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Hydrotherapy for Dogs in Orlando Florida

Dip’n Dogs is located in Winter Park, FL and was founded by Rachel Velarde. She is fully experienced in Canine Hydrotherapy and completed her Hydrotherapy certification through the Canine Fitness Institute. Rachel is still continuing her studies on canine hydrotherapy to always ensure top quality knowledge & service for her clients and their dogs.

Dip’n Dogs provides water therapy to all breeds of dogs who live with disabilities, obesity, injury, pre & post surgery rehabilitation, degenerative diseases, arthritis, aging dogs, as well as dogs who need overall wellness, fitness or increased mobility. Every session is customized to fit each dog and their needs & Rachel is fully committed to their health, healing & well-being.

We provide (house calls) in-home hydrotherapy and outdoor hydrotherapyContact us for more information.

Meet the Owner & Hydrotherapist – Rachel Velarde

Rachel began her canine health and canine hydrotherapy practice in May of 2017.  She has a passion for caring and healing all animals, especially dogs, which is why canine hydrotherapy is her primary focus. Rachel started her journey at an Orlando canine health and fitness center and gives her credit and appreciation to the facility’s former owners, Sherri Cappabianca and Toby Gass. They are experts in the hydrotherapy and canine health field. They gave Rachel the opportunity to do what she loves, as well as taught her everything she knows about canine care. Rachel completed her certification through the Canine Fitness Institute. She now has over 500+ hours experience in the hydrotherapy pool and has helped over 150 dogs!

Rachel is also a proud dog mom to her two beagles, Leo and Lola.

Meet the Swim Coach – Grace Haggerty

Grace began her canine health practices in May of 2019.  She also has a passion for all animals, especially dogs, which is why Grace started her training with Dip’n Dogs last summer. Grace assists with swim lessons and fitness swimming and has had much experience in the pool over the past year. Grace is a Junior at Louisiana State University where she continues her studies and plays on the Women’s Soccer Team. She is also senior employee with our sister company, Walk’n Dogs, where she is head of Dog walks, Dog runs and Dog sitting services.

Grace is the proud dog mom to her pool loving Labrador Retriever mix, Tucker!


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