How does my pet benefit?

The benefits to your pet are as follows:

  • To relieve the effects of pain is to provide a better quality of life for your pet.
  • Improved cardiovascular fitness can result in a fitter, healthier dog and can prolong life expectancy.
  • Improved muscle strength gives increased support for joints, reducing the risk of wear and tear of the joints.
  • Improved gait pattern will ensure the patient uses each limb equally and effectively, which will reduce the risk of overuse on a particular limb.

What Conditions Can Benefit From Hydrotherapy?

Some conditions that are commonly referred for hydrotherapy are as follows:

  • Hip/elbow dysplasia
  • Total or partially ruptured cruciate ligament
  • Luxating patella
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Obesity

Dexter Undergoing Treatment

Dexter at Paddling Pups, look at the fun he his having getting better.