com.

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