CANINE HYDROTHERAPY is very beneficial for treating dogs with health and mobility problems and has been proven as a valuable aid to recovery following surgery, as well as building and toning muscle in show and agility dogs. It can also assist with controlling canine obesity.
You and your dog will be given a personal consultation to assess individual needs and a programme of hydrotherapy will be tailored to suit these.
Your dog will be fitted with a buoyancy aid and led into the water accompanied by the hydrotherapist.
Your dog will be rinsed off after the session and dried with either a towel or blow drier. We will always give regular feedback to your vet on your dog’s progress.
Hydrotherapy provides a safe environment where the water is clean and warm, aiding muscle relaxation, pain relief and assisting mobility and joint movement.
The standard first line treatments for dogs with health and mobility problems are anti- inflammatory drugs and glucosamine supplements, but dogs can also benefit from complementary therapies including hydrotherapy. The benefits and scientifically proven, with the reduction in stiffness and an increase in mobility and fitness leading to improved quality of life.
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