In this video, Barbara Houlding explains what the physical therapy 'hydrotherapy' is and how it can help with joint problems, general fitness and performance.
Most dogs love a good swim! Not only is it great exercise but it's fun too. In this video, Barbara Houlding (MScVetPhys; GradDipPhys; MCSP; FIRVAP) explains how, when used professionally on a regulated veterinary basis, swimming can be turned into a fantastic therapeutic tool for well-being and physical fitness.
Barbara explains how Hydrotherapy is useful for all canine well-being including older dogs, dogs with joint and mobility problems, general canine fitness levels and increasing performance in working dogs who take part in agility, flyball, etc.
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Hydrotherapy: The essentials
Hydrotherapy: What to expect
Veterinary physiotherapy for older dogs
Anatomy of movement