K9HS believes your dog deserves the best treatment available and we help them overcome their mobility and fitness issues, achieving significant improvement and making a real difference. Our animal centred and owner focused practice offers an integrated treatment programme that may include physiotherapy, hydrotherapy, rehabilitation and positive behavioural solutions, delivered by specialist veterinary physiotherapists.
We care about building a therapeutic bond with your dog to gain their trust and confidence, so they work actively with us in a connected, calm and focused way. Using clinic enrichment and therapeutic handling, our proprioceptive approach along with the individual treatment plan specifically devised to meet your dog’s needs achieves amazing results. We support you with a home programme and expert advice.
Our holistic approach optimises recovery after injury or surgery, promotes fitness, mobility and good health, prevents movement problems occurring and improves performance in the working dog and canine athlete.
Our suite of interlinking therapy rooms includes a heated therapy pool, used with a range of bespoke therapeutic ramps, shower systems, underwater wobble pads, underwater multi-headed massager and underwater platforms for your dog to stand on. We offer an extensive range of water based treatments to include aquatic canine “pawlates” and body balance conditioning.
Using therapeutic handling we gently guide your dog into the pool onto the internal ramp and platform achieving a calm and controlled entry. We have “hands on contact” with your dog at all times and you are an important part of the session to support your dog as we treat them in the water and on land.
K9HS maintains the highest water quality at all times and we have regular external water tests and certification by Kingfisher Environmental Ltd, the UK specialists in this sector.