The Dog Pool Hydrotherapy Rehabilitation and Fitness Centre

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  • Hydrotherapy  - Jayne Reed
Jayne has been working at The Dog Pool for 14 years, a member of The Canine Hydrotherapy Association and qualified at Hawksmoore and Greyfriars for Nationally Accredited Level 3 Certificate for Hydrotherapy in Small Animals
  • Acupuncture -   Acupaws Veterinary Acupuncture
                           - Susan Andresier

Acupuncture, Herbal Medicine, and Homeopathy – Holistic Veterinary Referral service
Acupaws offer a dedicated veterinary complementary medicine referral service. Vet Susan Andresier aims to work alongside your primary care vet and any conventional treatments/medications to achieve the best for your pet. Susan is a fully qualified vet and accepts referrals for Acupuncture, Herbal Medicine, and homeopathy. As well as using complementary therapies she will assess, treat and advise on appropriate diet, exercise, and care tailored to your individual pets needs.  Please email or call Susan to discuss your pet’s needs further.
Clinics are held at The Dog Pool every Wednesday.
  • Hydrotherapy Explained

 Hydrotherapy is a well-known alternative therapy and is popular with humans as well as   dogs! The basic principle of hydrotherapy is that you or your dog can exercise, rebuild muscle strength, all in water - which supports the joints and bones and relieves some of the pressure on them. Every muscle gets a good workout, without bearing weight. It supports  a complete range of motion and improves circulation including cardio-vascular fitness.         

Hydrotherapy is proven to be effective for dogs suffering from:

  Arthritis       Hip Dysplasia        Degenerative Joint Disease         CDRM

As well as those recovering from orthopaedic surgery or major injuries that meant they couldn't exercise in their normal way. Many vets recommend it, and most pet insurance companies will pay for hydrotherapy sessions post op and injury.

Your dog doesn't have to be ill or injured to benefit from hydrotherapy, is your dog carrying a few extra pounds, if so swimming is great to help lose the weight. Show dogs and working dogs also benefit from swimming in the warm water, keep your dog's muscles toned and his condition extra fit.
Hydrotherapy is the natural, healthy way to keep your dog fit and to keep them in top condition.



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