Dr Sprowls joined the staff in 2008 and she and her husband Charlie purchased the clinic from Dr Rieder in 2017. Her special interests include surgery, exotic animal medicine and emergency care. Dr Sprowls and her husband also welcomed their daughter, Kaylea, to the Glenolden Animal Hospital family in 2017. Their family also includes some furry and scaly critters they affectionately refer to as "the zoo".
Dr. Rieder graduated from University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine with his doctorate in 1985. In 1988, Dr. Rieder came to Glenolden animal hospital and has been here ever since. Dr. Rieder is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, Pennsylvania Veterinary Medical Association, American Association of Feline Practioners, and past president of the Delaware Valley Academy of Veterinary Medicine.
Dr. Alexis Mayer is a graduate of Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine. She completed her undergraduate education at University of South Florida with a major in Biology. Dr. Mayer is originally from New Jersey and practiced in up-state New York for three years prior to joining our staff in 2009.
Dr. Fanelli is our newest addition to the team and a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. She is a local from Pennsylvania and completed her undergraduate education at Penn State. Her interests include surgery, exotic companion animals, and behavior, and when she's not in scrubs, she enjoys watching football, running, and playing with her dog.