Canine Physiotherapy & Hydrotherapy
Services in Suffolk

Our team of canine physiotherapists aim to solve your dog’s mobility and fitness challenges using a range of physiotherapy, hydrotherapy and rehabilitation treatment techniques along with positive behaviour modification solutions.

K9HS believes your dog is entitled to a caring and effective treatment. We devise an individual treatment programme to meet your dog’s specific needs and achieve real improvement. Our Movement Enrichment techniques are dog centric and key to achieving happy, healthy dogs. 

Get to Know K9HS

K9HS is where every paw counts

We support you with specialist advice and a home plan designed specifically for your lovely dog. Whatever your dog’s age or problem we achieve significant improvement.

Our proactive approach includes an assessment each session to re-evaluate your canine plan and ensure the treatment session is perfect for your dog’s ongoing needs.

OUR Client stories

Meet Mr. Darcy

My name is Mr Darcy and I am a short-haired Chihuahua. I am highly intelligent and although I say it myself, very handsome! In 2013, when I was around 6-months old, I was experiencing excruciating pain and my vet diagnosed me with Legge-Perthes disease in my right hip. This is a condition where...

Meet Shady

Shady had keyhole surgery on both her elbows at 8 months old and then had to have total rest for 3 months, which was tough for such a young dog.  K9HS were recommended to us to help with Shady's recovery, which was great as we had not looked into physiotherapy or hydrotherapy services before....

Who we are

We’re a team of highly qualified physiotherapists specializing in canine physiotherapy, hydrotherapy and rehabilitation.

 We support you with specialist advice and devise an individual treatment programme to meet your dog’s specific needs. Whatever your dog’s age or problem we achieve real improvement so together you continue your timeless partnership.

Barbara HoulDing, FOUNDER

GradDipPhys,MScVetPhys, MCSP, FIRVAP


As a canine specialist and instructor in physiotherapy, hydrotherapy and rehabilitation, I help you manage the best way forward to improve your lovely dog’s mobility and quality of life.

My vision is to offer the best canine clinical services to Suffolk and the surrounding areas, providing a high quality holistic approach for dogs and ongoing support for their owners. To achieve this goal, I am so fortunate to have a superb team of therapists headed by Sarah Ward, our K9HS Clinical Manager.

Sarah Ward

Clinical Manager 
PgCertSART, RVN, MBVNA, MIRVAP

Mel Doyle

PgDipCABC, PgCertSART, BSc(Hons), MIRVAP, MRAMP, MIAVRT

Mell Matthews

PgCertSART, BSc(Hons), MCSP, HCPC, MIRVAP

Susanne Pender

PgCertSART, BSc(Hons), MCSP, HCPC, MIRVAP

REHABILITATION ASSISTANTS

Eleanor Wilding

Charlotte Carron

Clare Harrison

Maddy Hall

Satellite Centres

UNITED KINGDOM

Maria Johnston

AdvCertVPhys; MIRVAP; Tellington TTouch
Practitioner Level 3; APDT; CBWA

 

NEW ZEALAND

Karynne Penfold 

Advanced Canine Hydrotherapist
Holder of Level 4 Certificate in Canine Hydrotherapy

 

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K9HS is the UK home base for K9HS Courses and our satellite centres in the UK and New Zealand. Our vision is to positively support and mentor canine centred practitioners who care for dogs.

Our courses and training services help provide canine professionals with a choice of opportunities for growth and success, whether they are new to this industry or an experienced therapist.

We share advanced clinical skills with other dog centric practitioners to optimise their canine services and make every therapeutic touch count.

 

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