Please note: we are open and providing our clinic services to our current K9HS clients and those registered with us over the past 14 years. We are full and not taking any new cases at this time. Thank you for your understanding!

Canine Physiotherapy & Hydrotherapy
Services in Suffolk

As canine physiotherapists specialising in hydrotherapy, we and aim to solve your dog’s mobility and fitness challenges using a range of physiotherapy, hydrotherapy and rehabilitation treatment techniques.

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 centred 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 specialising 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 the first UK accredited clinical educator in veterinary physiotherapy we work together to find the best way forward to improve your dog’s mobility and quality of life. At K9HS we offer you the complete package as our bespoke services include; land based canine physiotherapy, advanced hydrotherapy, positive behavioural solutions and rehabilitation techniques.

Our vision is to offer the best canine clinical services to Suffolk and the surrounding areas, providing a high quality holistic approach for dogs, plus ongoing support for their owners. We also offer an additional free service for our registered clients with an online Virtual Client Hub full of information, videos and canine advice.

Sarah Ward

Clinical Manager 

Mel Doyle


Susanne Pender


Satellite Centres


Maria Johnston

AdvCertVPhys; MIRVAP; Tellington TTouch



Karynne Penfold 

L3CertHydroSA, L4AdvCertCanHydro


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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 focused practitioners to optimise their canine services and make each canine therapeutic touch count.


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