Rau Animal Hospital:
2135 Jenkintown Road
Glenside, PA 19038
215-515-5542
Fax: 215-884-8851
Hours:
Mon - Fri: 8am - 9:30pm
Sat: 8am - 4pm
Sun: 8am -12pm & 1pm - 3pm
Rau Too Lower House:
2135 Jenkintown Road
Glenside, PA 19038
215-515-5542
Fax: 215-884-8851
Hours:
Mon, Wed, Fri: 9:30am-5:30pm
Tues & Thurs: 12pm-8pm
Sat: 9am -3pm
Sun: closed
 
 
 

Dogs


Top New Year Resolutions for Your Pet!

The New Year is a time to reflect on the past year, and also to set goals to improve your life for the new year ahead. Same should go for the life of your pet! Here are some resolution worthy goals to set for your dog or cat in 2017.

#1 Pet Weight Loss 

  • It is important to measure food & count calories for your pet's daily meals.


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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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How Do I Choose My Pet's Food?

Choosing the right diet for your pet is one of the most important things that you can offer them. Unfortunately it is not a simple question, even for a healthy pet. There are literally thousands of different pet foods with new ones every week. Even the ones we know well get their formulations changed periodically and we have no idea when. Feeding options have become complicated by a mixture of science, hype, marketing and convenience. There is so much we do not know about nutrition.


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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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Separation Anxiety: How to Ease Your Dog's Fears of Being Alone

By pure definition, this condition does not indicate an ideal relationship between a dog and his/her human companion. What’s more, anxiety can lead to destructive behaviors, such as inappropriate elimination, barking, howling, digging, chewing or attempts to escape.

Dogs are balanced by having a harmonic rhythm within their pack. Humans can help their canine companions achieve this balance by providing clear boundaries and communicating with them on their level.


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Separation Anxiety: How to Ease Your Dog's Fears of Being Alone

By pure definition, this condition does not indicate an ideal relationship between a dog and his/her human companion. What’s more, anxiety can lead to destructive behaviors, such as inappropriate elimination, barking, howling, digging, chewing or attempts to escape.

Dogs are balanced by having a harmonic rhythm within their pack. Humans can help their canine companions achieve this balance by providing clear boundaries and communicating with them on their level.


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What is Brachycephalic Syndrome?

You would be hard pressed to find someone who could resist the sweet, short face of a Persian or the excited snorts of a Boston Terrier, but if your pet is one of the many breeds with a “pushed in” face, you should also be aware of the health risks associated with these characteristics.


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