Rau Animal Hospital:
2135 Jenkintown Road
Glenside, PA 19038
Fax: 215-884-8851
Mon - Fri: 8am - 9:30pm
Sat: 8am - 4pm
Sun: 8am - 3pm
Here at Rau Animal Hospital, it is our passion and privilege to be the guardian of your pet’s healthcare. As your trusted advisor, it is also our responsibility to keep you appraised of any potential threats to your animal’s welfare.
Please visit Prevent the Spread of Dog Flu to learn about how to protect your pets and to get the latest information about dog flu outbreaks. Our latest COVID-19 update can be found HERE.


Is Acupuncture Right For My Pet?

You may be interested in acupuncture for your pet for a variety of reasons. Acupuncture is a way to achieve optimal wellness and improve quality of life. Acupuncture can be used to achieve better control of chronic conditions. It can be used along with traditional medications and treatments, or even used to decrease the use of additional medications.

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What’s the Scoop on Food?

Food allergies in pets continue to be a common area of concern for most pet owners. With that said, let me tell you about a patient of mine, Brooke, a 10-year-old, Shih Tzu! Brooke had suffered with chronic ear problems since puppyhood. She never liked going to the veterinarian because she feared ⎯ the dreaded ear exam. Every time we tried to examine Brooke’s ears, she would bite, squirm, and do anything to avoid it!

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Is Peanut Butter Safe For Dogs?

If you have ever had to give your dog a medication, you know just how beneficial food treats can be. Additionally, we know just how much pet parents love spoiling their furry friends with the occasional treat – especially peanut butter!

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The Ugly Truth about Intestinal Parasites

Intestinal parasites are fairly common in dogs and cats, and can cause a variety of symptoms, such as: gastrointestinal issues (diarrhea, vomiting, weight loss, changes in appetite), lack of energy, or respiratory problems (coughing, difficulty breathing).

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Signs of Heatstroke in Dogs

Heatstroke (or hyperthermia) occurs when a pet is unable to keep its body temperature at a normal range. During the warmer months, dogs become more susceptible to heatstroke because of their inability to sweat all over their bodies like people do.

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7 Tips for a Safe Memorial Day with your Pets

Planning to spend Memorial Day with your furry friends? Here are some safety tips to keep in mind. Fireworks, and other loud noises can cause some pets to become terrified and anxious; which could cause them to break their restraint, or jump a fence in an attempt to find a safe and quiet environment.

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Make a Disaster Plan for Your Pets

When disaster strikes, it is always a good idea to be prepared. The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) recognizes the second Saturday in May as National Animal Disaster Preparedness Day. Here are some helpful tips from our doctors and technicians that you may want to consider when making a disaster plan for your pets:

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