Why Dr. Ann Became an Integrative Veterinarian
My Path to Integrative Veterinary Care by Dr. Ann My interest in veterinary care started early on. I grew up on a dairy farm and don’t recall a time when I wasn’t surrounded by animals. When I was old enough, I would shadow the vet who treated our farm animals, learning everything I could. I […]Read More
Recent FDA Report on Canine Cardiomyopathy
Many of you may have heard or read about the FDA’s recent investigation into Canine Cardiomyopathy (DCM). An article from the FDA regarding the study can be found here. This news could affect your decisions about what food to feed your canine friend. At the core of this issue is the process by which dry dog […]Read More
Spring Open House May 15th from 3-6pm!
Dr. Ann Holshouser and the staff of Riversong Veterinary Clinic will be hosting an Open House on Friday, May 15th from 3 – 6pm. Join us in welcoming Dr. Connie Cannady to Riversong as well as meet Dr. Nancy Kay, author of Speaking for Spot. Cindy Dennis, of Spring Valley Dog Farm, will also be […]Read More
Trifexis and Safety Concerns
Recently, we have had a number of questions about the safety of Trifexis, an oral flea and heartworm prevention for canines. To date, there have been no pet deaths or safety risks definitively linked to the use of Trifexis. While there have been social media and news broadcasts raising concerns about Trifexis, there has not […]Read More
Riversong’s 5th Anniversary Open House and Pet Supply Drive!
Join us in Celebrating Riversong’s 5th Anniversary and First Annual Pet Food and Supply Drive! Riversong will be hosting an Open House on Saturday, November 16th from Noon – 5pm in celebration of 5 years serving the Brevard community. Join us for refreshments, a wide variety of free samples, and a “behind the scenes” look at Riversong. […]Read More
What to Expect During a Typical “Dental”
Oral health plays a starring role in our pet’s health! Oral health is not just an issue of bad breath; oral health is linked to many organ systems including the kidneys, liver, and heart. In order to keep those “pearly whites” both pearly and white, you may be advised to schedule a professional cleaning or […]Read More
Have you heard of the American Holistic Veterinary Medical Foundation?
The American Holistic Veterinary Medical Foundation is very involved in the research and development of holistic veterinary medicine. The AHVMF’s primary mission is to “receive and administer funds for research and education in all aspects of integrative medicine, especially as it pertains to that part which is called variously, holistic, alternative, or complementary veterinary medicine, or […]Read More
Diatomaceous Earth for Flea Control
Fleas are tough to handle – both for us and our pets. One option for flea prevention and treatment is Diatomaceous Earth (DE). Despite being hard to pronounce, it’s a really easy product to use. Also, since DE works through mechanical, rather than chemical, action, fleas can not be resistant to it and your pet’s […]Read More
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at Transylvania County’s New Animal Shelter!
In case you missed the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at the new animal shelter, here are a few photos from the event. Special thanks to Arthur and Elaine Raynolds for sharing these photos with Riversong. If you haven’t been following the events leading up to the opening of the new animal shelter, check out this article […]Read More
Pet Food Recall From Natura Pet Products
Natura Pet Products, the manufacturer of Evo, Innova, California Natural, Karma, Mother Nature, and Healthwise brand pet foods is voluntarily recalling a large amount of pet food. Any dry food or treats with an expiration date prior to 6/10/2014 has been recalled due to possible salmonella contamination. Any affected product should be discarded. Follow this […]Read More