Medical Hydrotherapy

Canine Hydrotherapy

Medical Hydrotherapy Treatment at Woofs n Scruffs.
Woofs n Scruffs specialises in rehabilitation through Hydrotherapy.

We are able to offer treatment options in both our Heated Hydrotherapy Pool and Canine Underwater Treadmill ensuring the most appropriate and best treatment options are available to your dog.

Hydrotherapy is the preferred rehab treatment following injury as it is none weight bearing. As well as its many healing properties, hydrotherapy also helps life the dogs mood and improve quality of life.

The International Association of Animal Therapists (IAAT)

Here at Woofs n Scruffs we are proud members of The International Association of Animal Therapists (IAAT) which is a membership organisation for animal therapists, their mission along with ours is to promote excellence in animal therapy.

Short Term Benefits

• Decreased pain perception
• Increased sensory perception
• Relaxation of muscle tension and/or spasm
• Decreased heart rate at rest
• Possible reduction of blood pressure
• Reduction of oedema.

Long Term Benefits

• Increased Joint range of motion
• Increased muscle strength
• Improved muscle recruitment
• Prevention of secondary complications
• Improved cardiovascular fitness
• Decreased pain and inflammation
• Potential easier return to normal function
• Slowing progression of degenerative disease process
• Improved quality of life.

As well as supporting your dog's medical condition, it is also a fantastic way to reduce the frustration caused when an animal is having cage rest and as with humans exercise is a great way of promoting well being due to endorphin which are released into the system during activity.

Why Woofs n Scruffs?

We are a fully insured hydrotherapy centre to ensure your full protection and you may even be able to claim the full cost of your medical swims back from your pet insurance.

We will work with your dog’s vet, your dog and you to create a tailored plan to ensure their injury receives the best possible treatment. We will still make it as fun as possible for your dog, using toys and plenty of motivation. We pride ourselves on the quality of care we give to each and every one of our patients, we will work closely with other health professionals your dog may be seeing for their condition such as veterinary surgeons and physiotherapists to ensure their rehabilitation plan is the best it possible can be.

We understand how important your dog is to you. They are really important to us too. So you can rest assured we will provide the best quality care at all times.

So now you know all about our hydrotherapy why not get booked into a session. You can do this online or by calling one of our centres on
0191 513 0990