Rau Animal Hospital:
2135 Jenkintown Road
Glenside, PA 19038
215-884-0453
Fax: 215-884-8851
Hours:
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. Read more >>

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Pumpkin and Your Pet: What are the Benefits?

This time of year, pumpkin and the holidays go hand in hand. When I think of pumpkin, however, I think of a powerhouse of nutritional benefits — not only for humans, but for our furry companions as well.

Pumpkin is packed full of beta-carotene and other phytonutrients, such as lutein, flavonoids and cryptoxanthin. These natural chemicals help ward off disease and keep the body functioning properly. The bright orange fruit is also a great source of vitamins A, C, E and B, as well as minerals and fiber.


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Pet Insurance - Is It Worth It?

If you are like most uninsured pet owners- you have gone back and forth trying to decide if your pet actually needs health insurance. There are varying opinions about this topic, some who love having insurance and some who worry that it is a scam. The truth is- each case is different and unfortunately, there is no one size fits all answer.


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Got Coverage? Three Reasons to Consider Pet Insurance

Much like human medicine, veterinary care is in a constant state of evolution. New medical advances are available every day that once were not options for our pets.

Because of these advances, our pets are living longer—and healthier—lives than ever before and pet insurance is becoming more common among owners who are looking for ways to proactively manage pet health care costs.


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13 Strange Cat Behaviors Explained

#1. Chattering

You have probably heard your cat emit a fast and intense teeth chattering- especially when they spot a bird while gazing out of a window. Behaviorists speculate that this is because your cat is frustrated that they cannot get outside to hunt prey. They also may be excited and slightly aggravated.

Others say that this strange jaw movement may be your kitty’s natural instinct that allows their muscles to prepare for the act of killing prey. Either way, this behavior is completely normal for your feline.

 


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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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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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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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