The goal of the entire staff at VCA Delaware Valley Animal Hospital is to always deliver compassionate care to all of our patients. We all recognize the special bond between our clients and their animal companions whether their pet is a dog, cat, or "pocket pet". Each and every member of our team has a fundamental love for animals and cares for them as though they were their own. Our dedicated veterinarians, managers, technicians, receptionists and assistants, all work together to ensure that only the absolute best medical/surgical care is given to each and every patient, while empowering clients to make the best decisions regarding their pet's health care.
In addition to conventional medicine, we offer acupuncture, homeopathy, and nutritional approaches to treatment based on the individual needs of each patient.
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Dr. Ryan Otto grew up in Northern New Jersey, and was always around animal growing up. After receiving his undergraduate degree at Tufts University, he went on to attend Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine where he received his veterinary degree. Dr. Otto worked for VCA in Central New Jersey for 20 years before joining VCA Delaware Valley in May 2021. He continues to love both small animal medicine and surgery, and looks forward to meeting your animals and families. Although Dr. Otto sees mainly dogs and cats, he also cares for other furry friends, such as rabbits, ferrets, and other small mammals.
Dr. Otto lives just over the NJ border with his wife, Allison, who is a local Pediatrician; his two children, Alexa and Kevin; his dogs, River and Hobbes; and Oz, the cat. When he is not working, Dr. Otto enjoys travel, and outdoor activities like skiing, hiking, and biking. When Dr. Otto is home, he enjoys movies, TV, pop culture in general, and playing guitar.
Rhianna started off as a technician with VCA Delaware Valley Animal Hospital in November of 2012. In June of 2021, Rhianna was promoted to be our technician supervisor. As a child, she often thought of becoming a veterinarian or working in the animal medical field, so she decided to go to veterinary technician school. She chose The Vet Tech Institute in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and earned her veterinary technician associate degree in July 2012. She now lives her best life with her partner, April, her two mini dachshunds, Arejay and Geoffy, 1 rat, and 3 leopard geckos. In her spare time, Rhianna enjoys the finer things in life, such as fishing, kayaking and being outdoors.