Richard J. Holliday received his DVM degree from the University of Missouri in 1959 and conducted a private mixed practice in NW Missouri for 25 years. He had been employed as the Staff Veterinarian by Impro Products for many years, and is now the Senior Veterinary Consultant for Advanced Biological Concepts Organic Division, formerly Helfter Feeds, Inc, of Osco, Illinois.
Dr. Holliday became certified as a Veterinary Acupuncturist in 1988 and was President of the International Veterinary Acupuncture Society for a 2 year term from 1992 to 1994. Holliday has been actively involved in promoting organic agriculture and holistic veterinary medicine for over 40 years. He recalls that his interest in these concepts began when he was 14 years old and read Louis Bromfield’s books “Pleasant Valley” and “Malabar Farm”. Richard and his wife Ruth have been married for 56 years and have 3 daughters, 15 grandchildren and two great-grandsons.
"Observe nature and study books, if they do not agree, throw away the books.” Wm. A. Albrecht, PhD 1888 - 1974