A treatment plan will be devised for each patient’s
condition following a referral from your Veterinary
Surgeon and discussion with you.
Individual animals may react to the water differently;
therefore, the first session aims to put both patient
and owner at ease. It is important that your dog feels
confident with our facilities for us to achieve the
desired results of the treatment.
Depending on your animal’s condition, different
equipment may be useful at different stages of his treatment.
How can my dog receive Hydrotherapy?
We treat animals on a referral basis from your Veterinary
A referral form regarding your dog’s condition
needs to be forwarded to our Surgery with all relevant
For optimal rehabilitation we will need to discuss each
individual case with your Veterinary Surgeon prior to
starting any treatment plan.
Once your dog has been referred to us, our Veterinary
Surgeon will assess your dog’s condition and in
conjunction with the Hydrotherapist, implement a suggested
During your dog’s treatment, our Hydrotherapist
will remain in contact with your Veterinary Surgeon,
providing reports on your dog’s progress.
With your dog’s treatment under Veterinary Supervision,
most Pet Health Insurance Companies will cover the treatment
costs – please check individual policies.
This process will be completed by the referring Veterinary
Practice in conjunction with any other costs related
to the condition.
Click here to download a referral form
Some conditions will, in addition to Hydrotherapy, benefit
from further Physiotherapy treatment and advice aswell
as an ongoing treatment plan for exercises at home.
For these cases we can refer you to our Chartered Physiotherapist
Joanne Boddy BA, BSc, MCSP, SRP, Category A ACPAT.
Depending on the type of condition, Joanne may be able
to treat your pet either on our premises or at your