Fitness & Conditioning
Swimming is a non-weight bearing, all-over-body exercise, and a great way to get fit and improve body condition. Swimming or exercising on a water treadmill can help to tone, build muscle, improve stamina and trim fat.
We can also tailor in/out of water fitness & core strength exercise programmes to assist the canine athlete reach their potential, ideal for agility training.
Just because swimming is fun! Your dog can come and have a splash around in our large heated hydrotherapy pool, supported by our qualified hydrotherapists. We have dogs that like doing slow and steady laps around the pool, some that love to jump in off the side, and those who have their own unique style.
Swimming is a great all-over-workout and great for adding variety to your dog’s routine. No swimming session is complete without fishy treats and a shower and blow-dry.
Water provides a great way to exercise young large/giant breed dogs whose joints are vulnerable to excessive land-based exercise.
Our Centre offers a safe environment for dogs of all ages to practice their swimming capabilities. We can slowly help them build their confidence and learn how to use all their limbs in the water.
Swimming is an excellent way for overweight dogs to shed those extra pounds.
Please note, weight loss swims are classed as rehabilitative hydrotherapy and require a signed vet referral form (see below). In some cases, if your pet is suffering with additional health issues, they may require a physio assessment before undergoing hydrotherapy treatment. Speak to our team for more info.
Hydrotherapy is an excellent treatment for pets recovering post surgery, injury and illness. It can also help pets with long-term conditions like arthritis and hip/elbow dysplasia. Find out more.